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    Default 440501 - Unaccounted Airmen - 1-5-1944

    440501 - Unaccounted Airmen - 1-5-1944

    Hello,

    From Henk's list -

    ISRAEL
    FRAME, James Martin Paterson - P/O - 162389 - RAFVR - Ramleh, Israel & Palestine.

    UK
    BRUCE, John Joseph - Sgt (Pilot) - 995250 - RAFVR - Glasgow (St. Kentigern's), R C, Glasgow.
    CLARK, Alfred Charles Stanley - Cpl - 1189322 - RAFVR - Sittingbourne (Murston), Kent.
    FOWLER, Alfred Cyril Reginald - AC1c - 1245484 - RAFVR - Lambeth, London.
    STURGEON, Victor Robert - LAC - 1297162 - RAFVR - Eastleigh, Hampshire.
    WHITE, Charles Leonard - F/L - 105631 - RAFVR - Hounslow, Middlesex.
    WOOLFENDEN, Cyril - F/S(Nav/Radar Op) - 1433251 - RAFVR - Melton Mowbray (Thorpe Road), Leicestershire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    GAMBIA
    TURNER, Frank Greenhalgh - Sqdn/Ldr - 21385 - RAF(RAFO) - Fajara, GAMBIA.

    UK
    BURROUGHS, Francis Augustine - F/S (Pilot) - 534866 - RAF - Fareham, Hampshire.
    WILKINSON, Roy Reginald - F/S (Nav/WoP) - 1622835 - RAFVR - Flixton (St. Michael), Lancashire.

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    Hi

    ISRAEL
    FRAME, James Martin Paterson - P/O - serving with 74 Sqn.

    GAMBIA
    TURNER, Frank Greenhalgh - Sqdn/Ldr - just shown as serving in West Africa.

    UK
    BRUCE, John Joseph - Sgt (Pilot) - possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, KW199 of No 304 FTU, which spun into the ground at Kirby Bellars in Leicestershire following an engine failure during an overshoot.
    CLARK, Alfred Charles Stanley - Cpl - registered in Southampton
    FOWLER, Alfred Cyril Reginald - AC1 - registered in Chichester.
    STURGEON, Victor Robert - LAC - registered in Manchester.
    WHITE, Charles Leonard - F/L - registered in Westminster.
    WOOLFENDEN, Cyril - F/S(Nav/Radar Op) - see Bruce
    BURROUGHS, Francis Augustine - F/S (Pilot) - possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5250 of No 9 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground near Langholm in Dumfries whilst flying in cloud.
    WILKINSON, Roy Reginald - F/S (Nav/WoP) - see Burrooughs

    Malcolm

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Thomas Beveridge 1345855, was killed by enemy action near Palel, Manipur, India

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

    Frank Greenhalgh Turner 21385 , attached to RAF Bathurst, was admitted to Number 55 General hospital Bathurst suffering from a gunshot wound, dying there on the day of admission

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

    John Patterson Frame 162389 , attached to 74 OTU , ( NOT 74 Squadron ) , was killed in a flying accident when Hurricane H1683 flew into a hill.

    H1683 sounds incorrect to me

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

    Quote Originally Posted by jonheyworth View Post
    John Patterson Frame 162389 , attached to 74 OTU , ( NOT 74 Squadron ) , was killed in a flying accident when Hurricane H1683 flew into a hill.

    H1683 sounds incorrect to me
    Hurricane II HL683 looks like

    PILOT OFFICER
    JAMES MARTIN PATERSON FRAME
    Service Number: 162389
    Regiment & Unit/Ship
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    Date of Death
    Died 01 May 1944

    Age 21 years old


    Aircraft Serial: HL683 Mark: IIb Manufactured by: Hawker Aircraft Ltd. Construction No:
    Engine Type: RR Merlin XX Engine No: Taken On Charge: 1942-05-31 Struck off Charge/Write Off Date : 1944-05-01 / 0000-00-00
    Last Unit Served: Location: Middle East
    Additional Details:
    CAT E
    Last edited by paulmcmillan; 11th August 2022 at 06:51.

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