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    Default 440518- Unaccounted Airmen - 18-5-1944

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    440518- Unaccounted Airmen - 18-5-1944

    From Henk's list -

    UK
    CULLING, Edward John - AC2c - 3001839 - RAFVR - Loddon (holy Trinity), Norfolk.
    HANNAFORD, George - LAC - 1200622 - RAFVR - Acton, Middlesex.
    WARNE, Wilfred Cecil - AC2c - 1883844 - RAFVR - Ipswich New, Suffolk.
    WENHAM, Leslie William Baden - LAC - 842086 - RAF(Auxiliary Air Force) - Brookwood, Surrey.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    INDIA
    WILSON, Walter Ronald - LAC - 918960 - RAFVR - Madras, India.

    IRAQ
    GANS-SCHILLER, Max Meir - AC2c - 769434 - RAF - Basra, Iraq.

    PAKISTAN
    LEE, Albert George - Sgt - 511713 - RAF - Karachi, Pakistan.

    SPAIN
    CALDWELL, Hilary Charles - Sqdn/Ldr (Pilot) - 103013 - RAFVR - Madrid British, Spain. [ Percival Gull III (g-AFVI) - P5992 - Air Attache Lisbon ].

    UK
    DOUBLE, Robert Leonard - P/O (Nav) - 175954 - D F M - RAFVR - Stowmarket, Suffolk.
    SMITH, Derek Shirley - Flt/Engr - 1673879 - RAFVR - Gillingham (Woodlands), Kent. [ Halifax V - EB200 - 1664 HCU ].

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    P/O Double fell to his death from a Whitley of No.81 OTU, the ORB records that he fell out of the aircraft while it was at 1,400ft, his body was located 3 hours later.
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    Hi

    INDIA
    WILSON, Walter Ronald - LAC - serving with 26 AFBS.

    IRAQ
    GANS-SCHILLER, Max Meir - AC2 - serving at 42 SP

    PAKISTAN
    LEE, Albert George - Sgt - serving at RSP Jiwani

    UK
    CULLING, Edward John - AC2 - registered in Norwich.
    HANNAFORD, George - LAC - registered in Ely (RAF Hospital?).
    WARNE, Wilfred Cecil - AC2 - registered in Sleaford.
    WENHAM, Leslie William Baden - LAC - registered in Eton.
    DOUBLE, Robert Leonard - P/O (Nav) - Whitley, LA924.
    SMITH, Derek Shirley - Flt/Engr - Halifax V - EB200 - 1664 HCU ].

    Malcolm

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    Hello,

    SPAIN.

    103013 S/L (Pilot) Hilary Charles CALDWELL RAFVR - Assistant Air Attache, Spanish Embassy (Native of Argentina).

    Also killed aboard Percival Vega Gull III G-AFVI where, Australian-born, British Charge d'Affaires (Madrid) Arthur Ferdinand YENCKEN MC, CMG (Not CGM, as on CWGC), and an unnamed Spanish mechanic. The aircraft crashed into a mountainside near the village of Prat, between Tarragona and Lerida (Lleida).

    Col.
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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    William Gray 930741, attached to RAF Binbrook, died in a vehicle accident

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

    George Hannaford 1200622 , attached to RAF Little Snoring, was admitted dangerously ill to RAF hospital Ely at 17:00 hours on 12 May where he died of an intestinal obstruction caused by cancer of the colon at 06:30 hours
    Last edited by jonheyworth; 22nd July 2021 at 18:56.

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