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    Hello,

    451027 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 27-10-1945

    From Henk's List -

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    CHANTLER, Betty Edwina Violet - LACW - 2031049 - WAAF - Twickenham Cemetery, Middlesex.

    CANADA
    ARCHIBALD, Arthur Campbell - LAC - R/150558 - RCAF -Edmonton Cemetery, Alberta, Canada.

    UK
    BENTLEY, Robert Geoffrey - W/O - 1292190 - RAFVR - City of London Cemetery & Crematorium, Manor Park, Essex.
    GILLARD, Dennis George - LAC - 939997 - RAFVR - Nuneaton(Our Lady of the Angels) Roman Catholic Churchyard, Warwickshire.
    HAWELL, James William - AC1 - 1133928 - 1383 TCU - RAFVR - Greystoke (St. Andrew) Churchyard, Cumberland.
    NEWTON, Ronald George - F/L(Pilot) - 128916 - RAFVR - Alperton Cemetery, Middlesex.
    PERRIAM, Francis - W/O - 919438 - RAFVR - Castle Eden (St. James) Churchyard, Durham.
    TREMAYNE, John William - Cpl - 912993 - RAFVR - Shortwood (All Saints) Churchyard, Gloucestershire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    Nil.

    Alex

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    Alex,

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    CHANTLER, Betty Edwina Violet - registered King's Lynn

    BENTLEY, Robert Geoffrey - the Chelmsford Chronicle of november 2nd 1945 reports that he was killed in a car accident. The car he was driving was in collision with a bus at Woodford, and Bentley and the car owner who was a passenger were killed. Another passenger was injured.

    GILLARD, Dennis George - the National Probate Calendar states that he died at the Royal Infirmary, Doncaster.

    HAWELL, James William - registered Penrith. The Lancashire Evening Post of November 29th 1945 reports that he was knocked off his cycle and killed by a farmer, who failed to report the accident anad was fined 3. Hawell was riding without lights, and received fatal injuries.

    NEWTON, Ronald George - the National Probate Calendar states that he died at Hounslow Hospital

    PERRIAM, Francis John - the People newspaper of October 28th 1945 reports that he was killed when a three ton lorry overturned while taking a party of 17 to Dessord [sic - Defford presumably] Aerodrome, after a dance.

    TREMAYNE, John William - the Gloucester Citizen of October 30th has a death announcement which states that he died at Standish House Sanatorium.

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    Many of your responses to these queries include references to newspaper reports, Simon. Could you tell me where these come from please - or how you find them?

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    Brian

    They're on Findmypast.co.uk - the monthly subscription includes access to the newspaper records held on the britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk website.

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    Much obliged, Simon.

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    1292190 W/O Robert Geoffrey BENTLEY was a former P.O.W - 27-28-9-1943 214 Sqn Stirling EF402 lost on a raid to Hannover all the crew became POWs.

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    Hi,

    CANADA
    ARCHIBALD, Arthur Campbell - LAC - R/150558 - RCAF

    Post discharge death, 31. 7. 1944 discharged from the RCAF on Medical Grounds: Sacro-iliac arthritis, Bronchitis, Maxillary sinusitis

    Pavel
    Czechoslovak Airmen in the RAF 1940-1945
    http://cz-raf.webnode.cz

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