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    Default 451212 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-12-1945

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    451212 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-12-1945

    From Henk's List -

    EGYPT
    GORDON, James Gordon - F/Lt - 46601 - RAF - Alexandria (Hadra ) War Cemetery Egypt - [ Correct Date for this airman is 21/12/1945 see CWGC & Geoff's Sites ].
    THATCHER, Hubert George -Cpl - 1434843 - RAFVR - Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt.

    NEW ZEALAND
    HARTLAND, John Brian - F/O - 4213324 - RNZAF - Auckland ( Waikumete ) Crematorium, Waitakere City, New Zealand.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    AUSTRALIA
    McKENZIE, Kenneth George - F/Lt - 402101 - RAAF - Tocumwal War General Cemetery, New South Wales, Australia.

    MALAYSIA
    McGUINESS, Reginald Brendon - LAC - 46558 - RAAF - Labuan War Cemetery, Malaysia.

    MYANMAR
    PETTIT, Robert William - LAC - 1232638 - RAFVR - Rangoon War Cemetery, Myanmar.

    SRI LANKA
    CLEMENTSON, Frank Houghton - LAC - 1784006 - RAFVR - 232 Sqdn - Colombo (Liveramentu ) Cemetery, Sri Lanka.
    COATSWORTH Eric F/O(Pilot) - 196866 - RAFVR - 232 Sqdn - Colombo (Liveramentu ) Cemetery, Sri Lanka.
    FARDLE, Mervyn Oliver Clive - F/Sgt - 1895203 - RAFVR - Colombo ( Liveramentu ) War Cemetery, Sri Lanka.
    OFFORD, Leslie William - W/O(Flt/Engr) - 1814621 - RAFVR - Colombo ( Liveramentu ) War Cemetery, Sri Lanka.
    SING, Henry Lee - AC1c - 3008574 - RAFVR - Colombo (Liveramentu ) War Cemetery, Sri Lanka.
    WOODWARD, Harry W/O(WoP-A/G ) - 1199390 - RAFVR - Colombo ( Liveramentu ) War Cemetery, Sri Lanka.
    WILFORD, Ernest Thomas - AC1c - 2202364 - RAFVR - Colombo ( Liveramentu ) War Cemetery, Sri Lanka.
    All seven airmen named above were crew of Liberator C.VII - EW624 of 232Sqn.

    UK
    BOEHNIG, Johann -German Air Force - Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery, Staffordshire.

    ZIMBABWE
    LOUTH, Geoffrey William McCallum - F/Sgt - M/2019 - SRAF - Avondale ( St. Mary Magdalene ) Church Cemetery, Zimbabwe.

    Alex

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    EGYPT
    THATCHER, Hubert George -Cpl - Provost HQ.

    MYANMAR
    PETTIT, Robert William - LAC - 55578 MSU

    Malcolm

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    Default Re: 451212 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-12-1945

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    AUSTRALIA.

    402101 F/L Kenneth George McKENZIE RAAF.

    On 12 December, 1945, F/L McKenzie RAAF (of No.99 Sqn RAAF), died from injuries in a motor accident near Findlay, Queensland.

    Ref: Storr

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    Default Re: 451212 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-12-1945

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    MALAYSIA.

    46558 LAC Reginald Brendon McGUINESS RAAF.

    On 12 December, 1945, LAC (Electrical [Mech.] Fitter) Reginald Brendon McGUINESS RAAF (of No.9 Airfield Construction Squadron, Balikpapan) was accidentally electrocuted. He was taking down the electrical wiring around the campsite in Borneo, when he accidentally cut a live wire.

    Ref: Storr.

    Col.
    Last edited by COL BRUGGY; 22nd October 2020 at 08:09.

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