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    Default 460407 - Unaccounted Airmen - 07-04-1946

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    460407 - Unaccounted Airmen - 07-04-1946

    From Henk's List -

    CANADA
    ANDERSON, David Earl - F/Lt - J/15848 - RCAF - Winnipeg ( Brookside ) Cemetery, Manitoba, Canada.

    INDIA
    REILLY, Mathew Joseph - F/O - 52413 - RAF - M.B.E - Madras War Cemetery, Chennai, India.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    LIMBIRD, Victor - Air Cpl - P/5582V - SAAF - Cape Town ( Maitland ) Cemetery, Western Cape, South Africa.

    UK
    HURSTWAITE, Harry John - LAC - 1446501 - RAFVR - Woolwich Cemetery, London.
    WADMORE, George William Charles - LAC - 1191252RAFVR - Colden Common ( Holy Trinity ) Churchyard, Hampshire.
    LEWIS, Cyril Edwin - LAC - 1692611 - RAFVR - Chester ( Overleigh ) Cemetery, Cheshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's Sites -

    Nil

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    INDIA
    REILLY, Mathew Joseph - F/O - 225 Group.

    UK
    HURSTWAITE, Harry John - LAC - registered in Woolwich.
    WADMORE, George William Charles - LAC - registered in Swindon (RAF Hospital Wroughton?).
    LEWIS, Cyril Edwin - LAC - registered in Colchester.

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    LEWIS, Cyril Edwin - LAC - 1692611 - the Chelmsford Chronicle of April 19th 1946 reported the following:

    Airman Killed in Overturned Jeep
    A verdict of accidental death was returned at a Colchester inquest on Tuesday on Cyril Edwin Lewis, 23, R.A.F., aircraftman, stationed at Earls Colne, who was fatally injured when the jeep in which he and six others were travelling back to camp overturned at Coggeshall on the night of April 7th.
    The Coroner said that the accident was in a measure caused by the jeep being somewhat overloaded.


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    Hi all,

    ANDERSON, David Earl - F/Lt - J/15848 - RCAF - Winnipeg ( Brookside ) Cemetery, Manitoba, Canada.

    Post-discharge death. Discharged on 25.3.46 as medically unfit.
    Died in Ottawa Civic Hospital, cause of death - abdominal carcinomatosis.

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

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    Default Re: 460407 - Unaccounted Airmen - 07-04-1946

    LIMBIRD, Victor - Air Cpl - P/5582V

    From the Certificate of Death On Service on FamilySearch;

    Victor Whitley LIMBIRD

    'Died of multiple fracture of face and frontal region' - cause not specified.


    From the Death Notice on FamilySearch

    Died at 'Military Hospital, Wynberg' and reported by his mother 'Present at death' - so presumably an accident in the preceding days

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