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    Default 461108 - Unaccounted Airmen - 08-11-1946

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    461108 - Unaccounted Airmen - 08-11-1946

    From Henk's List (& Krzystka's list ) -

    CANADA
    WELLS, John Thomas - LAC - R/116413 - RCAF.
    Carberry Cemetery, Manitoba, Canada.

    EGYPT
    ARNOLD, Derrick - LAC - 3050069 - RAFVR.
    Fayid War Cemetery, Egypt.

    IRELAND Republic of
    DALY, James - AC2c - 1900679 - RAFVR.
    Glasnevin ( Or Prospect ) Cemetery, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland.

    UK
    ARMSTRONG, Oswald Anthony - W/O - 505492 - RAF.
    Doncaster ( Rose Hill) Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    FOX, Denis Evan - Sgt - 1609042 - RAFVR.
    Cheltenham Cemetery, Prestbury, Gloucestershire.
    KERRIDGE, Leonard John - LAC - 1249521 - RAFVR.
    Streatham Park Cemetery, Surrey.
    WACLAWSKI, Stanislaw - Sierzant( Sgt/Mechanic) - P.781833 - PAF - 304 Sqn.
    Cambridge City Cemetery, Cambridgeshire.

    From CWGC -

    UK
    CHATER, Roy Edward - F/O(Nav) - 194286 - RAFVR.
    South London Crematorium, Mitcham, Surrey.
    DOLAN, Francis Donald - Air Mechanic - FX.685741 - HMS Ariel - R N.
    Sheffield General Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    HALLIFAX, Noel Dan - Sqn/Ldr - 33404 - RAF.
    Harrogate ( Stonefall ) Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    PRICE, Edwin William Henry - LAC - 701164 - RAF.
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.

    Chater and Hallifax we're crew of Mosquito NF30 - NT266 - 54 OTU.

    Alex

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    Hi Alex,
    for WACLAWSKI, Stanislaw - Sierzant( Sgt/Mechanic) - P.781833 - PAF - 304 Sqn see: https://listakrzystka.pl/en/waclawski-stanislaw-2/

    Zmarł w szpitalu po wypadku drogowym
    Died in hospital after car accident

    + additional details here: https://304squadron.blogspot.com/201...waclawski.html
    He was a mechanic, born on 4th May 1909. He survived the war but was involved in a road accident at Six Mile Bottom near Cambridge on the main road from Newmarket to Cambridge in mysterious circumstances on 8th November 1946. The lorry involved disappeared shortly afterwards. He died in Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge the next morning. No inquest was held but witness statements were taken and sent to Group Headquarters. He is buried in Cambridge.

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

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    CANADA
    WELLS, John Thomas - LAC - R/116413 - RCAF.
    Carberry Cemetery, Manitoba, Canada.

    Natural death at No. 1 MD Portage la Prairie
    Czechoslovak Airmen in the RAF 1940-1945
    http://cz-raf.webnode.cz

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    Hello

    EGYPT
    ARNOLD, Derrick - LAC - 3050069 - can't find him in the overseas deaths list, and no unit listed on the Graves Registration Report Form.

    IRELAND Republic of
    DALY, James - AC2c - 1900679 - registered Dublin South.

    UK
    ARMSTRONG, Oswald Anthony - W/O - 505492 - registered Doncaster.

    FOX, Denis Evan - Sgt - 1609042 - the Goucestershire Echo of November 9th 1946 reported the following:

    Local Flt. Sgt. Killed in Road Crash
    Boy Also a Victim
    Flight-Sergt. Dennis [sic] Evan Fox, of 139, Prestbury Road, Cheltenham, and a nine years old boy have ied as the result of a collision between a motor-cycle and a motor-car at Cassington, near Oxford, on Friday night.
    Flight Sergt. Fox, the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Fox, of the Prestbury Road Post Office, was killed instantly, and Edward French, a nine years old boy of Cassington, died in the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford.
    The collision occurred on the Northern by-pass road. Flt. Sgt. Fox was riding his motor-cycle from the camp at Uxbridge, Middlesex, and the boy was a passenger in the car.


    KERRIDGE, Leonard John - LAC - 1249521 - the national Probate Calendar records that the died at the R.A.F. Hospital, Wroughton.

    DOLAN, Francis Donald - Air Mechanic - FX.685741 - died at the Southern Hospital, Dartford, due to Acute Military TB.

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    Simon

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    Derrick Arnold
    3050069 Ex-ATC Cadet Enlisted May 1943 Birmingham
    NoK loc at Sutton Coldfield.
    Fayid ORB?, or Sutton Coldfield local paper(s)?
    HTH
    Peter Davies
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    701164 LAC E.W.H PRICE
    Born 4 June 1918 Cardiff. Enlisted RAFVR 18 July 1939
    (Flight Global - 2-1-1941 ) Wounded or Injured on Active Service 701164 AC1 E.W.H PRICE
    Discharged 13 MAY 1942
    Died 8-11-1946 Cardiff, age 28 (Grave lost/unknown ?)

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    Default Re: 461108 - Unaccounted Airmen - 08-11-1946

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    RE: 3050069 LAC Derrick ARNOLD RAFVR:

    Chris Hobson, in Failed To Return - Part 2 - A-B, p.204, mentions his unit as, 10 Motor Transport Light Repair Unit, Lobardo, Egypt. Place of Residence - Sutton Coldfield, Warwicks. Died 08 November 1946.

    Col.

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    UPGRADE to Edwin William Henry Price 701164, A medically discharged airman at the time of his death, he died at 30A Cowbridge Road, Cardiff, of pulmonary tuberculosis
    Last edited by jonheyworth; 9th March 2021 at 13:01.

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

    James Daly 1900679 , a medically discharged airman, died at home in Dublin of pulmonary tuberculosis

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

    Derick Arnold 3050069, was admitted dangerously ill to Number 19 general hospital on 8 november where he died of poliomyelitis and enchapalitis

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