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    Default 470927 - Unaccounted Airmen - 27-09-1947

    Hello,

    470927 - Unaccounted Airmen - 27-09-1947

    From Henk's List -

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    CROOK, Robert Harold George - Sgt - 642033 - RAF.
    Totnes Cemetery, Devon.

    From CWGC -

    INDIA
    MORTON, George John - Cpl - 1897863 - RAFVR.
    Delhi War Cemetery, India.
    BARARA, Under Singh - F/O - 3045 - RIAF - 7 Sqdn.
    KEOUGH, Godfrey Winston - P/O - 3355 - RIAF - 12 Sqdn.
    MALHOTRA, Prem Kishore - F/O - 1903 - RIAF - 12 Sqdn.
    MAYADAS, Garish Chandra Francis - F/O - 2892 - RIAF - 12 Sqdn.
    NADKARNI, Mufti - F/O - 2858 - RIAF.
    RAO, Purshotam - F/O - 2007 - RIAF - 7 Sqdn.
    RIKHY, Satindar Lal - Sqdn/Ldr - 1746 - RIAF - 12 Sqdn.
    SANDHU, Randhir Singh - Sqdn/Ldr - 1636 - RIAF.
    SINGH, Baldev - LAC - 14011 - RIAF.
    SINGH, Bir Under Bear - F/O - 3047 - RIAF - 12 Sqdn.
    SINGH, Jogindar - LAC - 31566 - RIAF.
    STEPHENS, Eric Joseph - W/O - 13468 - RIAF - 12 Sqdn.
    All twelve(12) Airmen listed above are remembered on the Delhi/Karachi 1939-1945 War Memorials, India.
    The aircraft involved was a C-47, serial number I could not find.

    Alex

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    Hello

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    CROOK, Robert Harold George - Sgt - 642033 - registered Totnes.

    Regards

    Simon

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

    George John Morton 1897863 , an acting Corporal Clerk GD, attached to RAF Agra, was killed in a flying accident at 08:00 Hours when Dakota IV BP904 VP904, crashed 290 degrees, 2 miles from Palam
    Last edited by Jagan; 4th December 2022 at 16:45.

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

    Hi Jon

    "George John Morton 1897863 , an acting Corporal Clerk GD, attached to RAF Agra, was killed in a flying accident at 08:00 Hours when Dakota IV BP904, crashed 290 degrees, 2 miles from Palam"

    BP904 was a Spitfire IV and was lost on 23 Jan 1945 with No 73 OTU?

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

    Quote Originally Posted by malcolm_raf View Post
    Hi Jon

    "George John Morton 1897863 , an acting Corporal Clerk GD, attached to RAF Agra, was killed in a flying accident at 08:00 Hours when Dakota IV BP904, crashed 290 degrees, 2 miles from Palam"

    BP904 was a Spitfire IV and was lost on 23 Jan 1945 with No 73 OTU?

    Malcolm
    I totally agree. Iíve just regurgitated whatís down Malcolm. It seems to have been an RIAF aircraft

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

    Quote Originally Posted by jonheyworth View Post
    I totally agree. Iíve just regurgitated whatís down Malcolm. It seems to have been an RIAF aircraft
    The obvious candidate is VP904.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Andy Marden View Post
    The obvious candidate is VP904.
    Top man typical clerkís typo

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

    Quote Originally Posted by jonheyworth View Post
    Top man typical clerk’s typo
    You guys solved a mystery that has been outstanding for a while . I did not have a serial for this Dakota but VP904 is the right fit.


    http://www.rafcommands.com/database/...php?uniq=VP904
    14 fatalities on this one..
    Last edited by Jagan; 4th December 2022 at 16:47.

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