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    450703 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03-07-1945

    From Henk's List -

    IRELAND, Republic of
    RADFORD, Frederick - AC2c - 1799486 - RAFVR - Mount Jerome Cemetery, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland.

    UK
    CASTLE, Leslie Walter - F/S - 1388114 - RAFVR - Bexleyheath Cemetery, Kent.
    MENNIE, David Ritchie - Cpl - 1368160 - RAFVR - Aberdeen (Allenvale ) Cemetery, Aberdeenshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    CANADA
    ALLAN, Arthur Kenneth - F/O - 167796 - RAFVR - Abbotsford (Hazelwood ) Cemetery, British Columbia, Canada - [ Liberator - KH107 (ex - 44-10672) - 5 OTU ].
    AVERY, Robert Hardy - Sgt - 1672928 - RAFVR - Abbotsford (Hazelwood ) Cemetery, British Columbia, Canada - [ Liberator - KG880 - 5 OTU ].
    BATLEY, Trevor - F/O - 176230 - D.F.C - RAF - Abbotsford (Hazelwood ) Cemetery, British Columbia, Canada - [ Liberator - KH107 (ex - 44-10672) - 5 OTU ].
    GUNTER, Peter Foley - F/O - 188973 - RAFVR - Abbotsford (Hazelwood ) Cemetery, British Columbia, Canada - [ Liberator - KH107(ex - 44-10672) - 5 OTU ].
    MORRIS, Garnet Wilfred - F/O - 156771 - D.F.C - RAFVR - Abbotsford (Hazelwood ) Cemetery, British Columbia, Canada - [ Liberator - KH107(ex - 44-10672) - 5 OTU ].
    MURPHY, John William - Sgt - 1083884 - RAFVR - Toronto (St. John's Norway) Cemetery, Ontario, Canada - [ Liberator V - BZ813 - 111 OTU ] - [Henk has KG880 (ex-44-10385) ?].
    SINCLAIR, John Allen - F/L - 110579 - D.S.O - D.F.C - RAFVR - Abbotsford (Hazelwood ) Cemetery, British Columbia, Canada - [ Liberator - KH107 - 5 OTU ] - [Henk has KG880 (ex-44-10385) ?].
    SUGGATE, Alfred Cecil - Sgt - 1607162 - RAFVR - Abbotsford (Hazelwood ) Cemetery, British Columbia, Canada - [ Liberator - KH107 (ex - 44-10672) - 5 OTU ].
    THOMAS, John Evan - Sgt (Pilot) - 1836183 - RAFVR - Abbotsford (Hazelwood ) Cemetery, British Columbia, Canada - [ Liberator - KG880 - 5 OTU ].

    See link -

    INDIA
    BRAIK, Robert William - F/S - 562423 - RAF - Calcutta ( Bhowanipore ) Cemetery, Kolkata, India.

    MYANMAR
    GORDON, James - F/S (Nav) - 1682053 - RAFVR - Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar - [ Mosquito VI - RF600 - 110 Sqdn ].
    VAN DER POL, Hendrick John - F/O (Pilot) - 53971 - D.F.M - RAF - Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar - [ Mosquito VI - RF600 - 110 Sqdn ].

    UK
    HUNT, Herbert - LAC - 1027311 - RAFVR - Weston-Super-Mare Cemetery, Somerset.

    Alex

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    Re the 5 OTU losses: Liberators KH107 and KG880 collided on the runway at Abbotsford on 3 July 1945. Both aircraft were Category A (total write off in RCAF terms). My notes state a total of 9 fatalities, all RAF, but don't break down who was onboard what.

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    Hi

    IRELAND, Republic of
    RADFORD, Frederick - AC2 - not Eng/Wales?.

    INDIA
    BRAIK, Robert William - F/S - Burma Comm Sqn

    MYANMAR
    GORDON, James - F/S (Nav) - Mosquito VI - RF600 - 110 Sqdn ].
    VAN DER POL, Hendrick John - F/O (Pilot) - Mosquito VI - RF600 - 110 Sqdn ].

    UK
    CASTLE, Leslie Walter - F/S - registered in Dartford.
    MENNIE, David Ritchie - Cpl - not Eng/Wales?.
    HUNT, Herbert - LAC - registered in Weston-super-Mare.

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    There is a 25 year old Frederick Radford died in South Dublin district in Q3 1945.

    if you search in Scotlandspeople.gov.uk even without credits you can narrow and find David Mennie in Aberdeen district.
    Last edited by dennis_burke; 6th July 2015 at 12:41.
    Dennis Burke
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    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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    MENNIE, David Ritchie - the Scotland's People Statutory Deaths Notice reports that he died at 7.25 a.m. at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, the result of a fractured skull and intracerebral haemorrhage. No cause for the injury is given, however.

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    Last edited by wwrsimon; 6th July 2015 at 14:11. Reason: typo

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

    Frederick Radford 1799486 , still a serving Airman, died in hospital in Dublin of pulmonary tuberculosis
    Last edited by jonheyworth; 7th July 2021 at 14:14.

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

    Robert William Braik 562423 , an electrician attached to the Burma Communications Squadron , was electrocuted in Number 1 Sergeant's Mess at RAF Baigachi whilst investigating the cause of a fire which had destroyed the ante room

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

    P/794380 Witold Henryk Teubert died in RAF Hospital Weeton of cardiac faliure

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

    David Ritchie Mennie 1368160 , attached to Number 1 PHU, was killed in a road accident on the Aberdeen to Huntly Road at Culsalmod, being dead on arrival at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

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