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    Default 461104 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 04-11-1946

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    461104 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 04-11-1946

    From Henk's List -

    WAAF
    UK
    BIGNELL, Marjorie Rose - ACW2c - 469272 - WAAF.
    Wallington ( Bandon Hill ) Cemetery, Surrey.

    EGYPT
    WHITE, George Henry - W/O - 634981 - RAF - 575 Sqdn.
    Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt.

    UK
    KING, Andrew - Sqn/Ldr - 79849 - RAFVR.
    Golders Green Crematorium, Middlesex.
    LODGE, George Henry - Cpl - 905275 - RAFVR.
    Barking ( Rippleside ) Cemetery, Essex.
    NERI, Peter - LAC - 1337526 - RAFVR.
    Tavistock New Cemetery, Devon.

    From CWGC & Geoff's Sites -

    IRAQ
    ESHU, Binyamin - Lance Cpl - 3542 - RAF Iraq Levies.
    Habbania Memorial, Iraq.

    Alex

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    WAAF
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    BIGNELL, Marjorie Rose - ACW2c - 469272 - the Hartlepool Mail, as well as a couple of other newspapers, reported that her body was found on the railway line near West Norwood, dressed in her pyjamas. She was an orphan, had recently been demobbed from the W.A.A.F., and had been ill for some time. The spot where her body was found could be reached from the garden of her aunt's house, where she had been staying. The 60 year old railway foreman who found her body collapsed and died of shock at the stationmaster's office after reporting the find.

    UK
    KING, Andrew - Sqn/Ldr - 79849 - the National Probate Calendar records his name as Andrew Nathaniel King, and that he died at the Westminster Hospital, London S.W.1.

    LODGE, George Henry - Cpl - 905275 - also registered Westminster.

    NERI, Peter - LAC - 1337526 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at Hawkmoor Sanatorium, Bovey Tracey, Devonshire. The Western Morning News of November 7th 1946 reported his death, and included the following:

    A member of Tavistock Town band and the parish church choir, Mr. Neri served in S.E.A.C. with an Air Sea Rescue unit of the R.A.F. during the war.

    Regards

    Simon

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