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    Default 460830 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 30-08-1946

    Hello,

    460830 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 30-08-1946

    From Henk's List -

    WAAF
    CANADA
    LEWIS, Olive Madge - LACW - W318254 - RCAF(Woman's Division ).
    Montreal ( Mount Royal ) Cemetery, Quebec, Canada.

    CANADA
    TAYLOR, Leo Joffre - Sqn/Ldr - C/13565 - RCAF.
    Cannington Necropolis, Ontario, Canada.

    REPUBLIC of IRELAND
    MOONEY, Joseph Patrick ( Irish Republic ) - AC2c - 4005159 - RAFVR.
    Newtownards Cemetery, Trim, County Neath, Republic of Ireland.

    MALTA
    CUNNINGHAM, James Lawrence - LAC - 3040798 - RAFVR.
    Malta ( Capuccini ) Naval Cemetery, Malta.

    UK
    ASTON, John - Cpl - 1301864 - RAFVR.
    Birmingham ( Yardley ) Cemetery, Warwickshire.
    CLARK, Harold John - CPO(A) - FX.82398 - Royal Navy - HMS Merlin.
    South London Crematorium, Mitcham, Surrey.
    CLAY, Charles Thomas - Cpl - 538364 - RAF.
    Carshalton ( All Saints ) Churchyard, Surrey.
    COOPER, Sydney Francis - AC2c - 2273177 - RAFVR.
    Lowestoft ( Beccles Road ) Cemetery, Suffolk.
    De PLEDGE, John Hayward - AC1c - 1156565 - RAFVR.
    Plymouth ( Weston Mill ) Cemetery, Devon.
    HODGES, Frank - F/Sgt - 1802930 - RAFVR.
    Ware New Cemetery, Hertfordshire.
    WOODALL, Jack George - AC2c - 2270749 - RAFVR.
    Croydon ( Mitcham Road ) Cemetery, Surrey.

    From CWGC & Geoff's Sites-

    INDIA
    PREM NARAYAN - Enrolled Follower - 71545 - RIAF.
    Delhi/Karachi 1939 - 1945 War Memorials, India.

    UK
    KILSBY, Sydney Kenneth - S/Lt(A) - RNVR - HMS Merlyn.
    Dunfermline ( Douglas Bank ) Cemetery, Fifeshire.
    WATKINSON, Leslie Howard - Sick Birth Attendant - C/MX.782148 - RN - HMS Merlyn.
    Owston ( All Saints ) Churchyard, Yorkshire.

    Clark, Kilsby and Watkins on were aboard Dominie X7394 - 752 Sqdn FAA.

    Alex
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    CANADA
    LEWIS, Olive Madge - LACW - W318254 - RCAF(Woman's Division ).
    Montreal ( Mount Royal ) Cemetery, Quebec, Canada.

    Killed in car collision, St. Jerome, Quebec.

    CANADA
    TAYLOR, Led (should read Leo) Joffre - Sqn/Ldr - C/13565 - RCAF.
    Cannington Necropolis, Ontario, Canada.

    Killed in crash of aeroplane at his father's farm.

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    Hello,

    CANADA.

    C13565 S/L Leo Joffre TAYLOR RCAF.

    Possibly connected with the following loss (D.H.83 Fox Moth CF-BNW):

    http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=154283

    Col.

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    Death cert in service record says.

    Death due to aircraft crash on fathers farm.

    Reported by OC of RCAF Uplands, Maintence Command.

    Place of Death is Brock, Ontario

    Annoyingly... no other specifics
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    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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    Hello,

    Place of Death: Brock, Ontario, makes D.H.83 Fox Moth CF-BNW unlikely.

    Col.

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    Hi

    REPUBLIC of IRELAND
    MOONEY, Joseph Patrick ( Irish Republic ) - AC2 - not Eng/Wales?.

    MALTA
    CUNNINGHAM, James Lawrence - LAC - RAF Luqa UK
    ASTON, John - Cpl - registered in Birmingham
    CLAY, Charles Thomas - Cpl - registered in Surrey M E
    COOPER, Sydney Francis - AC2 - registered in Wantage in 4th Qtr (same incident as Woodall?)
    De PLEDGE, John Hayward - AC1 - registered in Plymouth
    HODGES, Frank - F/Sgt - registered in Croydon
    WOODALL, Jack George - AC2 - registered in Wantage in 4th Qtr (same incident as Cooper?)

    Malcolm

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    Hello

    A little more on the following:

    CLAY, Charles Thomas - Cpl - 538364 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at The Emergency Hospital, Sutton, Surrey.

    COOPER, Sydney Francis - AC2c - 2273177 and
    WOODALL, Jack George - AC2c - 2270749 - The Daily Herald of October 11th 1946 reported that they both died in a lorry accident near Wantage.

    HODGES, Frank - F/Sgt - 1802930 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at the General Hospital, Croydon.

    Regards

    Simon

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Joseph Patrick Mooney 4005159, attached to Number 22 Recruit Centre, died in the Waringfield military hospital of a perforated duodenal ulcer

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Sydney Francis Cooper 2273177 and

    Jack George Woodall 2270749 both attached to 26t MU

    Were both killed when struck by an RAF lorry whilst walking back to RAF Grove. Aircraftman Stanley Robert Wise was also seriously injured. The lorry also belonging to RAF Grove, was being driven without authority

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Frank Hodges 1802930 , attached to RAF Croydon , was killed at Croydon Airfield when he was riding on the rear of a lorry driven by LAC P A B Peppingstall carrying 60 lbs of newpapers when he fell off when the vehicle manouveres to turn past a fuel pump and a lorry driven by LAC M J Ryan. He was seen to loose his balance and roll off at 15 MPH and was in the act of getting up when the rear wheel caught him and crushed his head killing him instantly .
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