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    451208 - Unaccounted Airwomen & Airmen - 08-12-1945

    From Henk's List -

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    ALLISON, Florence Elizabeth - LACW - 2130584 - WAAF - New South gate Cemetery, Hertfordshire.
    McDONALD, Catherine Ann - ACW2 - 485789 - WAAF - Lacasaidh Cemetery, Isle of Lewis, Ross and Cromarty.

    ITALY
    RUTLEDGE, Charles Irwin ( N. Ireland ) - LAC - 652115 - RAF - Catania War Cemetery, Sicily, Italy.

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    DAVIDSON, William - Cpl - 1090984 - 524 Sqdn - RAFVR - Bradford ( Scholemoor ) Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    WYLIE, Ronald - LAC - 552933 - RAF - Sunderland ( Mere Knolls ) Cemetery, Durham.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    INDONESIA
    HALE, Eric - F/Sgt(Nav/WoP) - 1583590 - On loan from 110 Sqdn - RAFVR - Jakarta War Cemetery, Indonesia - [ Mosquito VI - RF961 - 84 Sqdn ].
    TAYLOR, James Davis - F/Lt(Pilot) - 141717 - D.F.C - 84 Sqdn - RAFVR - Jakarta War Cemetery, Indonesia - [ Mosquito VI - RF961 - 84 Sqdn ].

    MALAYSIA
    WATT, Rowland Hill - LAC - 145140 - RAAF - Labuan War Cemetery, Malaysia.

    Alex

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    Hi

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    ALLISON, Florence Elizabeth - LACW - registered in Swindon (1st Qtr 1946).
    McDONALD, Catherine Ann - ACW2 - not Eng/Wales?.
    DAVIDSON, William - Cpl - not Eng/Wales?.
    WYLIE, Ronald - LAC - registered in Swindon.

    ITALY
    RUTLEDGE, Charles Irwin ( N. Ireland ) - LAC -RAF Catania.

    INDONESIA
    HALE, Eric - F/Sgt(Nav/WoP) - Mosquito VI - RF961 - 84 Sqdn ].
    TAYLOR, James Davis - F/Lt(Pilot) - Mosquito VI - RF961 - 84 Sqdn ].

    Malcolm

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    MacDONALD, Catherine Ann - ACW2 - 485789 - the Scotland's People Statutory Deaths Register states that she died at 7.00 p.m. at the Police Station House, Alness, of TB. Her father was a local Police Constable.

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    DAVIDSON, William - Cpl - 1090984 - registered Loughborough?
    WYLIE, Ronald - LAC - 552933 - died at the R.A.F. Hospital, Wroughton.

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    I have checked Scotland's People and verified my records in that Catherine Ann Macdonald died of TB at the Lewis Sanitorium. She was based at RAF Stornoway. She was from 19 Laxay, Isle of Lewis. The eldest daughter of John and Marion Macdonald (nee Macaskill), Katie Ann (as she was called by friends)was interred at Old Laxay Cemetery (Lacsaidh is Scottish Gaelic for Laxay).

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    Thanks for the correction on Catherine Ann MacDonald. Apologies for the error everyone!

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    Hello,

    MALAYSIA.

    145140 LAC Rowland Hill WATT (Junior) RAAF.

    145140 LAC (DMT) Rowland Hill WATT (Jnr.) RAAF (of No.5 Airfield Construction Squadron, Labuan Island), Died of injuries in No.2/6 Australian General Hospital, Labuan Island, on 8 December, 1945. Although Watt is listed with a cause of death as 'Illness', it is known he was involved in an accident on Labuan Island, and suffered a ruptured spleen.

    Rowland Watt was one of those unfortunates whose NOK (his father) was contacted on 11 August, 1960 - the letter was returned unopened (F.R.R.).

    Col.

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