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    461020 - Unaccounted Airmen - 20-10-1946

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    RAINSBURY, Sidney Thomas - W/O - 313873 - RAF - B.E.M - 20 Sqn.
    Kirk Christ Lezayre ( Holy Trinity ) Churchyard, Isle of Man.
    TITHERINGTON, Harold James - Wng/CDR - 11103 - RAF.
    Oxford ( Botley ) Cemetery, Oxfordshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's Sites -

    INDIA
    FOSS, George Henry - Grp/Capt - RAF - O. B. E.
    HEPBURN, Alexander John - Reverend(Sqn/Ldr) - 191875 - RAFVR.
    TAYLOR, Ian Wallace Morton - Reverend(Sqn/Ldr) - 104278 RAFVR.
    These three airmen are in Calcutta ( Bhowanipore ) Cemetery, Kolkata, India.
    The three ( of eighteen ) airmen named above were in York I - MW208 - 51 Sqn.

    PAKISTAN
    BERRY, Peter - Sgt - 1862580 - RAFVR - 298 Sqn.
    Karachi War Cemetery, Pakistan.

    UK
    BOOTH, William - Cpl - 1518113 - RAFVR.
    Pittington Burial Ground ( Or Hallgarth ) Cemetery, Durham.
    MORRIS, James Alexander - Air Fitter - FX.85617 - HMS Unicorn - RN.
    Thornaby-on-Tees, Cemetery, Yorkshire.

    Alex

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    INDIA.

    G/C George Henry FOSS OBE(M), RAF. (Technical Branch) - Service number was 36024:

    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/...supplement/404

    Col.

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    Hi

    UK
    RAINSBURY, Sidney Thomas - W/O -registered in Aylesbury (RAF Hospital, Halton?)
    TITHERINGTON, Harold James - Wng/CDR - registered in Aylesbury (RAF Hospital, Halton?)

    UK
    BOOTH, William - Cpl - registered in Durham Central

    Malcolm

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    Hello

    A little more on the following:

    UK
    RAINSBURY, Sidney Thomas - W/O - 313873 - the National Probate Calendar confirms that he died at the R.A.F. Hospital, Halton.

    TITHERINGTON, Harold James - Wng/CDR - 11103 - as with Rainsbury, the National Probate Calendar confirms that he died at R.A.F. Hospital, Halton Camp.

    MORRIS, James Alexander - Air Fitter - FX.85617 - registered Cleveland, recorded as 'died' with no further details.

    PAKISTAN
    BERRY, Peter - Sgt - 1862580 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at Manora Beach, Karachi.

    Regards

    Simon

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