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    Default 400131 - Unaccounted Airmen - 31-01-1940

    Hello,

    400131 - Unaccounted Airmen - 31-01-1940

    From Henk's List -

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    FERRIS, Ernest Albert - Cpl - 561539 - RAF - 217 Sqn.
    Portsmouth ( Highland Road ) Cemetery, Hampshire.
    LEGGOTT, Claude Henry - F/Lt - 35148 - RAF - DFM.
    Hawkinge Cemetery, Kent.

    From CWGC -

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    CHILTON, Frank - Cpl(A/G) - 513704 - RAF - 222 Sqn.
    Pendlebury ( St. John ) Churchyard, Lancashire.
    MAYNARD, David Giles Davies - P/O(Pilot) - 42144 - RAF - 222 Sqn.
    Whittlesford ( SS. Mary and Andrew ) Churchyard, Cambridgeshire.
    The two airmen named above were crew of Blenheim I - L6614 - 222 Sqn.

    CRITCHLEY, Walter - AC1c - 619014 - RAF.
    Leigh Cemetery, Lancashire.
    SHRIMPTON, Kenneth Raymond Wollatt - P/O(Pilot) - 42652 - RAF.
    Bournemouth ( Wimborne Road ) Cemetery, Hampshire.
    The two airmen named above were crew of Oxford I - N6320 - 15 FTS.

    WATSON-PARKER, Derek Paul - Sgt(Pilot) - 741702 - RAFVR.
    Killed ( St. Catherine ) Church of Ireland, County Antrim.
    WHITTAKER, Dennis William - Lac - 751038 - RAFVR.
    Manchester Southern Cemetery, Lancashire.
    WILLIAMS, Herbert Arthur - Lac(Navy U/T) - 751036 - RAFVR.
    Oldham ( Hollinwood ) Cemetery, Lancashire.
    The three airmen named above were crew of Anson I - N4943 - 1 AONS.

    Alex

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    Default Re: 400131 - Unaccounted Airmen - 31-01-1940

    Quote Originally Posted by Alex Smart View Post
    Hello,

    400131 - Unaccounted Airmen - 31-01-1940

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    FERRIS, Ernest Albert - Cpl - 561539 - RAF - 217 Sqn.
    Portsmouth ( Highland Road ) Cemetery, Hampshire.
    LEGGOTT, Claude Henry - F/Lt - 35148 - RAF - DFM.
    Hawkinge Cemetery, Kent.

    From CWGC -

    UK
    CHILTON, Frank - Cpl(A/G) - 513704 - RAF - 222 Sqn.
    Pendlebury ( St. John ) Churchyard, Lancashire.
    MAYNARD, David Giles Davies - P/O(Pilot) - 42144 - RAF - 222 Sqn.
    Whittlesford ( SS. Mary and Andrew ) Churchyard, Cambridgeshire.
    The two airmen named above were crew of Blenheim I - L6614 - 222 Sqn.

    CRITCHLEY, Walter - AC1c - 619014 - RAF.
    Leigh Cemetery, Lancashire.
    SHRIMPTON, Kenneth Raymond Wollatt - P/O(Pilot) - 42652 - RAF.
    Bournemouth ( Wimborne Road ) Cemetery, Hampshire.
    The two airmen named above were crew of Oxford I - N6320 - 15 FTS.

    WATSON-PARKER, Derek Paul - Sgt(Pilot) - 741702 - RAFVR.
    Killed ( St. Catherine ) Church of Ireland, County Antrim.
    WHITTAKER, Dennis William - Lac - 751038 - RAFVR.
    Manchester Southern Cemetery, Lancashire.
    WILLIAMS, Herbert Arthur - Lac(Navy U/T) - 751036 - RAFVR.
    Oldham ( Hollinwood ) Cemetery, Lancashire.
    The three airmen named above were crew of Anson I - N4943 - 1 AONS.

    Alex
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    LEGGOTT, Claude Henry - F/Lt - 35148 - RAF - DFM.

    885407 Sig. C. H. Leggott, was the recipient of a Distinguished Conduct Medal, not a Distinguished Flying Medal:

    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/...upplement/6931 (see also p.6930)

    Col

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    Default Re: 400131 - Unaccounted Airmen - 31-01-1940

    Hi

    FERRIS, Ernest Albert - Cpl - He was killed when he walked into the rotating propeller of an Anson.
    LEGGOTT, Claude Henry - F/Lt - He was serving as an Accountant Officer at RAF Church Fenton when he died on active service, his death being registered in York.

    Malcolm

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