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    Default 440527 - Unaccounted Airmen - 27-5-1944

    Hello,

    440527 - Unaccounted Airmen - 27-5-1944

    From Henk's list -

    ALGERIA
    JONES, Raymond J - LAC - 930786 - RAFVR - Dely Ibrahim, Algeria.

    EGYPT
    HARRIS, Albert Edward - Sgt (A/G) - 637338 - RAF - Heliopolis, Egypt.

    TUNISIA
    JARRETT, Jack S - W/O (Pilot) - 655159 -

    UK
    DALY, Alan Reginald Harold - Sgt(Pilot) - 1815345 - RAFVR - Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
    GIBB, Kenneth Campbell - AC2c - 3021484 - RAFVR - Lochlee Churchyard, Angus.
    SPEIGHT, Adrian Edgar - F/O(Flng/Instr) - 150508 - RAFVR - East Sheen, Surrey.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    EGYPT
    BROWN, Arthur Henry - Sgt - 1813372 - RAFVR - Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
    PIRNIE, James Harold - Sgt - 1389956 - RAFVR - Alamein Memorial, Egypt.

    INDIA
    BALLARD, Edwin George - Cpl - 1214588 - RAFVR - Delhi, India.

    MYANMAR
    BOURKE, Robert - Sgt - 536588 - RAF - Taukkyan, Myanmar.

    SRI LANKA
    GEBBIE, Andrew Aird - F/S (WoP(Air)) - 1066868 - RAFVR - Colombo (Liveramentu), Sri Lanka.

    UK
    BRIDGEMAN, Edward Garrod Joshua - Sgt(WoP/A/G) - 1393427 - RAFVR - Harrogate (Stonefall), Yorkshire. [ Halifax II - DG219 - 1656 HCU ].
    COLDWELL, Walter - Sgt(WoP) -1543965 - RAFVR - Barnsley, Yorkshire. [Lancaster I - W4258 - 5 LFS ].
    HETHERINGTON, Joseph - P/O (Pilot) - 172423 - RAFVR - Boxford (St. Andrew), Berkshire. [ Halifax II - DG219 - 1656 HCU ].
    HOWES, Charles David - Sgt(A/G) - 1814315 - RAFVR - Camberwell New, London. [ Stirling III - LK502 - 1654 HCU ].
    KINDLEN, Philip - Sgt(Flt/Engr) - 1365195 - RAFVR - Dundee Eastern Necropolis, Angus. [ Halifax II - DG219 - 1656 HCU ].
    LEACH, Gordon Noble - F/O (Pilot) - 159456 - RAFVR - Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (West Road), Northumberland. [ Stirling III - LK502 - 1654 HCU ].
    PERSSE, Donald Robert - Sgt -(Air Bomber) - 1238492 - RAFVR - Harrogate (Stonefall), Yorkshire. [ Halifax II - DG219 - 1656 HCU ].
    WALTERS, Henry Leonard - W/O (A/G) - 1351227 - D F M - RAFVR - Hornchurch, Essex. [ Halifax II - DG219 - 1656 HCU ].
    WARD, Harry - Sgt (A/G) - 1768223 - RAFVR - Yeadon, Yorkshire. [ Stirling III - LK502 - 1654 HCU ].

    Alex

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    Hello,

    Re: EGYPT (1) HARRIS and EGYPT (2) BROWN & PIRNIE.

    See: http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...ington-X-LN956

    Col.

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    GEBBIE is listed in Casualty Communique 496 published in Flight 26 April 1945 - PREVIOUSLY REPORTED MISSING. BELIEVED KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE, NOW REPORTED
    KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE.—Fit. Sgt. A. A.Gebbie.

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    Hi

    ALGERIA
    JONES, Raymond J - LAC - serving with HQ MACAF.

    INDIA
    BALLARD, Edwin George - Cpl - 1214588 - RAFVR - Delhi, India.

    MYANMAR
    BOURKE, Robert - Sgt - serving with RAF CSF.

    SRI LANKA
    GEBBIE, Andrew Aird - F/S (WoP(Air)) - probably killed whilst flying in Vengence I, AN908 of No 1579 Flt, which ditched near Minneriya Tank following an engine failure.

    UK
    DALY, Alan Reginald Harold - Sgt(Pilot) - possibly killed whilst flying in either Tiger Moth II, T7999 or T6954 of No 7 EFTS, which collided with each other near Groby in Leicestershire.
    GIBB, Kenneth Campbell - AC2 - not Eng/Wales?.
    SPEIGHT, Adrian Edgar - F/O(Flng/Instr) - registered in Northampton.
    BRIDGEMAN, Edward Garrod Joshua - Sgt(WoP/A/G) - Halifax II - DG219 - 1656 HCU ].
    COLDWELL, Walter - Sgt(WoP) -Lancaster I - W4258 - 5 LFS ].
    HETHERINGTON, Joseph - P/O (Pilot) - Halifax II - DG219 - 1656 HCU ].
    HOWES, Charles David - Sgt(A/G) - Stirling III - LK502 - 1654 HCU ].
    KINDLEN, Philip - Sgt(Flt/Engr) - Halifax II - DG219 - 1656 HCU ].
    LEACH, Gordon Noble - F/O (Pilot) - Stirling III - LK502 - 1654 HCU ].
    PERSSE, Donald Robert - Sgt -(Air Bomber) - Halifax II - DG219 - 1656 HCU ].
    WALTERS, Henry Leonard - W/O (A/G) - Halifax II - DG219 - 1656 HCU ].
    WARD, Harry - Sgt (A/G) - Stirling III - LK502 - 1654 HCU ].

    Malcolm

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    SPEIGHT is listed as DOAS in Casualty Communique 418 published in Flight 31st August 1944.

    Martyn

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    AC2 Kenneth Campbell Gibb a Maintenance Assistant died of Tubercolosis and Meningitis in the Royal Naval Hospital Invergordon - he was at the time based at RAF Alness which was closeby.
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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Robert Bourke 536588, attached to Chindit HQ, died of wounds received in ground action

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

    Raymond John Jones 930786 , attached to HQ MACAF, fell 45 feet over a wall in Algiers, dying of his Injuries in Number 96 general hospital

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