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    461029 - Unaccounted Airmen - 29-10-1946

    From Henk's List -

    YEMEN
    MOODY, William Harry - AC2c - 2230724 - RAFVR.
    Maala Cemetery, Yemen.

    UK
    AMES, Reginald Leslie - Sgt - 1805664 - RAFVR.
    Cambridge City Cemetery, Cambridgeshire.
    PENNING, Joseph Henry - Sgt - 347595 - RAF.
    Hither Green Cemetery, London.
    TAIT, Frederick - Cpl - 988308 - RAFVR.
    Newcastle-Upon-Tyne ( All Saints ) Cemetery, Northumberland.

    From CWGC & Geoff's Sites -

    AUSTRALIA
    GALLAWAY, Horace - F/Lt - 265696 - RAAF - MiD.
    Casino General Cemetery, New South Wales, Australia.

    INDIA
    GHAZI, Abdul Rahim - LAC - 41227 - RIAF.
    KISHORI, Johan Bhowal - AC2c - 30745 - RIAF.
    These two Indian airmen are remembered in the Dehli/Karachi 1939-1945 War Memorials.

    UK
    AITKEN, Robert Mallory ( Canadian ) - S/Lt(A) - HMS Gannet - RN.
    Wigton Cemetery, Cumberland.
    HALLIWELL, Joseph Henry ( Australian ?) - Lt(A) - HMS Gannet - RN.
    Faughanvale ( St. Candice ) Church of Ireland Churchyard, County Londonderry.
    Both airmen were in Master II - AZ666 - 718 Sqn FAA.

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    265696 F/L Horace GALLAWAY MiD RAAF.

    265696 F/L Horace GALLAWAY MiD RAAF (ex-RAAF HQ.North-Western Area, Amberley, Queensland) had been officially discharged from the RAAF on 10 January, 1946. He passed away at 113th Australian General Hospital, Concord, N.S.W. from an unspecified illness on 29 October, 1946. The citation for his mention simply reads, For Gallant and Distinguished Service in the North-Western Area.

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    YEMEN
    MOODY, William Harry - AC2c - 2230724 - 7 Prov. Flight.

    UK
    AMES, Reginald Leslie - Sgt - 1805664 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at Kirtling Road, Stradishall.

    PENNING, Joseph Henry - Sgt - 347595 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup, Kent.

    TAIT, Frederick - Cpl - 988308 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at the General Hospital, 418 Westgate Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

    UK
    AITKEN, Robert Mallory ( Canadian ) - S/Lt (A) - HMS Gannet - RN and
    HALLIWELL, Joseph Henry ( Australian ?) - Lt (A) - HMS Gannet - RN.

    The Lancashire Evening Post of November 5th 1946 reported the following:

    KILLED IN PLANE CRASH
    Mr. and Mrs. T. Halliwell, of Railway View, Southport, have been notified that their son, Lieutenant Joseph H. Halliwell, Fleet Air Arm, has lost his life in a flying ccident off the Irish coast, his plane crashing into the sea three miles outside Londonderry.
    Lieutenant Halliwell, who was transferred to the Fleet Air Arm from the Navy, had been serving about five years and was in Tokio Bay with the American Fleet when the Japanese signed the armistice.
    He was married a few months ago to an Australian girl.


    Regards

    Simon

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