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    Default 400412 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-04-1940

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    400412 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-04-1940

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    OLIVER, Sidney Ignatius - F/Sgt - 2308 - RAAF.
    Hooe ( St. John ) Churchyard Extension, Devon.
    DOAS, Cause ?

    SMITH, Cyril Reginald - P/O - 77168 - RAFVR.
    Peterborough ( Eastfield ) Cemetery, Northamptonshire.
    DOAS, Cause ?

    From CWGC -

    DENMARK
    ROBSON, Harry Wood - F/O - 39759 - RAF - 44 Sqn.
    Fredrikshavn Cemetery, Denmark.
    [ Hampden I - P1173 - 44 Sqn].

    GERMANY
    NEVINSON, William Stuart - Sgt - 580494 - RAF - 50 Sqn
    Kiel War Cemetery, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
    [ Hampden I - L4064 - 50 Sqn ].

    NORWAY
    BARBER, Frederick Edward - P/O(Pilot) - 36223 - RAF - 115 Sqn.
    BULL, Peter Edward Tucker - P/O(A/g) - 76004 - RAFVR - 115 Sqn.
    JUBY, Geoffrey James - Sgt - 514904 - RAF - 115 Sqn.
    PEARCE, Alan Sydney - Sgt(Obs) - 580805 - RAF - 115 Sqn.
    RANKIN, David Alexander ( New Zealand ) - P/O(Pilot) - 36180 - RAF - 115 Sqn.
    WESTCOTT, Lionel Allen - Lac - 545537 - RAF - 115 Sqn
    The above six airmen all rest at Stavanger ( Eiganes ) Churchyard, Norway.
    They were all crew of Wellington Ic - P9284 - 115 Sqn.

    TOOTLE, Frederick - AC2c - 625665 - RAF - 149 Sqn.
    WAKELING, Laurie Charles - Sgt(Pilot) - 740420 - RAFVR - 149 Sqn.
    These two airmen rest at Falnes Churchyard, Skudeneshann, Norway.
    They were crew of Wellington Ic - P9246 - 149 Sqn.

    GOAD, Geoffrey Edmund - Sgt - 563876 - RAF - 149 Sqn.
    Trondheim ( Stavne ) Cemetery, Norway.
    He was crew of Wellington Ic - P9266 - 149 Sqn.

    GREET, John - Sgt - 580696 - RAF - 50 Sqn.
    Mandala Churchyard, Norway.
    He was crew of Hampden I - L4083 - 50 Sqn.

    UK
    HAMPTON, Denis Allen - Sgt(Pilot) - 741874 - RAFVR - 11 SFTS.
    Ewell ( St. Mary ) Churchyard, Surrey.
    He was crew of Audax I - K3091 - 11 SFTS.

    COALTER, Richard S - Lac - 616989 - RAF - 149 Sqn.
    GILLOTT, Harry - AC2c - 623761 - RAF - 149 Sqn.
    PARKER, William Claude - Sgt - 580804 - RAF 149 Sqn.
    WHELLER, Horace James - Sgt - 562377 - RAF - 149 Sqn.
    The above four airmen were crew of Wellington Ic - P9246 - 149 Sqn.

    DOHERTY, Edmund Brian - AC1c - 627157 - RAF - 149 Sqn.
    HENRY, James - AC2c - 630142 - RAF - 149 Sqn
    LANGRIDGE, Jack Harry( New Zealand ) - Cpl - 37156 - RNZAF - 149 Sqn.
    VICKERY, Roy Fox - Sgt - 530080 - RAF - 149 Sqn.
    WOODCOCK, Frederick Albert - Sgt - 564824 - RAF - 149 Sqn.
    The above five airmen were crew of Wellington Ic - P9266 - 149 Sqn.

    McLAREN, Andrew Hood - F/Lt - 39019 - RAF - DFC - 233 Sqn
    MILNE, James Alexander - Lac - 610765 - RAF - 233 Sqn.
    WILSON, Matthew - Cpl - 522495 - RAF - 233 Sqn.
    YORKE, George James Denzil - P/O - 36185 - RAF - 233 Sqn
    The above four airmen were crew of Hudson I - N7258 - 233 Sqn.

    BEDFORD, Michael Frederick - Lac - 550969 - RAF - 38 Sqn.
    BESTICK, Frank Frederick - Sgt - 580598 - RAF - 38 Sqn.
    BRUNDISH, George William - P/O - 77036 - RAFVR - 38 Sqn.
    FLYNN, Gerald - AC2c - 628401 - RAF - 38 Sqn.
    MAYBURY, Donald Conrad - F/O - 33325 - RAF - 38 Sqn.
    NOLAN, Maurice - Sqdn/Ldr - 37114 - RAF - 38 Sqn.
    The above six airmen were crew Wellington Ic - P9269 - 38 Sqn.

    BROWN, Harold Dennis - Cpl - 613213 - RAF - 44 Sqn.
    ISON, William John - Sgt - 580659 - RAF - 44 Sqn.
    TAYLOR, William George - F/O - 40155 - RAF - 44 Sqn.
    TONKISS, Joseph Raybould - Sgt - 564502 - RAF - 44 Sqn.
    The above four airmen were crew of Hampden I - L4099 - 44 Sqn.

    EVANS, John Henry - Cpl - 532819 - RAF - 44 Sqn.
    EVANS, William Henry Glyndwr - Cpl - 566421 - RAF - 44 Sqn.
    JOHNSTONE, Kenneth John Alan - F/O - 40229 - RAF - 44 Sqn.
    The above three airmen crew of Hampden I - P1173 - 44 Sqn.
    BULL, John Bartlett - P/O - 40599 - RAF - 50 Sqn.
    FAWCETT, George - Cpl - 623895 - RAF - 50 Sqn.
    PILCHER, Alonzo Derek - P/O - 40848 - RAF - 50 Sqn.
    The above three airmen were crew of Hampden I - L4064 - 50 Sqn.

    BRATTON, Harry - Sgt - 580637 - RAF - 50 Sqn.
    CHAMBERS, David William Arlidge - Sgt - 740907 - RAFVR - 50 Sqn.
    KERSHAW, Stanley - Lac - 611349 - RAF - 50 Sqn.
    WILD, Gerald Marsden - Sgt - 580291 - RAF - 50 Sqn.
    The above four airmen were crew of Hampden I - L4073 - 50 Sqn.

    BARRASS, Alexander Scougal Gibson - Cpl - 550995 - RAF - 50 Sqn.
    JOPLING, John Robert - Sgt - 550598 - RAF - 50 Sqn.
    THOMAS, Mervyn - P/O - 40648 - RAF - 50 Sqn.
    VART, Stanley Vernon - Sgt - 580261 - RAF - 50 Sqn.
    The above four airmen were crew of Hampden I - L4081 - 50 Sqn.

    CHALMERS, Peter William Simpson - AC1c - 619757 - RAF - 77 Sqn.
    HAIRE, Oscar - Cpl - 567057 - RAF - 77 Sqn.
    HEBELER, Christopher Rendell - P/O - 40390 - RAF - 77 Sqn.
    IBBOTSON, John Raleigh - Sgt - 580861 - RAF - 77 Sqn.
    SADDINGTON, George Edgar - F/O - 37945 - RAF - 77 Sqn.
    The above five airmen were crew of Whitley V - N1347 - 77 Sqn.

    AITCHISON, James Dougal - Sgt - 563022 - RAF - 9 Sqn.
    BALMER, William Lockie - Sgt - 564120 - RAF - 9 Sqn.
    BOWEN, Charles Ronald - Sgt - 562025 - RAF - 9 Sqn.
    LAMB, Ralph John - Lac - 536874 - RAF - 9 Sqn.
    RICKETTS, Percy Frank - AC1c - 540110 - RAF - 9 Sqn.
    WILKIN, John Kenton - Lac - 534598 - RAF - 9 Sqn.
    The above six airmen were crew of Wellington Is - P2520 - 9 Sqn.


    The above fourty eight airmen are all remembered on Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.

    Alex
    Last edited by Alex Smart; 7th November 2020 at 12:42.

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    Default Re: 400412 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-04-1940

    Hello,

    UK.

    2308 F/Sgt Sidney Ignatius OLIVER RAAF.

    2308 F/Sgt (Clerk General) Sidney Ignatius OLIVER RAAF (of No.10 Squadron RAAF), was found lying on a roadway at Hooe, Plymouth, at approximately 0100 hours on 6 April, 1940. The accident was due to a fall in black-out conditions, and he died as a result of the accident on 12 April, 1940. He was on authorised night leave when on active service.

    The Coroner determined the cause of death was from pneumonic meningitis following a fractured skull, caused accidentally.

    F/Sgt Oliver RAAF is buried in Hooe (not Hope) (St. John) Churchyard Extension. Row 12. S. Grave 9, Plymouth.

    F/Sgt Oliver's father, 1857 F/Lt Charles Oliver, was a long-serving (enlisted 7 September, 1925), member of the RAAF.

    Source: Storr & private sources.

    Col.
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    Default Re: 400412 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-04-1940

    Cyril Reginald SMITH died in Shenley Military Hospital from natural causes after a long illness - Peterborough Standard 19th April 1940

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