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    Default 450110 - Unaccounted Airmen - 10-01-1945

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    450110 - Unaccounted Airmen - 10-01-1945

    From Henk's List -

    ITALY
    DAVIES, Ralph - F/O (Pilot) - 141357 - RAFVR - Bari War Cemetery, Italy.

    UK
    BOLTON, William Frederick - AC2c - 1878942 - RAFVR - Putney Vale Cemetery & Crematorium, London.
    CAMPIN, Kenneth Charles - Sgt (Air Bomber ) - 1578842 - RAFVR - Marston Moretaine (St. Mary ) Churchyard, Bedfordshire - [ Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    DOBSON, Frederick Edward Henry - W/O (Pilot) - 909576 - RAFVR - Devizes Cemetery, Wiltshire - [ Dakota - KJ835 - 108 OTU ].
    McMANUS, James - LAC - 1010891 - RAFVR - Newton-Le-Willows Cemetery, Lancashire.
    MOYES, Robert - F/O (Pilot) - 153794 - RAFVR - Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery, Stirlingshire - [ Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    MUSPRATT, Frederick William - AC1c - 858756 - RAFVR - Urmston Cemetery, Lancashire.
    WARD, James Henry - Cpl - 508252 - RAF - Islington Cemetery & Crematorium, Middlesex.
    WILMOT, Edgar James - Sgt (Nav) 1801568 - RAFVR - Sevenoaks (Greatness Park) Cemetery, Kent.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    INDIA
    TATHAM, David - AC1c - 941932 - RAFVR - Ranchi War Cemetery, India.

    UK
    BUTTERWORTH, James - W/O (Pilot) - 1149758 - RAFVR - Heywood Cemetery, Lancashire. [ Hurricane IIc - PG529 - 20 OTU ].
    DOWNIE, John - Sgt (A/G) - 1822334 - RAFVR - Markinch (ST. Drostan's) Cemetery, Fifeshire. [ Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    OTTAWAY, Douglas Alan - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - 1802652 - RAFVR - Esher (Cobham) Cemetery, Surrey. [ Wellington X - HE832 - 17 OTU ].
    PIKE, William Raymond - Sgt (A/G) - 3033009 - RAFVR - Poole (Branksome) Cemetery, Dorset. [ Wellington X - HE832 - 17 OTU ].
    READ, Basil Anthony - F/O (Pilot) - 173774 - D.F.C - RAFVR - Lossiemouth Burial Ground, Moray. [ Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    SWINGLER, Neville Charles - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - 2220411 - RAFVR - Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery, Warwickshire. [ Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    THURSTON, Eric Edward - F/S (Nav) - 1604281 - RAFVR - Mortlake Cemetery, Surrey. [ Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    VINCENT, Roger John - F/S (A/G) - 1604859 - RAFVR - Chatteris (New Road ) Cemetery, Cambridgeshire. [ Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].

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    Hi


    ITALY
    DAVIES, Ralph - F/O (Pilot) - probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW862 of No 4 FU, which flew into high ground near Lucera at night.

    INDIA
    TATHAM, David - AC1 - 5 CMU.

    UK
    BOLTON, William Frederick - AC2 - registered in Swindon.
    CAMPIN, Kenneth Charles - Sgt (Air Bomber ) - Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    DOBSON, Frederick Edward Henry - W/O (Pilot) - Dakota - KJ835 - 108 OTU ].
    McMANUS, James - LAC - registered in Newton.
    MOYES, Robert - F/O (Pilot) - Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    MUSPRATT, Frederick William - AC1 - registered in Manchester.
    WARD, James Henry - Cpl - registered in Pancras.
    WILMOT, Edgar James - Sgt (Nav) registered in Barrow upon Soar.
    BUTTERWORTH, James - W/O (Pilot) - Hurricane IIc - PG529 - 20 OTU ].
    DOWNIE, John - Sgt (A/G) - Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    OTTAWAY, Douglas Alan - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - Wellington X - HE832 - 17 OTU ].
    PIKE, William Raymond - Sgt (A/G) - Wellington X - HE832 - 17 OTU ].
    READ, Basil Anthony - F/O (Pilot) - Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    SWINGLER, Neville Charles - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    THURSTON, Eric Edward - F/S (Nav) -Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].
    VINCENT, Roger John - F/S (A/G) - Wellington X - HE490 - 20 OTU ].

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    Wilmot is probably connected with Dakota KJ835, his death being registered at Barrow on Soar. I have a note of three fatalities in this incident, the name of the third is unknown at present.

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    DOBSON, Frederick Edward Henry - W/O (Pilot) - 909576 and WILMOT, Edgar James - Sgt (Nav) 1801568 are both registered at Barrow on Soar page 176 as is:
    HILLSDON, Ronald James - Sgt (WOP/Air Gnr) RCAF R/251278.

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    David Tatham 941932 , attached to Number 5 C&M Unit , was struck on the head by the wing of a taxiing aircraft at Barrackpore, dying in the Combined Military hospital Barrackpore

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    James Henry Ward 508242 , who had been attached to 108 OTU, was admitted dangerously ill to RAF Hospital Cosford on 18 November 1944. Transferred to the Royal Free hospital, Gray's Inn Road, London o 15 December 1944. He was to be discharged from the RAF on medically grounds from 15 February 1945 and went on discharge leave. He was readmitted to the Royal Free hospital where he died of carcinoma of the stomach

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