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    Default 441219 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 19-12-1944

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    441219 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 19-12-1944

    From Henk's List -

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    UK
    BROWN, Enid Stanley - Cpl - 437975 - WAAF - Tamworth Cemetery, Staffordshire.

    UK
    HOWELLS, Dennis William - AC2c - 2227691 - RAFVR - Llantilio Crossenny (St. Teilo) Churchyard, Monmouthshire.
    THOMAS, Roland - LAC - 1455060 - RAFVR - Wigan Cemetery, Lancashire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    INDIA
    COPSON, Kenneth - LAC - 1178442 - RAFVR - Imphal War Cemetery, India.
    WILLIAMS, William Arthur - F/S - 590460 - RAF - Delhi War Cemetery, India.

    UK
    SMITH, William Thompson - F/L (Pilot) - 135706 - RAFVR - Bath ( Haycombe ) Cemetery, Somerset.
    WAINER, Ralph Byran - F/O (Pilot) - 150866 - RAFVR - Scunthorpe (Crosby) Cemetery, Lincolnshire.
    WOULD, Eric - F/S (WoP-A/G) - 1558901 - RAFVR - Brotton Church Cemetery, Yorkshire.

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    Hi

    INDIA
    COPSON, Kenneth - LAC - 7042 SE.
    WILLIAMS, William Arthur - F/S - 277 Group.

    UK
    BROWN, Enid Stanley - Cpl - registered in Lichfield.
    HOWELLS, Dennis William - AC2 - registered in Cardiff.
    THOMAS, Roland - LAC - registered in Bangor, 1 Qtr 1945.
    SMITH, William Thompson - F/L (Pilot) - not Eng/Wales?.
    WAINER, Ralph Byran - F/O (Pilot) - possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX330 of No 2 FIS, which flew into high ground near Newburgh in Fife during a night navigation exercise.
    WOULD, Eric - F/S (WoP-A/G) - see Wainer.

    Malcolm

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    I can confirm Wainer and Would on the Oxford, you should also add Smith to this crew. I have seen the appropriate entries in the Scottish Death register.

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    SMITH William Thomson (Thompson*) 135706 - died in the Dunbog District of Fife, of a fractured skull due to an aircraft crash.

    *The Statutory Death Notice on Scotland's People says Thomson, and the National Probate Calendar on ancsestry.co.uk lists him as "William Thompson otherwise William Thomson".

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    Simon

    EDIT - DaveW beat me to it!

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    Dave and Simon

    Thanks for confirming those two and the addition of Smith.

    Malcolm

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    BROWN, Enid Stanley - Cpl - 437975 - WAAF - her middle name is reported in more than one location as Slaney. She was killed when home on leave after being hit by a bus.

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    Hello,

    Having found my way to this site whilst exploring my family history, may I confirm that I am a niece of the late Corporal Enid Slaney Brown.

    Slaney (frequently erroneously reported as 'Stanley') was Enid's mother's (my grandmother's) maiden name.

    She did indeed die having been hit by a bus which was returning US Army personnel back to their base near Lichfield ,Staffs.
    The driver of the bus was in no way to blame .It was a tragedy for all concerned.

    I have in my possession and treasure greatly,her two WAAF Medical Corps collar badges which my late mother , Enid's sister, Mervyn was permitted to keep.

    Kind regards,

    Barbara (in Penzance)

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Dennis William Howells 2227691 , became seriously ill on 21st March 1944 with pleural effusion and was admitted to RAF hospital Padgate. He was medically discharged and died in hospital in Cardiff from the effects of his illness

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

    Fred Arnold Evans 1297469 , definitely DID NOT die in Mosquito MV589 which was lost over Germany the day before his death

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