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    Default 400118 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-01-1940

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    400118 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-01-1940

    From Henk's List -

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    CROSSLAND, Wilfred - AC2c - 643734 - RAF - 502 Sqn.
    Warrington Cemetery, Lancashire.
    (This airman is reported to have walked into the port propeller of Anson I, N5050 of 502 Sqn ).
    GERRISH, John William - AC2c - 865652 - RAF(AAF) - 935 Balloon Squadron.
    Carroll ( Cathay's ) Cemetery, Glamorganshire.
    WOOSLEY, Edward John - AC1c - 639482 - RAF - 10 BGS.
    Exeter Higher Cemetery, Devon.

    From CWGC -

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    CHENERY, Leslie Charles - Sgt(Obs U/T ) - 581170 - RAF - 148 Sqn.
    Chingford Mount Cemetery, Essex.
    HERON, William - AC2c - 631890 - RAF - 148 Sqn.
    Harwell Cemetery, Berkshire.
    SMITH, Frederick Trevor Martin - Sgt( Instructor Navigator ) - 518492 - RAF - 75 Sqn.
    Cardiff ( Cathay's ) Cemetery, Glamorganshire.
    STEVENS, Barry Osborne Cornelius - P/O(Pilot) - 33415 - RAF - 75 Sqn.
    WAKELY, Leslie James - AC2c - 551324 - RAF - 148 Sqn.
    Both Smith and Wakely rest at Harwell Cemetery, Berkshire.
    The five airmen named above were all aboard Anson I, N5024 of 148 Sqn

    COLEBOURNE, William Arnold - AC2c - 627020 - RAF - 149 Sqn.
    Derby ( Nottingham Road ) Cemetery, Derbyshire.
    Death due to a ground accident.
    MULLINGER, Edwin Gilbert Peter - Sgt(Pilot) - 564751 - RAF - 43 Sqn.
    Chevington Cemetery, Berkshire.
    [ Hurricane I - L2066 - 43 Sqn ].
    MULLOCK, Arthur John - P/O(Pilot) - 42423 - RAF - 2 SFTS.
    Whitchurch Congregational Chapelyard, Shropshire.
    [ Harvard I - N7144 - 2 SFTS ].
    STEELEY, Henry John - Sgt(Pilot) - 565952 - RAF - 43 Sqn.
    Kenilworth Cemetery, Warwickshire.
    [ Hurricane I - L1734 - 43 Sqn ].

    BAXTER, John - Leading Airman - FX.76321 - HMS Norfolk - RN - 712 Sqn FAA.
    Bothwell Park Cemetery, Lanarkshire.
    POPE, Edward Frank - Lt(A) - HMS Norfolk - RN - 712 Sqn FAA.
    Honiton ( St. Michael ) Churchyard, Devon.
    The above two airmen were crew of Walrus I - P5648 - 700 Sqn.

    Alex

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    Default Re: 400118 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-01-1940

    Hi

    WOOSLEY, Edward John - AC1 - He died from natural causes, his death being registered in Weymouth.

    COLEBOURNE, William Arnold - AC2 - He was killed whilst serving with No 149 Sqn when he was struck by a propeller of Wellington, N2944 at Mildenhall.

    Malcolm

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