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    461113 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-11-1946

    From Henk's List -

    EGYPT
    ENRIGHT, Michael - Sgt - 1798936 - RAFVR.
    Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt.

    FRANCE
    HEMSLEY, Francis Arthur - Cpl - 1694291 - RAFVR.
    LUCAS, Norman Charles - LAC - 1810167 - RAFVR.
    These two airmen rest at Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles, Bouches-du-Rhone, France.

    ISRAEL & PALESTINE ( inc Gaza)
    HALL, Thomas - AC2c - 2290401 - RAF Regiment - 2924 Sqn - RAFVR.
    Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel & Palestine ( inc Gaza).

    SOUTH AFRICA
    STEINBERG, C. J. - Air Mechanic - 96376 - SAAF.
    Johannesburg ( West Park ) Cemetery, Gauteng, South Africa.

    From CWGC -

    Nil.

    Alex

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    EGYPT
    ENRIGHT, Michael - Sgt - 1798936 - his unit is losted as "Telecoms Centre."

    FRANCE
    HEMSLEY, Francis Arthur - Cpl - 1694291 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died 'near Porquerolles Island off the south east coast of France.' His unit was 428 R.S.U.

    LUCAS, Norman Charles - LAC - 1810167 - also 428 R.S.U.

    The Scotsman newspaper of November 15th 1946 reported the following short piece:

    Three British soldiers were reported to have been drowned yesterday when a rowing boat, in which were five British soldiers and two women, capsized in bad weather off the island of Porquerolles, opposite Hyeres, on the French Riviera - Reuters.

    Regards

    Simon

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