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    Default 400615 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-06-1940

    Hello,

    400615 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-06-1940

    From Henk's list -

    FRANCE
    DOWLING, Albert Nelson - Sgt - 580365 - RAF - 103 Sqn.
    GODFRAY, Roy Percival - Lac - 525013 - RAF - 12 Sqn.
    THOMPSON, Malcolm David John - Lac - 569158 - RAF.
    WARD, Harold Roy - Lac - 534379 - RAF.
    These four airmen rest at Souge-Sur-Braye Communal Cemetery, Loir-et-Cher, France.
    They were reportedly killed due to enemy bombing and exploding bombs.

    From CWGC -

    AUSTRALIA
    SAXTY, Francis Hugh - AC1c - 9327 - RAAF.
    Victoria Cremation Memorial, Victoria, Australia.
    Cause of death reportedly a motor cycle accident.

    NEW ZEALAND
    McFADYEN, John Lindsay - Lac - 391839 - RNZAF.
    Greymouth (Karoro) Cemetery Grey District, New Zealand.
    McFARLANE Francis Maurice - Lac - 391840 - RNZAF.
    Nelson (Stoke) Cemetery Nelson City, New Zealand.
    These two airmen were crew of Oxford - 279 - 1 SFTS(NZ).

    NORWAY
    HULL, Alfred John - Cpl - 358791 - RAF.
    GREENAWAY, Clifford Stephen - P/O - 43638 - RAF.
    These two airmen rest at Sola Churchyard, Norway.
    They were crew of Hudson I - N7270 - 224 Sqn.

    BURRAN, Colin Anthony Campbell - Sgt - 552645 - RAF.
    GAYLARD, Peter Carrington - P/O - 41995 - RAF.
    WICKS, John David - Sgt - 751253 - RAFVR.
    These three airmen rest at Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery, Norway.
    They were crew of Blenheim IV - L9480 - 254 Sqn.

    UK
    PRATT, Wilfred Thomas - Sgt - 565197 - RAF.
    Middlesbrough ( Linthorpe) Cemetery, Yorkshire, UK.
    Hurricane - N2615 - 43 Sqn.

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

    STEPHENS, Sydney George Henry - Sgt - 565150 - RAF.
    KING, Adam Fraser - Sgt - 546844 - RAF.
    These two airmen were crew of H - N7270 - 224 Sqn.

    BAINES, Samuel James Watkin - AC1c - 630891 - RAF.
    ASKQUITH-ELLIS, Ralph Blanshard - P/O - 42477 - RAF.
    LONG, John - Sgt - 621505 - RAF.
    NICHOLLS, Thomas Hugh - Sgt - 561837 - RAF.
    These four airmen were crew of Hudson I - N7217 - 224 Sqn.

    EWART, Niel - P/O - 411838 - RAF.
    CRAWFORD, Francis Sirius - P/O - 41558 - RAF.
    MORTON, Thomas - AC1c - 615295 - RAF.
    PEARCE, Edgar - Sgt - 624941 - RAF.
    These four airmen were crew of Hudson I - N7279 - 224 Sqn.

    POTTER, Leslie Fitzroy - Chief Ordnance Officer - HMS Glorious - RN.
    Torshavn Cemetery, Faroe Islands, UK.

    Alex
    Last edited by Alex Smart; 24th July 2021 at 14:51.

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    Default Re: 400615 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-06-1940

    Hello

    POTTER, Leslie Fitzroy - Chief Ordnance Officer - HMS Glorious - ADM 104 records that he was killed in action.

    Regards

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    Default Re: 400615 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-06-1940

    Hello again

    SAXTY, Francis Hugh - AC1c - 9327 - RAAF - see:

    https://aviationmuseumwa.org.au/afcr...cis-hugh-9327/

    Regards

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    Default Re: 400615 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-06-1940

    Alex,
    A very minor typo:

    NORWAY
    HULL, Alfred John - Cpl - 358791 - RAF.
    GREENAWAY, Clifford Stephen - P/O - 43638 - RAF.
    These two airmen rest at Sola Churchyard, Norway.
    They were crew of Hudson I - N7270 - 24 Sqn.
    >> 224 Sqn

    Andy

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    Default Re: 400615 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-06-1940

    Thanks Andy, have edited.

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