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    Default 400303 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03-03-1940

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    400303 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03-03-1940

    From Henk's List -

    CANADA
    GORDON, James Lindsay- AVM - RCAF - DFC, MiD.
    Mount Royal Cemetery, Quebec, Canada, ( Buried Barrie, Ontario ).

    UK
    REID, Hector James - AC2c - 708265 - RAFVR.
    With am ( All Saints ) Churchyard, Essex.
    DOAS, Cause, involved in a road accident.

    From CWGC -

    FRANCE
    FARROW, Robert William ( Australian ) - P/O(Pilot) - 41388 - RAF - 114 Sqn.
    SANDERS, Arthur William Bates - AC2c(Wop) - 620465 - RAF - 114 Sqn.
    These two airmen rest at Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France.
    Both were crew of Blenheim IV - N6157 - 114 Sqn.

    UK
    BUTCHER, John Ambrose - Lac(Wop/At) - 515617 - RAF - MiD - 224 Sqn.
    Northwood Cemetery, Middlesex.
    MUTTON, Ronald Arno - Lac - 551255 - RAF - MiD - 224 Sqn.
    Kettering ( London Road ) Cemetery, Northamptonshire.
    SLOCUM, Sydney Dennis - F/O - 28166 - RAF - MiD - 224 Sqn.
    Micheldever ( St. Mary ) Churchyard, Hampshire.
    These three airmen were crew of Hudson I - N7334 - 224 Sqn.

    CARTER, John Memoirs - P/O(Pilot) - 72448 - RAF - 99 Sqn.
    CORVAN, Peter William - AC1c(Wop) - 549742 - RAF - 99 Sqn.
    SAXON, Arthur Kenneth - Sgt(Obs) - 581022 - RAF - 99 Sqn.
    The above three airmen rest at West Row Baptist Chapelyard, Suffolk.
    FORSTER, James Crawford - Lac - 524766 - RAF - 99 Sqn.
    Newmarket Cemetery, Suffolk.
    HART, Frank - AC2c(Wop) - 631366 - RAF - 99 Sqn.
    Wath-Upon-Dearne Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    STEWART, Alexander - P/O(Pilot) - 70819 - RAF - 99 Sqn.
    Dalziel (Airbles) Cemetery, Lanarkshire.
    These six airmen were crew of Wellington Ia- N3006 - 99 Sqn.

    NICCOLLS, Henry Leslie ( Canadian ) - P/O(Pilot) - 42145 - RAF - 242 Sqn.
    Kirkby Wharfs ( St John the Baptist ) Churchyard Extension, Yorkshire.
    [ Hurricane I - L2002 - 242 Sqn ].

    WARREN, Edward Charles - Sgt(Pilot) - 758046 - RAFVR - 3 FTS.
    South Cerney ( All Hallows ) Churchyard, Gloucestershire.
    [ Oxford I - P1817 - 3 FTS ].

    STERN, John Douglas - Lt(A) - HMS Furious - RN.
    Fowey Cemetery, Cornwall.
    STRANACK, Bruce Edwin Harington - Lt - HMS Furious - RN.
    Lee-On-Solent Memorial, Hampshire.
    WHITE, James Wilfred - NA - FX.76338 - HMS Furious - RN.
    Campbeltown ( Kilkerran ) Cemetery, Argyllshire
    These three Naval airmen were crew of Swordfish I - P4215 of 816 Sqn FAA that was in collision with two other stationary aircraft.
    HANAGHAN, John Victor - AC1c - 616195 - RAF.
    Serving in HMS Furious.
    Campbeltown ( Kilkerran ) Cemetery, Argyllshire.
    Was he involved in the Collision of P4215 ?

    Alex

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    Default Re: 400303 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03-03-1940

    Hi

    REID, Hector James - He was serving at RAF Debden when he was killed near Bishop Stortford whilst driving a tractor and trailer when the trailer went out of control down a hill, causing the tractor to overturn.

    Malcolm

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    Thanks Malcolm.

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    Default Re: 400303 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03-03-1940

    Hello

    CANADA
    GORDON, James Lindsay- AVM - RCAF - DFC, MiD - died after a lengthy illness, having been discharged in January 1940. See:

    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/...lindsay-gordon

    UK
    HANAGHAN, John Victor - AC1c - 616195 - ADM 104 records that he was struck by an aircraft that was taking off.

    Regards

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

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    Default Re: 400303 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03-03-1940

    Hi

    HANAGHAN, John Victor - He was serving aboard HMS Furious and was killed when Swordfish I, P4215 of No 816 Sqn, struck him and crashed on take-off from Campbeltown.

    Malcolm

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