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    Default 400613 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-06-1940

    Hello,

    400613 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-06-1940

    From Henk's list -

    UK
    HOLLOWAY, Peter - AC1c - 543802 - RAF -- 952 Balloon Sqn.
    Colden Common ( Holy Trinity ) Churchyard, Hampshire, UK.
    Cause of death reportedly drowning.

    From CWGC -

    FRANCE
    BLANCKENSEE, Lewis Mervyn - P/O - 41248 - RAF.
    GUEST, Jack - Sgt - 626540 - RAF - DFM.
    These two airmen rest at St. Hillier Communal Cemetery, Seine-Maritime, France.
    They were crew of Blenheim IV - R3676 - 21 Sqn.

    CALLAGHAN, James Benedict - Sgt - 565694 - RAF.
    TURNER, Leslie - Sgt - 751657 - RAF.
    These two airmen rest at La Chapelle-Moutils Communal Cemetery, Seine-Et-Marine, France.
    They were crew of Battle I - P2161 - 226 Sqn.

    EDWARDS, Frank Richard - Sgt - 741487 - RAFVR.
    HEWITT, Robert - Sgt - 521236 - RAF.
    HARDY, Frederick Donald - Sgt - 624501 - RAF.
    KIRCHER, Cecil Bertram - Sgt - 515103 - RAF.
    ROUTLEDGE, Leonard Wingate - Sgt - 580737 - RAFVR.
    YOUNGSON, Selwyn Frederick - Sgt - 632041 - RAF.
    These six airmen rest at Drosay Churchyard, Seine-Maritime, France.
    They were crew of Wellington I - L7787 - 9 Sqn.

    HARRIS, Kenneth Henry - Sgt - 530943 - RAF - DFM.
    Courgivaux Communal Cemetery, Marne, France.
    Blenheim IV - P6910 - 82 Sqn.

    COTTERELL, Norman Clifford - Sgt - 580948 - RAF.
    St. Barthelemy Communal Cemetery, Seine-Marne, France.
    Battle - L5324 - 12 Sqn.

    BROWNING, John Raymond - Sgt - 537351 - RAF.
    HIGGINS, Francis Charles - Sgt - 580577 - RAF.
    STIDSTON, Arthur Frank - P/O - 42448 - RAF.
    These three airmen rest at Cauge Communal Cemetery, Eure, France.
    They were crew of Blenheim IV - R3616 - 107 Sqn.

    BEALE, Roy Cuthbert - P/O - 44679 - RAF.
    CARTER, Douglas Barfield - Sgt - 534454 - RAF.
    TUTT, Harold James Frank - Sgt - 506095 - RAF.
    These three airmen rest at Merey Communal Cemetery, Eure, France.
    They were crew of Battle I - L5437 - 150 Sqn.

    CURTIS, Ernest Frank Wilton - Sgt - 564067 - RAF.
    KETTLEWELL, George Hammond - Sgt - 551137 - RAF.
    MARTIN, Arthur Douglas Joseph - F/Lt - 40127 - RAF.
    These three airmen rest at Corvees-Les-Yys Churchyard, Eure-et-Loir, France.
    They were crew of Battle I L4936 (?) - 142 Sqn.
    Henk's Y0020 does not have the answer.

    GERMANY
    MERRITT Albert Edward - Sgt - 523851 - RAF.
    Sage War Cemetery, Niedersachsen, Germany.
    This airman was crew of Blenheim IV - L8829 - 82 Sqn.

    NETHERLANDS
    CARLILE, Neville William - Sgt - 581270 - RAF.
    Harlingen General Cemetery, Friesland, Netherlands.
    This airman was crew of Blenheim IV - L8829 - 82 Sqn.

    UK
    ANDREWS, John Frederick Edward - P/O - 41648 - RAF.
    JOLLY, Ronald - Sgt - 523203 - RAF.
    WATTS, Joseph John - Wng/Cdr - 32152 - RAF - DSO.
    WINSTANLEY, Alexander - Sgt - 617595 - RAF.
    These four airmen were crew of Hampden I - P4345 - 144 Sqn.
    They all rest at Harpswell ( St. Chad ) Churchyard, Lincolnshire, UK.

    ATKINSON, George Andrew - P/O - 42329 - RAF. Middleton Stoney ( All Saints ) Churchyard, Oxfordshire, UK.
    GOLDING, Sydney John - Sgt - 516472 - RAF.
    Eyam(St. Lawrence)Churchyard, Derbyshire, UK.
    These two airmen were crew of Hampden I - P4339 - 61 Sqn.

    LENNON, James - AC2c - 634058 - RAF.
    SEDGLEY, Edgar Albert Ernest - P/O - 42443 - RAF.
    These two airmen rest at Middleton Stoney (All Saints) Churchyard, Oxfordshire, UK.
    MacALISTER, John Edmund Seaton - F/O - 70415 - RAFVR.
    Upper Heyford Cemetery, Oxfordshire, UK
    These three airmen were crew of Hampden I - P4297 - 16 OTU.

    The following five airmen are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, UK.

    NINEHAM, Leslie Donald - Sgt - 551747 - RAF.
    This airman was crew of Blenheim IV - L8829 - 82 Sqn.

    CURZON, Russel Keesing - F/O - 70156 - RAF.
    MITCHELL, George Alfred - Sgt - 812090 - RAF(AAF).
    PEPPER, Laurence Victor - AC1c - 627043 - RAF.
    SPARKS, Norman James - Sgt - 754915 - RAFVR.
    The above four airmen were crew of Anson I - N5225 - 500 Sqn.

    Alex
    Last edited by Alex Smart; 24th July 2021 at 14:36.

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    Default Re: 400613 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-06-1940

    Hi

    HOLLOWAY, Peter - probably drowned, his body being washed ashore at Garrison Point, four days later

    Malcolm

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    Default Re: 400613 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-06-1940

    Alex,
    One very minor typo:

    NINEHAM, Leslie Donald - Sgt - 551747 - RAF.
    This airman was crew of Blenheim IV - L8892 - 82 Sqn.
    >> Serial L8829, as per Merritt and Carlile

    Regards,
    Andy

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    Default Re: 400613 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-06-1940

    Thanks Andy, my typo. Now edited.

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