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    Zimbabwe Death Notices on FamilySearch :

    Martin Stanley Bernard 1585975 1943-06-21
    Multiple injuries – flying accident 9 miles from Gwelo, near the Gwelo to Salisbury railway line
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-4NW9
    Gweru was previously named Gwelo

    Laycock Cyril 1107296 1943-06-22
    Multiple injuries as a result of flying accident Bickwells Farm away from Be… on the road to West Nicholson
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-4N71

    Dimakopoulos Georgios RHAF 1943-06-1927
    Suppressed fracture of skull and numerous other abrasions. Bulawayo Military hospital. Duration of last illness 8 days
    Mentions the name as George Dimacopoylos
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-4FZ7

    Howard Brian Ernest Frank 1213732 1943-06-27
    Near Salisbury. Multiple injuries sustained while driving a lorry which apparently overturned , probably due to driving at excessive speed
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-4JM2

    Lameki 1898 1943-07-29
    Pneumococcal Meningitis at Salisbury Hospital
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-4J9L

    Burkinshaw Derek 1680451 1943-08-28
    1 ½ miles from Marrony Relief Landing ground. Fractured skull.
    Mentions the first name David
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-4F6R

    Harris John Frederick 1736674 1943-08-28
    1 ½ miles from Marrony Relief Landing ground. Fractured skull.
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-4F6Y

    Marsh Edward Ralph 1586527 1943-09-02
    Acute mania, exhaustion, heart failure at Ingutsheni Mental Hospital, Bulawayo
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-4FXW

    Nash Ernest George William 121085 1943-11-01
    Flying instructor
    Multiple injuries received in aircraft crash at Norton.
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-4J4Y

    Macartney Frederick Ernest 1547301 1943-11-05
    Acute Ethmoiditis, Meningitis & Cavernous Sinus thrombosis at Bulawayo Government Hospital
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-4FKF

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    A few of the R.A.A.F. casualties:

    Leading Aircraftman Percival Leslie SULLIVAN (41711) - see: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/23791237

    It has an extract from the 30 Squadron ORB, as follows:
    3/2/43 - non-flying casualty No. 41711 L.A.C. Sullivan P.L. killed as a result of aircraft gun exploding whilst cleaning. (Beaufighter aircraft A19-9) and struck off strength.

    And from the recordsearch.naa.gov.au website:

    Flight Sergeant Howard Durrell EVERINGHAM (402736) - his digitised R.A.A.F. A705 File records that he was killed on air operations in Wellington IV HX722 of 458 Sqn.
    See aslo: http://www.adf-serials.com.au/wellington.htm

    Warrant Officer Norman Smith FORRESTER (405011) - his A.705 file is undigitised, but the entry records that he was killed in Wellington HF847 of 37 sqn.

    Aircraftman 1st Class Leslie Roy DREW (58238) - his digitised R.A.A.F. A705 File records that he was killed as the result of a motor accident. He was returning from Murray Barracks in a service vehicle with several other servicemen when the vehicle collided with an A.I.F. vehicle at approx. 22.30 on February 26th 1943. Drew was thrown from the vehicle, and he was taken to No.3 Medical Receiving Station where he died of his injuries at 14.15 on February 27th 1943.

    Flight Lieutenant Sidney Francis LEE (407177) - his digitised R.A.A.F. A705 File records that he was killed in an unidentified Blenheim IV of 113 Squadron. A statement from 627807 Sgt. L. Walker who survived the crash records that they were attacked by four Japanese fighters while flying low. Lee, the pilot, was hit and the Blenheim crashed near Salween, Burma.
    Also killed in the crash was 402123 K. W. Brett, R.N.Z.A.F., so Blenheim Z7592: http://www.rafcommands.com/database/...php?uniq=Z7592

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    A few more of the R.A.A.F. casualties:

    Corporal Cecil Rhodes KIRBY (25114) - see: https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/R1720904

    Corporal Darcy Arthur John SHARLAND (36648) - his digitised R.A.A.F. A705 File records that he was serving with 1 P.R.U. and had volunteered to act as photgrapher in B-24D 41-23731 of the 319th B.S. on a photo recce mission over Dutch New Guinea, in company with three other aircraft. It was seen to explode in mid-air at 5,000 feet and crash, with no parachutes being seen. Position given as 04.07 S, 134.16 E
    See also: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56787648

    Flight LieutenantWilliam Ellis NEWTON (250748) and
    Flight Sergeant John LYON (401706) - Lyon's digitised R.A.A.F. A705 File records that they were in Boston A28-3.

    From http://www.adf-serials.com.au/2a28.htm

    Shot Down 18/03/43 at Salamaua. Coded DU-Y.
    After an attack the burning aircraft was ditched in the sea about 1000 yards out from shore. Sgt Basil Gilbert Eastwood 13056 being killed.
    F/Lt William Ellis Newton 748 was executed by the Japanese on 29/03/43, the only WW2 RAAF Pacific VC awardee, see A28-7.
    F/Sgt John Lyon 401706 was executed by the Japanese at Salamaua.


    See also: https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/C2610658

    Flight Sergeant Walter Harold OAKES (405082) - his A705 file is undigitised, but the file records him as being in Hudson FH227 of 459 Sqn. His A9031 file has been digitised, and it records that he died of injuries sustained in the crash.
    Crew as follows (from the file of Delahunty):
    401136 P/O R. A. McFarlane - pilot - killed
    400971 P/O P. Delahunty - observer - dangerously injured, admitted to hospital
    401239 F/O R. W. Litchfield - WOp/AG - slightly injured
    405082 F/Sgt W. H. Oakes - WOp/AG - dangerously injured, admitted to hospital

    Flight Sergeant George Forbes SHERWIN (404942) - his A705 file is undigitised, but the file records him as being in Kittyhawk A29-125.
    See: http://www.adf-serials.com.au/2a29b.htm

    Sergeant Lloyd Charles MELROSE (410002) - his digitised R.A.A.F. A705 File records that he was killed in Kittyhawk A29-169 of 77 Sqn, which one of a foramtion of Kittyhawsk which attacked a bomber formation over Milne Bay. The Kittyhawks were engaged by Japanese fighters, and Melrose is believed to have crashed into the sea.

    Aircraftman 1st Class Hilton Kennedy WEIR (72178) - his A705 file is undigitised, but according to the AWM website he was accidentally killed in a ground accident: https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/R1715953

    Corporal William Joseph CROTTY (32182) - his digitised R.A.A.F. A705 File records that he was killed in Anson FP719.
    See: http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...leod-22-4-1943

    Sergeant Colin William THOMPSON (36712) - the undigitised R.A.A.F. A705 File of 800 F/Lt. Cyril Arthur Greenwood records that Thompson was killed in Beaufighter A19-59 of 31 Sqn.
    See: http://www.adf-serials.com.au/2a19.htm

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    Glover Samuel Charles 1029322 1943-02-12
    See http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...672#post101672

    Abrin Harry Leo 1943-04-07
    http://www.americanairmuseum.com/person/243901 mentions
    Harry Leo Abrin was an Electrical Engineer with 45 Group RAF Ferry Command. He was the son of George and Rebecca Abrin, and husband of Bernice M. Abrin.
    On 7 April 1943, Abrin was serving as First Officer on a ferry flight from North Carolina to Scotland to deliver PBY-Catalina FP138. Flying with two British airmen, and 3 Canadians, Abrin's aircraft received a message to divert to Portsmouth en route, but ended up flying near the coast of Normandy. Running low on fuel, the Captain chose to down the aircraft in a coastal inlet, but came under fire from anti-aircraft guns. After regaining height the aircraft was then attacked by two Luftwaffe fighters and Abrin shot in the back and legs. The pilot then downed the damaged aircraft near a rocky outcrop, 2 miles off shore. Abrin's body washed ashore two-days later on 9 April 1943. Two other members of his crew also perished, and the remaining three were taken Prisoner of War.
    Abrin was reported Missing In Action by the American Consulate in Canada in May 1943, before being declared dead. He is the only American buried in the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Bayeux France.

    Browne Roslyn Lloyd George radio operator 1943-04-07 and Rodgers Alan Flight Engineer 650668 1943-04-07 were crewmembers of the same aircraft, which was shot down by Fw. Walter Ebert (8./JG2).
    The wreckage of the aircraft was found in March 2010 by René Ogor.
    (see also https://fortif29.forumactif.org/t211...de-brest-39-45 and http://www.absa3945.com/Pertes%20Bre...43/article.pdf )

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    Carrying on with the R.A.A.F. casualties, here are the next ten:

    Leading Aircraftman Edward Louis LEWIS (31351) - his A705 hasn't been digitised, and his entry on the AWM just has Accidental (Ground Accident)

    Flight Sergeant John Maynard STONE (405656) - his digitised Form A705 reports that he was posted missing on April 27th 1943. He was in Hurricane IIC KX107 which left Maison Blanche for Goubrine at 18.00 on Press Courier Duties, conveying despatches. It landed at Euston Souk-El-Khemis on April 26th, leaving there at 12.45 on April 27th to presumably return to Maison Blanche, but nothing further was heard despite extensive searches.

    Warrant Officer Harry Edgar CUTTEN (3403) - his digitised Form A705 reports that he was lost in Hudson A16-241.

    From : https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/C285073

    A16-241, which, on 28 April 1943, seven weeks after this photograph was taken, failed to return from a search for the crew of a missing Beaufighter. A16-241's crew were FO Ralph R James, Sgt Roy E Norris, Pilot Officer Ronald D Ryan, Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) Kenneth D Keech, Flt Sgt Patrick S Reen and a member of 2 Squadron's ground crew, Warrant Officer Harry E Cutten.

    Flight Lieutenant Leigh Grant VIAL D.S.C. (253939) - his digitised Form A705 reports that he was lost in B24D 42-40352 of the 321st B.S., 5th Air Force, lost on a bombing and recce mission over New Guinea. His D.S.C. was awarded for his service in New Guinea, where he was attached to the U.S. Forces for special work on propaganda amongst the native population. He was on one of these missions when posted missing.

    Full details of the accident here: https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircra.../42-40352.html

    Vial's biography here: http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/vial-leigh-grant-11923

    Sergeant George Bisgood WOOTTEN (413065) - no A705 on the naa.gov.au website, but the AWM website records that he was killed in an unidentified 14 Sqn Marauder along with five others. Phil Listeman's Marauder Mk. 1 book identifies this Marauder as FK376, but there are already six crew associated with FK376 on here:

    http://www.rafcommands.com/database/...php?uniq=FK376

    See also: https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/C1211325

    Warrant Officer Leonard Herbert CLARK (4789) - his digitised Form A9301 reports that he was accidentally killed at Milne Bay, New Guinea, death being due to injuries sustained when defusing a Japanese 37mm shell.

    Leading Aircraftman Coran Wilson LANG (76139) - his digitised Form A9301 reports that he died due to injuries sustained when a hand grenade exploded in a defence training accident at Port Moresby.

    Sergeant Raymond Alexander RIDGWAY (421392) - his A705 file is undigitised, but the file records him as being in Cornell FH659. From the R.C.A.F. Association website:

    KOEHLER, WILLIAM GORDON LAC R155628 – aero engine mechanic. From Lake Valley, Saskatchewan. Killed May 26/43 age 22. #2 Flying Instructor School, Pearce, Alberta. Cornell aircraft #FH 659 was being tested after a major inspection, when it struck the ground and broke up seven miles west of Barons, Alberta, one RAAF airman, Sgt R.A. Ridgeway also killed. Leading AirCraftman Koehler is buried in the Rosedale Cemetery at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.

    Sergeant Robert Maxwell ALLOTT (11321) and
    Flight Lieutenant Edward Dalkeith EDDISON (563) - Allott's digitised A9301 file records them as both being lost in Beaufighter A19-24.

    See: http://www.beaufighter30squadronraaf.com.au/A19-24.html

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    Lesniewicz Jan P/792916 138 Squadron 1943-04-12
    was the W.Op./Air Gnr. of Halifax BB340 NF-D which was shot down by flak at Douvres-la-Delivrande, Calvados, France during a SOE mission.
    (see also http://www.harringtonmuseum.org.uk/w...Operations.pdf and http://www.plan-sussex-1944.net/angl...nto_france.pdf )

    Nawrot Jan P/781688 138 Squadron 1943-07-13
    was an air gunner of Halifax JD155 NF-M which was shot down at Chateau d’lillebec at St.Paul-sur-Risle, France during a SOE mission. The entire was killed.
    (see also http://aircrewremembered.com/morawski-julian.html and http://www.polishwargraves.nl/langri/jd155.htm )

    Makowski Zbigniew P/2206 317 Squadron 1943-08-03
    had to bale out when the engine of his Spitfire EE717 caught fire north of Brest, France during Circus 48.
    (see AIR 27/1708 and http://www.polishwargraves.nl/fran/2670.htm )

    Kondracki Lech Andrzej P/1602 316 Squadron 1943-08-09
    was killed when his Spitfire BS457 collided with the Spitfire BS302 of P/O. M.Maciejowski. Both pilots failed to return. F/S. Tamowicz explained, after landing, that the propeller and fore part of the engine of P/O. Maciejowski’s aircraft came into contact with the cockpit portion of the machine flown by F/O. Kondracki. The latter aircraft appearing to explode whilst the engine of the former became completely detached. Both aircraft went into a spin. He did not see a parachute himself but several other pilots reported having done so. (source AIR 27/1704)

    McLeod Murdo 406943 3 Squadron 1943-09-11
    His aircraft Kittyhawk FL309 was shot down by flak near Mount Etna on 3/08/1943 and became a pow. On 17/08/1943 the airfield of Istres, where he had to do work as pow, was bombed by B17’s of 2 BG (USAAF) and he got seriously injured. He died of his wounds on 11/09/1943.
    (see also NAA files 1072926 and 5541330 and https://www.3squadron.org.au/subpages/McLeod.htm )

    Lipiec Kazimierz P/784732 308 Squadron 1943-09-23
    The orb of the Squadron (AIR 27/1678) mentions that the Squadron was attacked by enemy fighters 20 mile inside the French coast, during a Ramrod attack on Beauvais A/F by B26’s. P/O. A.Czerwinksi and F/Sgt. K.Lipiec (Spitfire V AA912) did not come back. On the CWGC website he is mentioned as a member of 132 Squadron.

    Lees Eric Joe 1313299 70 Squadron 1943-09-24
    Wellington X LN339 N took off from Kairouan North to bomb the marshalling yards at Pisa. Due to engine failures the aircraft was ditched 24 km off Leghorn. Sgt.Lees drowned. The other crewmembers were picked up by a German patrol boat. (Source : Royal Air Force Bomber Losses of the Middle East and Mediterranean, volume 2:1943-1945, by David Gunby and Pelham Temple, p.75)

    Mell Walter 1379948 268 Squadron 1943-09-26
    Failed to return from a Ranger operation, flying Mustang I, reason unknown. The serial of the aircraft mentioned in the ORB (AIR 27/1563) could be FD546. Another serial (FD533) is mentioned in non-official sources.

    Korecki Edward Roman P/0216 300 Squadron 1943-11-11 and Winiarczyk Henryk P/794338 300 Squadron 1943-11-11
    Their aircraft, Wellington X LN393 BH-A, was shot down by a flak ship off Brest during mine laying duties in the “ Artichokes “ area. The other 3 crewmembers were taken prisoner.
    (credit: BCL 1943, by W.R.Chorley, p.378 and ORB AIR27/1657)

    Fajt Linhart 787901 311 Squadron 1943-11-18
    His aircraft, Liberator BZ872 E , failed to return (credit: AIR 27/1688)

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    Next ten R.A.A.F. casualties:

    Corporal Maurice James EVANS (25911) - his digitised Form A9301 reports that he died in 2/9th Australian General Hospital due to injuries sustained in a motor accident when the vehicle in which he was travelling rolled down an embankment after the embankment had collapsed. The accident occurred at 13.30 hours on June 6th 1943, and he died at 02.45 on June 7th.
    and
    Corporal Albert Barnicot SCHWEITZER (43170) - his digitised Form A705 records that he died as result of the same accident. He also died in 2/9th Australian General Hospital at 17.10 on June 9th 1943.

    Pilot Officer Edgar Seymour WOOLCOTT (406895) and
    SergeantRobert HASENOHR (28902) - their respective A705 files are undigitised, but the files record them as being lost in Beaufighter A19-93.

    See: http://www.beaufighter30squadronraaf.com.au/A19-93.html

    Flying Officer William Robert Edward ALEXANDER (405961) - his A705 file is undigitised, but the file records that he was killed in DH Dragon A34-10, but this should in fact be A34-40, confrimed in file A9845 'Dragon A34 [Accidents part 4]' which includes an accident report.

    See: http://www.adf-serials.com.au/2a34.htm

    16Jun43 Departed Gurney Field, Milne Bay PNG at 0800 with a pilot and four passengers. At 0810 was caught in strong downcurrent near a ridge line approximately six miles NE of Gurney Field. The aircraft clipped trees on top of the ridge then crashed 50 yards away on the side of the ridge. The pilot O405961 F/O William Robert Edward ALEXANDER (23) married of Brisbane QLD was killed and Col. R. Lee US Army Engineer Corps was also killed. The passengers Col. Andrew Thompson MacLean – 5th Australian Division; Maj. Whitcombe – US Army Engineer Corp; and, MSgt. William Randolph GEORGE 565th Sig Battalion all received non-lethal injuries.

    Sergeant John Alexander GRAHAM (414374) - his A705 file is undigitised, but the file records that he was killed in B-24D 41-23688.

    See (although it does not name Graham): https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircra.../41-23688.html

    Sergeant William Alexander MACKAY (414624) - his undigitised Form A705 reports that he was posted missing in B-17F 41-24543 of the 63rd B.S., 5th Air Force.

    See: https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircra.../41-24543.html

    Flying Officer James Keith COLLIER (407114) - his digitised Form A9300 reports that he was posted missing on air operations from New Guinea. A9845 records him as being lost in Boomerang A46-88 of 4 Sqn on a Tac. Recce from Wau. Flying with A46-89 flown by F/O J. M. Utber, it proceeded to Nassau Bay, where it was shot down by U.S. Forces who had landed on the beach and mistook it for an emeny aircraft.

    See: https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircra...ng/A46-88.html

    Flight Sergeant Walter Vincent WILLIAMS (414531) - his digitised Form A9301 reports that he was posted missing on air operations. The 40 Sqn ORB Form 540 records Wellington 'L' flown by Sgt. Hart with Sgt. Williams, Sgt. Howatson, Sgt. Dryden and Sgt. Sharpe missing. The ORB Form 541 unfortunately has a watermark over the serial, but the database on here has the other crew as listed in Wellington HE707:

    http://www.rafcommands.com/database/...php?uniq=HE707

    Corporal Edward Charles WELSH (6335) - I have his details already as he was born at Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He died due to dysentery while being held as a P.o.W. by the Japanese.
    A memo from October 10th 1943 in his digitised A9301 reports him as having been in Camp Moulmein, and a report from November 28th 1944 records that he was now believed to have died from illness, date not advised. A further memo dated April 18th 1946 confirms his date of death as July 7th 1943.

    The Newcastle Evening Chronicle reported the following on October 5th 1943:

    PRISONER OF WAR
    Aircraftman E. C. Welsh, R.A.A.F., son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Welsh, of 70 [sic - 72] Philip Street, Newcastle, has been reported to be a prisoner of war in Japanese hands.

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    Leading Aircraftman Edward Louis LEWIS (31351) - his A705 hasn't been digitised, and his entry on the AWM just has Accidental (Ground Accident)
    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Mon 4 Jan 1943 Page 5 Family Notices

    LEWIS.-On January 1, 1943. accidentally killed at Port Moresby. LAC Edward Lewis, son of Frank Lewis, of
    Hobart, aged 31

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    Skonieczny Josef P/792624 300 Squadron 1943-02-06
    Became a pow when his Wellington IV Z1495 BH-J (crashed at Guurtjeslaan 16, Bergen, The Netherlands) was shot down by flak on 1942-11-25. He died on 1943-02-06, as pow, of a heart attack.
    (https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/ and http://www.polishwargraves.nl/germany/3003.htm )

    Jankowski Jan P/0053 300 Squadron 1943-05-05
    His aircraft, Wellington III BK150 BH-Q , crashed near Mönchengladbach, during a raid on Essen. He had been appointed as the first Commanding Officer of 305 Squadron in 1940.
    (credit : BCL Volume 1943, by W.R.Chorley, p.67)

    Grzeskowiak Marian Stefan P/793837 305 Squadron 1943-08-03
    Was the pilot of Wellington X HZ467 SM-C shot down by a night-fighter and crashed at Elskop on Kremper Marsch. The entire crew of this aircraft was killed and is buried at Kiel War Cemetery. The other crewmembers mentions as unit 305 Squadron. CWGC mentions for Grzeskowiak 309 Squadron.
    (credit: BCL Volume 1943, by W.R.Chorley, p.258 , AIR 27/1672 and CWGC)

    Rajpold Czeslaw P/781417 18 OTU 1943-08-26
    On 1942-06-26 his Wellington IC DV765 was shot down by a night-fighter during the 1000 bomber raid on Bremen. The entire crew was taken prisoner. Sgt. Rajpold died as a pow on 1943-08-26 in a German hospital.
    (credit : BCL Volume 1942, by W.R.Chorley, p.134 and http://www.polishwargraves.nl/germany/3077.htm)

    Davies George Edward 1312886 98 Squadron 1943-09-25
    Died as a pow. No confirmation that he was a member of 98 Squadron found.
    (credit: WO 416/89/329)

    Hulthin Lief Eric Woodrow 76 Squadron RNAF 1943-10-22
    His aircraft, Halifax V LK664 MF-U, crashed at Welda, near Warburg. The entire crew was killed and all are buried at Hannover War Cemetery.
    The orb of the Squadron mentions his grade as Lt.
    (credit: BCL Volume 1943, by W.R.Chorley, p.366 and AIR 27/651)

    Pedersen James Morris O-886137 405 Squadron USAAF 1943-11-17
    was the navigator of Lancaster III JB226 LQ-G which crashed during a mission to Ludwigshafen which was shot down by a nightfighter at Frankenstein, near Hochspeyer. The entire crew of the aircraft was killed.
    (credit: BCL Volume 1943, by W.R.Chorley, p.379, RCAF service file for F/S. Larson and AIR 27/1788)

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    More Zimbabwe

    Leading Aircraftman Alan Lawrence BLISS (1237432) RAF 1943-05-14 Zimbabwe Gweru Cemetery
    Allan Lawrence Bliss Death 14 May 1943 Gwelo, Zimbabwe Male 19
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61...=54&cc=1838530
    Chronic Pulmonary Inflammatory Toxaemia




    Leading Aircraftman Ernest Alfred CLEWS (778312) RAF 1943-05-22 Zimbabwe Gweru Cemetery
    Ernest Alfred Clews Death Registration Zimbabwe 27 Deceased 1916 Jansenville, S. Africa 22 May 1943
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61...A1%3AQVBQ-4N7V
    Acute bacterial endocarditis, Toxaemia


    Warrant Officer Class II Frank BARRY-ROSS (M/1007) 1943-08-02 Zimbabwe Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery
    Frank Barry Ross Death 02 Aug 1943 Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Male 36
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61...455&cc=1838530
    Agranulocytosis, Aplastic Anaemia



    Sergeant Harry BROWN (546253) RAF 1943-11-23 Zimbabwe Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery
    Harry Brown Death 23 Nov 1943 Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Male 29
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61...i=1&cc=1838530
    Death due to heart failure after administration of an Anaesthetic catheter suffering from Septicaemia and osteomyelitis


    Flight Lieutenant Edmund John WHICHELLO (110309) RAF 1943-12-01 25 EFTS Zimbabwe Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61...A1%3AQVBQ-4JVR
    Bronchopneumonia following self inflicted injuries to throat and legs



    Cadet Sergeant Nicolaos SYRIGOS () 1943-12-07 Zimbabwe Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery
    Nicholas Syhicos Death 07 Dec 1943 Salisbury, Zimbabwe Male 22
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61...A1%3AQVBQ-4JZ6
    Flying Accident at Sebastapol, Southern Rhodesia. RAF Cranborne


    Sergeant Jack SAGE (624031) U/T Pilot RAF 1943-12-10 Zimbabwe Gweru Cemetery
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61...A1%3AQVBQ-4NHT
    Multiple injuries received as a result of a flying accident at Senale - RAF THORNHILL



    Leading Aircraftman David Ieuan Llewellyn JONES (1313645) RAF 1943-12-14 Zimbabwe Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61...A1%3AQVBQ-4JV2
    David Ieunan Llewellyn Jones Death 14 Dec 1943 Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Male 21
    Death due to Strychnine poisoning



    Sergeant John Edward HOLLOWAY (M/2221) 1943-12-23 Zimbabwe Gweru CemeteryRef : Plot 1. Row A. Grave 8.
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61...A1%3AQVBQ-4VLS
    death due to injuries sustained in a fall from a bicycle

    Sergeant Bernard SHAW (632483) RAF 1943-12-24 Zimbabwe Gweru CemeteryRef : Plot 1. Row A. Grave 7.
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61...A1%3AQVBQ-4V25
    death: Asphyxia & burns at RAF Gwelo


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Norman Robert BELL (1685654) U/T Pilot RAF 1943-12-29 Zimbabwe Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61...A1%3AQVBQ-4VB7
    Flying accident at Salisbury

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