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    Default 471231 - Unaccounted Airmen - 31-12-1947

    Hello,

    471231 - Unaccounted Airmen - 31-12-1947

    From Henk's List -

    GERMANY
    WALKER, Arthur John - F/O - 57372/516699 - RAF - 61 Sqn ex 2829 Sqn.
    Hanover War Cemetery, Niedersachsen, Germany.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    LOVE, John - W/O class II - 211782 - SAAF.
    Lydenburg Cemetery, Mpumalanga, South Africa .

    From CWGC -

    INDIA
    SING, Nazir - Artificer 1st class - 3419 - RIAF.
    Delhi/Karachi 1939-1945 War Memorials, India.

    IRAQ
    KHALIL, Abdul Star - Pvt - 9292 - RAF Iraq Levies
    Habbaniya Memorial, Iraq.

    ADDITIONAL

    Henk's Last "Unaccounted".

    480114 -
    GERMANY
    WARDLOW, John Miller - F/Lt - 55149 .
    Ohlsdorf Military Cemetery, Germany.
    [ Tempest F.5 - 3 Sqn - SN339 -"5J-P".].

    See this link -

    http://www.rafcommands.com/archive/01000.php

    So it is I think, appropriate that as you can see in the above link, that Henk has the last word :)

    Alex

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    Alex

    I can't any details for any of these Airmen, but can I just say thank you for taking up the baton and continuing with Henk's work.

    I'm sure Henk would be very pleased that he gets the last word!

    Regards

    Simon

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    South Africa

    John Love Died age 71 of Cancer of Coelom

    He had a military pension, was a Farmer and was born Ireland
    Last edited by paulmcmillan; 18th October 2019 at 12:38.

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    Alex,

    Congratulations on reaching 31 December, 1947. You had to take over in very difficult circumstances, and being able to hang in there to the end is quite an achievement. Have a spell Mate, you've earned it. Bravo!

    Col.

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    Henk may have had last word, but Circa 1943 to 1947 are down to you Alex Well done a, congrats and thanks

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    Thank you all for your help and support it meant that it made the task easier for me to be able to complete Henk's work .

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    Hi Alex

    Many thanks for your work in completing the task.

    Malcolm

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    I can only echo what others have said, Alex; Thank you and well done - Henk would be proud.

    Brian

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Arthur John Walker 57372 , the LAST RAF airman to die between 3rd September 1939 and 31st December 1947, and thus be eligible for CWGC commemoration, died in a road accident on the autobahn near Buckeburg, his body being taken to Number 8 British general hospital

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