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    Default 400125 - Unaccounted Airmen- 25-01-1940

    Hello,

    400125 - Unaccounted Airmen- 25-01-1940

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    SWAN, John William - AC1c - 60139 - RAF.
    Brightouse Cemetery, Yorkshire.

    From CWGC -

    GERMANY
    HUNTER, John Raymond - AC2c( WoP) - 625656 - RAF - 57 Sqn.
    BENDALL, Douglas James - Sgt (Obs) - 580596 - RAF - 57 Sqn.
    O'REILLY-BLACKWOOD, John Noel - P/O(Pilot) - 42474 - RAF - 57 Sqn.
    The above three airmen rest at Reichwald Forrest War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfallen, Germany.
    All three were crew of Blenheim I - L1280 - 57 Sqn.

    UK
    SHELLARD, Raymond John - P/O(Pilot) -'76592 - RAFVR.
    Barry ( Merthyr Dyfan ) Burial Ground, Glamorganshire.
    WILLIAMSON, Gerald Vivian - S/Lt(A) - HMS Peregrine - RNVR - 751 Sqn FAA.
    Yeovilton ( St. Bartholomew ) Churchyard, Somerset.
    [ Swordfish I - P4223 - 819 Sqn FAA ].

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    Default Re: 400125 - Unaccounted Airmen- 25-01-1940

    Hi

    SWAN, John William - AC1 - School of General Reconnaissance, death possibly registered in Gosport

    Malcolm

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    Default Re: 400125 - Unaccounted Airmen- 25-01-1940

    Hello

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    SWAN, John William - AC1c - 60139 - ADM 104 records that he died due to bronchio-pneumonia and influenza. No place of death listed, but as Malcolm mentions, possibly Gosport.

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    Simon
    Researching R.A.F. personnel from the North East of England

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    Default Re: 400125 - Unaccounted Airmen- 25-01-1940

    Probably him?
    John William Swan
    b. 1899
    Enlisted 60139 in Block 600000-605364 RAF Special Reserve issued from 01-Aug-31
    d. 25 Jan 1940 Reg Gosport 2b 2058 Aged 41
    HTH
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