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    470718 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-07-1947

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    DOWDALL, Eric Alfred James Charles - LAC - 1875979 - RAFVR.
    Streatham Cemetery, London.
    WARD, Vincent - AC2c - 2316107 - RAFVR.
    Adwick-Le-Street, Cemetery, Yorkshire.

    From CWGC -

    AUSTRALIA
    BRODIE, Ellis Joseph - LAC - 14112 - RAAF.
    Northern Suburbs Crematorium, Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia.

    INDIA
    TRAISE, Robert Williams - P/O - 3419 - RIAF.
    Delhi/Karachi 1939-1945 War Memorials, India.
    [ Harvard IIb - RIAF( 1 SFTS ) - FE971( 42-12458 )].

    SINGAPORE
    RENNISON, George - AC1c - 226998 - RAFVR.
    Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore.

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    DOWDALL, Eric Alfred James Charles - LAC - registered in Surrey N E
    WARD, Vincent - AC2 - registered in Pontefract

    SINGAPORE
    RENNISON, George - AC1 - RAF Seletar

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    Hello

    A little more on the following:

    UK
    DOWDALL, Eric Alfred James Charles - LAC - 1875979 - the Norwood News of July 25th 1947 carried the following announcement:

    DOWDALL - On July 18, at Kingston County Hospital, after a tragic road accident, Eric James, dearly loved son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Dowdall, and fiance of Miss Sheila Stevens.

    WARD, Vincent - AC2c - 2316107 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at The Infirmary, Southgate, Pontefract.

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    Hello,

    AUSTRALIA.

    14112 LAC Ellis Joseph BRODIE RAAF.

    14112 LAC Ellis Joseph BRODIE RAAF (Station HQ, Richmond, NSW). Odd case, Brodie enlisted in the RAAF on 11 March, 1940, and was discharged on 16 December, 1940. He subsequently joined the Australian Army on 26 April, 1941, only to be discharged on 12 June, 1942. Brodie died in New South Wales, on 18 July, 1947, five years after his discharge from the 2nd AIF. I have no idea what the cause of death was! He was a respected member of the North Sydney Returned Servicemen's League (Sub-branch), so no stigma was attached to his discharge.

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    WARD, Vincent - AC2c - 2316107 - Died in The Infirmary, Southgate, Pontefract from injuries received in when his motorcycle was in collision with a car on the great North Road near the Darrington Hotel.

    Martyn A Critchlow

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