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    470701 - Unaccounted Airmen - 01-07-1947

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    BAKER, Richard Roland - W/O - 1802785 - RAFVR.
    Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey.

    Also
    UK
    CAMERON, Douglas Stuart - F/Lt (Pilot) - 142521 - RAF.
    Hampton Cemetery, Middlesex.
    HANSON, Basil Charles - F/Lt(WoP/At) - 122968 - RAFVR.
    Farningham ( SS. Peter and Paul ) Churchyard, Kent.
    HOLLIS, Raymond Bartlett - Pilot II - 1608087 - RAFVR.
    Cambridge City Cemetery, Cambridgeshire.
    HUGHES, John Derek - F/Lt(Navy) - 164503 - RAF.
    Cambridge Crematorium, Cambridgeshire.
    SALT, George Harold - F/O - 569399 - RAF.
    Mill Hill Cemetery, Middlesex.
    these five airmen listed above were in York C.1 - 242 Sqn - MW224.

    Henk had also
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    UK
    MITCHELL, Elizabeth - LACW - 2048196 WAAF.
    Airdrie ( St. Joseph ) Roman Catholic Cemetery, Lanarkshire.
    But her date of death was the 1st June, 1947.

    From CWGC -

    SOUTH AFRICA
    MOTHERWELL, Andrew - F/Sgt - P/517 - SAAF - 10 Sqn.
    Thaba Tshwane ( Old No.1 ) Military Cemetery, Gauteng, South Africa.

    UK
    HELMORE, Terence Martin - F/Lt(Pilot) - 133361 - RAF.
    Hornchurch Cemetery, Essex.


    Alex
    Last edited by Alex Smart; 19th April 2019 at 08:42.

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    Hi

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    BAKER, Richard Roland - W/O - registered in Cheltenham
    MITCHELL, Elizabeth - LACW -registered in Bucklow, But her date of death was the 1st June, 1947.
    HELMORE, Terence Martin - F/Lt(Pilot) - He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth T Mk 2, NL784 of the CFS, which hit the ground at Little Rissington on recovery from a spin during a practice low level aerobatic routine.

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    Hello

    A little more on the following:

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    BAKER, Richard Roland - W/O - 1802785 - the Gloucestershire Echo of Wednesday July 2nd 1947 reported the following:

    MAN'S DEATH FOLLOWS COLLISION
    A London motor-cyclist, Mr. Richard Baker, who was taken to Cheltenham Hospital on Monday night after being involved in a collision with a Cheltenahm District Traction Co. 'bus, died on in the hospital on Tuesday night.
    Mr. Baker, whose home was at 3, Dancomb-road, Hornsy [sic] Rise, London N.19, received head and leg injuries in a collsion which occurred at the junction of Tennyson-road and Gloucester-road.


    Regards

    Simon

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