Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: 461126 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26 -11-1946

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Cornwall
    Posts
    3,459
    Thanks
    509
    Thanked 38 Times in 36 Posts

    Default 461126 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26 -11-1946

    Hello,

    461126 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26 -11-1946

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    BAINBRIDGE, Ronald - F/Sgt - 370766 - RAF - B.E.M.
    Quidenham ( St. Andrew ) Churchyard, Norfolk.
    HARDWICK, George Norman - LAC - 1500723 - RAFVR.
    Whimple ( St. Mary ) New Churchyard, Devon.

    From CWGC & Krzystka's Lists -

    AUSTRALIA
    PERROTTET, Noel Alfred - F/O - 139880 - RAAF.
    Macquarie Park Cemetery & Crematorium, New South Wales, Australia.

    INDIA
    CHIN, Arthur Charles - Sgt(Pilot) - 2218604 - RAFVR - 34 Sqn.
    Delhi War Cemetery, India.
    [ Spitfire XIX - PM917 - 34 Sqdn ].

    UK
    JOLLY, Edward James - S/Lt(A) - HMS Blackcap - RNVR.
    Ordsall ( All Hallowed) Churchyard, Nottinghamshire.
    [ Seafire SX350 - AHU Abbotsinch ].
    WALTER, Hans Ernst Joachim - GAF.
    Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery, Staffordshire.
    ZYCH, Jan - Chorazy ( W/O Armourer ) - P/7813 - PAF - 308 Sqn.
    Northwood Cemetery, Middlesex.

    Alex

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    7,113
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 148 Times in 140 Posts

    Default

    Hello,

    AUSTRALIA.

    139880 F/O Noel Alfred PERROTTET RAAF.

    139880 F/O Noel Alfred Perrottet RAAF (ex-No.62 Airfield Construction Wing, Labuan), was officially discharged from the RAAF on 3 December, 1945. He died (suddenly), of an unspecified illness on 26 November, 1946, at 113 Australian General Hospital, Concord, New South Wales. As F/O Perrottet, he had been mentioned in despatches (for having carried out duties as an RAAF Flying Officer in New Guinea, "under extreme difficulties and personal distress with outstanding success"), on 25 June, 1946.
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/...upplement/3218

    Col
    Last edited by COL BRUGGY; 18th August 2018 at 01:18.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Hornsea, East Yorkshire, UK
    Posts
    4,225
    Thanks
    9
    Thanked 146 Times in 140 Posts

    Default

    Hi

    UK
    BAINBRIDGE, Ronald - F/Sgt - registered in Ely
    HARDWICK, George Norman - LAC - registered in Devon Central
    ZYCH, Jan - Chorazy ( W/O Armourer ) - died in the RAF Hospital, Ely

    Malcolm

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Northumberland, UK
    Posts
    4,709
    Thanks
    68
    Thanked 271 Times in 262 Posts

    Default

    Hello

    WALTER, Hans Ernst Joachim - GAF - www.findagrave.com records that he died at Cranwich, Breckland Borough, Norfolk.

    Regards

    Simon

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    7,113
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 148 Times in 140 Posts

    Default Re: 461126 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26 -11-1946

    Hello,

    For those with an interest in such things.

    Additional Information on:

    139880 F/O (A & S.D) Noel Alfred PERROTTET MID RAAF.

    The Citation for the MID issued to F/O Perrottet is as follows:

    For services rendered in (the) First Tactical Air Force.

    "F/O Perrottet is an expert photographic interpreter. He set out all installations in Noemfor and Labuan so well that plans made before the invasion had to receive little alteration to suit the terrain conditions on landing.
    Soon after arrival in New Guinea, F/O Perrottet contracted a serious tropical skin disease, which necessitated him living at No. 22 Medical Clearing Station whilst working at No. 62 Airfield Construction Wing Headquarters. He begged not to be evacuated, and carried on under extreme difficulties and personal distress with outstanding success. His devotion to duty and good example were a source of inspiration to all who served with him."

    Col.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Posts
    3,080
    Thanks
    65
    Thanked 38 Times in 36 Posts

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

    Jan Zych P 783613 , died in RAF Hospital Ely of stomach cancer

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Posts
    3,080
    Thanks
    65
    Thanked 38 Times in 36 Posts

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

    Ronald Bainbridge 370766 , attached to 262 MU, died of a pulmonary embolism

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •