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    460311 - Unaccounted Airmen - 11-03-1946

    From Henk's List -

    CANADA
    FORSYTH, James - Sgt - R/66436 - RCAF - Thorold ( Lakeview ) Cemetery, Ontario, Canada.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    BUIRSKI, A. L - Air Sgt - 211784V - SAAF - Cape Town ( Pinelands ) (No.1 ) Jewish Cemetery, Western Cape, South Africa.
    MYERS, Reginald - AC1c - 1053177 - RAFVR - Johannesburg ( West Park ) Cemetery, Gauteng, South Africa.

    UK
    BERNAL, Stanley Hope ( Jamaican ) - LAC - 713063 - RAFVR - Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey.
    HAY, Francis Alexander - LAC - 987034 - RAFVR - Dundee ( Balgay ) Cemetery, Angus.

    From CWGC & Geoff's Sites -

    UK
    SHORTT, Douglas Jerrold O'Leary - S/Lt(A) - RCNVR - HMS. Macaw - 766 Sqdn - St. Fergus Old Churchyard, Aberdeenshire - [ Firefly FR.1 - MB672 ].

    Alex

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    HI,
    SHORTT, Douglas Jerrold O'Leary Firefly MB672, stalled on Take off, Rattray,

    Alan.

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    Alex

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    BERNAL, Stanley Hope ( Jamaican ) - LAC - 713063 - struggling to find him.

    HAY, Francis Alexander - LAC - 987034 - the Statutory Deaths Register on the Scotland's People website records that he died at 2.50p.m. at Edenshall Hospital, Inveresk, due to haemochromatosis and heart failure.

    Regards

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    Alex, Simon, et al,
    Lots and lots of "ifs and buts" about this - but here goes:-
    Bernal has a Jamaican RAF Number (Block 713000-715899)
    Allocation Start Date 1 Dec 1943
    Allocation End Date 31 Aug 1944??? (The next Jamaican Block Allocated wef 1 Sep 1944)
    Span 274 days.
    Maths (??) shows that he might have become A Number on Mon 6 Dec 1943!
    Don't know when he Registered/Voluteered/Enlisted/was Mobilised.
    If he was 18 when any of the above took place (and they were, probably in WW2, all close fairly together?) then he was probably born in 1925?
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    Peter

    Nice work there, but I think I've found him on ancestry.com - I don't have a worldwide membership, but can see the previews of the records.

    There's a Stanley Hope Bernal listed as being born June 17th 1914, at Kingston, Jamaica, son of Egbert Orboina Bernal and Clara Bell Bernal, nee Trealleven. He was married on December 29th 1943 to Daphne May Brownie, the marriage taking place also in Kingston.

    I can't see him on FreeBMD, ancestry.co.uk, nor Scotland's People.

    Simon

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    Hi all,

    FORSYTH, James - Sgt - R/66436 - RCAF - Thorold ( Lakeview ) Cemetery, Ontario, Canada.

    Post-discharge death, discharged on 23.11.1945 as medically unfit.
    August 1945 diagnosis:
    malignant tumor apparently originating in the mediastinum and invading the left hemithorax

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

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