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    Default 400328 - Unaccounted Airmen - 28-03-1940

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    400328 - Unaccounted Airmen - 28-03-1940

    From Henk's List -

    SOUTH AFRICA
    LUSH, James Edwin - Air Sgt - 29387 - SAAF.
    Durban ( Stellawood ) Cremation Memorial, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
    Died at the Seaforth Hotel, Cause ?

    UK
    CRANE, Donald Alfred - F/O - 72170 - RAFVR.
    Padgate ( Christ Church ) Churchyard, Lancashire.
    Died at RAF Hospital, Poulton. Cause ?
    GEDDES, Richard Ingram - AC1c - 548203 - RAF.
    MacDuff ( Myrus ) Cemetery, Banffshire.
    DOAS, Cause ?
    GRIFFITS, James Olliff - P/O(Pilot) - 41692 - RAF - 222 Sqn.
    Whittles Ford ( SS. Mary and Andrew ) Churchyard, Cambridgeshire.
    [ Magister I - L5953 - 222 Sqn.
    PATTEN, Guy - LA - FX.77508 - HMS Peregrine - RN.
    Stoneykirk Cemetery, Wigtownshire.
    DOAS, Cause ?

    From CWGC -

    GERMANY
    NORMAN, Graham Louis - P/O - 70871 - RAF - 77 Sqn.
    Rheinberg War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
    [ Whitley V - N1351 - 77 Sqn ].

    NETHERLANDS
    MILLER, James Emerson - Sgt(Obs) - 580921 - RAF - 77 Sqn.
    Rotterdam ( Crooswijk ) General Cemetery, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.
    [ Whitley V - N1357 - 77 Sqn ].

    Alex

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    Default Re: 400328 - Unaccounted Airmen - 28-03-1940

    Hi

    GEDDES, Richard Ingram - He was serving at RAF Kinloss died in Gray's Hospital, Elgin as the result of heart failure under anaesthetic during an operation to remove an obstruction of the small intestine.

    Malcolm

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    Default Re: 400328 - Unaccounted Airmen - 28-03-1940

    Hello

    PATTEN, Guy - LA - FX.77508 - HMS Peregrine - ADM 104 has two entries for him. He slipped from the towing bar of a petrol bowser and was run over at West Freugh, sustaining a compound fracture of the skull and fractured ribs, from which he died as a result.

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