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    Default 450621 - Unaccounted Airmen - 21-06-1945

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    450621 - Unaccounted Airmen - 21-06-1945

    From Henk's List -

    BAHAMAS
    HASKINS, William - AC2c - 1901426 - RAFVR - Nassau War Cemetery, Bahamas.
    BANGLADESH
    MUTTON, Leslie Owen - LAC - 1219823 - RAFVR - Maynamati War Cemetery, Bangladesh.
    FRANCE
    GOUGH, Leslie - LAC - 1088200 - RAFVR - Mazargues War Cemetery, Bouches-du-Rhone, France.

    UK
    SIMPSON, John - AC1c - 1563189 - RAFVR - Cambuslang ( Westburn ) Cemetery, Lanarkshire .

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    UK
    COOK, Neil - Sgt (Pilot) - 1675405 - RAFVR - Gainsborough General Cemetery, Lincolnshire.
    FAIRLIE, John Cavanagh - LAC - 990379 - RAFVR - Kempston Cemetery, Bedfordshire - [ Mosquito NF 29 - TA282 - 12 FU ].
    RUSSELL, Noel - F/L (Instr ) - 134004 - D.F.C & Bar - RAFR - Northampton (Kingsthorpe ) Cemetery, Northamptonshire - [ Mosquito VI - NT201 - 132 OTU ].
    SMITH, Hilton Adams - F/O (Pilot U/T ) - 154756 - RAF - Haddington (St. Martin's ) New Burial Ground, East Lothian - [ Mosquito VI - NT201 - 132 OTU ].

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    The pilot of TA282 was Warrant Officer George Gregory KENDALL 20 RNZAF. See Errol's "For Your Tomorrow - Vol 2"

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    Hi

    BAHAMAS
    HASKINS, William - AC2 - Nassau.

    BANGLADESH
    MUTTON, Leslie Owen - LAC - 5768 MSU.

    FRANCE
    GOUGH, Leslie - LAC - 103 SP

    UK
    SIMPSON, John - AC1 - registered in Swindon.
    COOK, Neil - Sgt (Pilot) - registered in Oxford.
    FAIRLIE, John Cavanagh - LAC - Mosquito NF 29 - TA282 - 12 FU ].
    RUSSELL, Noel - F/L (Instr ) - Mosquito VI - NT201 - 132 OTU ].
    SMITH, Hilton Adams - F/O (Pilot U/T ) - Mosquito VI - NT201 - 132 OTU ].

    Malcolm

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    I have Cook with GPR and dying of meningitis

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    UPGRADE to Leslie John Kight R 54299 , a bandsman attached to R depot at Warrington, he died in RAF station hospital Padgate of acute infectious mononucleosis glandular fever

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

    Leslie Gough 1088200 , attached to Number 103 SP, died in Number 43 general hospital at 17:45 hours of mastoditis and a brain abscess

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

    Frederick Ridge 1108861 , an ACH /GD serving with 6201 (Bomb Disposal ) Flt, attached to 5134 (Airfield Construction) Squadron, was taken dangerously ill in Iceland on 17 June and was evacuated to the UK where he died in the Westminster hospital, London of jaundice and carcinoma of the liver
    Last edited by malcolm_raf; 24th July 2021 at 09:56. Reason: Unit amended

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

    Quote Originally Posted by jonheyworth View Post
    Frederick Ridge 1108861 , an ACH /GD serving with 6201 (Bomb Disposal ) Flt, attached to 5134 (Airfield Construction) Squadron, was taken dangerously ill in Iceland on 17 June and was evacuated to the UK where he died in the Westminster hospital, London of jaundice and carcinoma of the liver
    The unit is DEFINITELY airfield construction squadron on his official records and on CWGC ?

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