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    Default 400712 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-07-1940

    Hello,

    400712 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-07-1940

    From Henk's list -

    UK
    PHILLIPS, James - AC2c - 971609 - RAFVR - 220 Sqn.
    Carluke Wilton ) Cemetery, Lanarkshire.
    Cause of death ?
    Killed by an airscrew accident at RAF Thornaby.

    WILLIAMS, Llewelyn Rhys - AC1c - 626643 - RAF.
    Betws-Y-Coed (St. Michael ) Churchyard, Caernarvonshire.
    Cause of death ?

    From CWGC -

    ERITREA
    NELSON, Frederick (Freddy) - Sgt - 516778 - RAF.
    Asmara War Cemetery, Eritrea.
    Wellesley - K8520 - 47 Sqn.

    GERMANY
    CRAIG, John William - Sgt - 743022 - RAFVR.
    FUTCHER, John Vernon - Sgt - 641321 - RAF.
    HOWIE, Charles William - P/O - 77937 - RAFVR.
    ROSE, John Alexander - P/O - 42887 - RAF.
    SUGGETT, Charles - Sgt - 644680 - RAF.
    TORGALSON, Joseph Simon (British Columbia) - P/O - 42732 - RAF.
    These six airmen rest at Reichwald Forest War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
    They were crew of Wellington I - L7805 - 149 Sqn.

    KENYA
    KRIEL, Winston Leige - Captain - 102644 - SAAF.
    Nanyuki War Cemetery, Kenya.
    Hartbees - 859 - SAAF.

    UK
    IRELAND, Sydney - Sgt - 745103 - RAFVR.
    Knockbreda Cemetery, County Down.
    Spitfire Ia - P9502 - 610 Sqn.

    ALLEN, James Henry Leslie - F/O- 39957 - RAF.
    Hurricane I - P3275 - 151 Sqn.
    HEWITT, Duncan Alexander - P/O - 76579 - RAF.
    Hurricane I - P3084 - 501 Sqn.
    JOWITT, Leonard - Sgt - 562160 - RAF.
    Hurricane I - P2557 - 85 Sqn.
    These three airmen are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.

    KERKHOFF, George- GAF.
    HUCK, Herbert - GAF.
    PLISCHKE, Paul - GAF.
    SKOKAN, August - GAF.
    These four airmen rest at Dyce Old Churchyard, Aberdeenshire.
    KLEINHANNS, Walter - GAF.
    Gosport (Ann's Hill ) Cemetery, Hampshire.
    ZITTWITZ, Heinz - GAF.
    Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery, Staffordshire.

    Cause of death of these six German airmen ?

    Alex

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    Default Re: 400712 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-07-1940

    And the ranks/functions of the 6 GAF cas, if possible.
    Peter Davies
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    Default Re: 400712 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-07-1940

    Alex

    WILLIAMS, Llewelyn Rhys - AC1c - 626643 - his death was reported in the North Wales Weekly News of July 18th 1940:

    OBITUARY
    Mr. LLEWELYN WILLIAMS
    We regret to annouce the death, which took place at the C. and A. Infirmary, Bangor, on Friday, of Mr. Llewelyn Williams, son of Mrs. Winifred Williams, of Bryn Awel, and the late Mr. Thomas Parry Williams. An aircraftman, he died from injuries sustained in an accident at the depot where his unit was stationed. He was 21 years of age and joined the Royal Air Force in November 1937.


    The German casualties:

    KERKHOFF, George [Gefr]
    HUCK, Herbert [Lt]
    PLISCHKE, Paul [Uffz]
    SKOKAN, August [Fw] - all He-111H-3 1H+FT of 9./KG26 - https://aberdeenvoice.com/2013/07/th...erdeen-part-2/

    KLEINHANNS, Walter [Oberleutant] - he was Observer on He-111P G1+FA of Stab./KG 55 - https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/226988

    ZITTWITZ, Heinz [Bombenschütze Uffz] - He-111H-2 A1+ES of 8./KG 53 - info from a post on the 12 O'clock High Forum, which seems to be offline ATM.

    Regards

    Simon
    Researching R.A.F. personnel from the North East of England

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    Default Re: 400712 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-07-1940

    Hi,
    Crew position I have for:
    KERKHOFF, George- GAF. Bordfunker/ Wireless Op/AG
    HUCK, Herbert - GAF. Flugzeugfuhrer/Pilot
    PLISCHKE, Paul - GAF. Bordmechaniker/ Flight Engineer
    SKOKAN, August - GAF. Beobachter/ Navigator
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