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    391018 – Unaccounted Airmen – 18-10-1939

    From Henk’s List –

    FRANCE
    CORRIN, Frank Waterson – AC1c – 545884 – RAF – 226 Sqn.
    Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France.

    From CWGC –

    CHINA( inc Hong Kong)
    ALLIN, Richard Collingdon Symons – F/Lt – 21214 – RAF.
    Hong Kong Cemetery, China(inc Hong Kong ).

    UK
    ANDERSON,John Ross – P/O(Pilot) – 41647 – RAF – 52 sqn.
    Oxford ( Botley ) Cemetery, Oxfordshire.
    KEOGH, Robert Allan Walker – AC1c – 569519 – RAF – 52 Sqn.
    Benson ( St. Helen ) Churchyard extension, Oxfordshire.
    [both were crew of Battle I – K9398 – 52 sqn ].

    CLARK, John Baker – AC1c – 567489 – RAF – 102 Sqn.
    Corringham cemetery, Essex.
    GAUT, Herbert John – Sgt(Pilot) – 562936 – RAF – 102 Sqn.
    Sidbury Church Cemetery, Devon.
    HARRIS, Albert ( Canadian ) – Sgt(Pilot) – 563150 – RAF – 41 sqn.
    South Hinksey ( St. Laurence ) Churchyard, Berkshire.
    JONES, Horace – AC1c(U/T Wop Mech ) - 533682 – RAF – 41 sqn.
    Droylsden cemetery, Lancashire.
    LUCKMAN, Reginald Arthur Morton ( South African) – P/O(Pilot) – 39744 - RAF – 102 Sqn.
    Herne Bay cemetery, Kent.
    PATERSON, Charles – AC1c(U/T Wop mech ) – 620054 – RAF – 102 sqn.
    Aberdeen (Grove) Cemetery, Aberdeenshire.
    VINCENT, Arthur – Sgt – 560443 – raf – 41 Sqn.
    Sunderland ( Southwick) cemetery, Durham.
    [All seven Airmen were crew of Whitley III – K8996 – 102 Sqn ].

    JORDAN, Owen Henry John – Cpl(Pilot0 – 565607 – RAF.
    Black Bourton ( St. Mary ) Churchyard, Oxfordshire.
    [ Harvard I – N7034 - 2 FTS ].

    PRESCOTT, Edward Neville – F/O(Pilot0 – 90211 – RAF(AAF) – 604 Sqn.
    Redhill ( Redstone ) Cemetery, Surrey.
    ROBERTS, Albert – AC1c(A/G) – 804276 – RAF(AAF) – 604 Sqn.
    Little Stanmore (St. Lawrence) Churchyard, Middlesex.

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    Hi,

    PRESCOTT, Edward Neville, 90211
    ROBERTS, Albert 804276

    Bristol Blenheim Mk IF L6689

    Bristol Blenheim Mk.IF L6689, 604 (County of Middlesex) Squadron, RAF North Weald, Essex: Written off (destroyed) 18/10/39 when flew into ground at night at Pampisford Road, Purley Way, Croydon, Surrey. Both crew were killed.

    https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/209785

    Regards

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    Hello,

    Corrin was an armourer, based in Reims with his Squadron. He lost his life during a minor surgical operation at No. 4 Casualty Clearing Station. source Squadron ORB

    He was initially buried in Epernay, moved to Terlincthun cemetery in July 1964 (source CWGC)

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    CHINA( inc Hong Kong)
    ALLIN, Richard Collingdon Symons – F/Lt – 21214 - accidentally drowned.
    See: http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...612#post138612

    PRESCOTT, Edward Neville – F/O(Pilot0 – 90211 – RAF(AAF) – 604 Sqn.
    Redhill ( Redstone ) Cemetery, Surrey.
    ROBERTS, Albert – AC1c(A/G) – 804276 – RAF(AAF) – 604 Sqn.
    Little Stanmore (St. Lawrence) Churchyard, Middlesex.

    The Surrey Reporter of October 27th 1939 reported that they were killed when their aircraft crashed on the east side of Purley Way, Croydon.

    Blenheim I L6689 See: http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939a.htm

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    Simon

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