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    Default 400804 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-08-1940

    Hello,

    400804 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-08-1940

    From Henk's List -

    SOUTH AFRICA
    HUPTON, Nelson George - Air Mechanic - 97747 - SAAF.
    Thaba Tshwane (Old No.1) Military Cemetery, Gauteng, South Africa.
    Died in hospital after 19 days, of influenzal pneumonia .

    From CWGC -

    EGYPT
    REW, Kenneth George Russell - Sgt - 526687 - RAF.
    Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
    Gladiator I - K7908 - 80 Sqn.

    NETHERLANDS
    CORBETT, Hugh Christopher - F/O - 72466 - RAFVR.
    Schoorl General Cemetery , Noord-Holland, Netherlands.
    Swordfish I - L9745 - 53 Sqn.

    EBORN, Ralph Churchill - S/Lt(A) - HMS Peregrine - RN.
    Noordwijk General Cemetery, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.
    JOHNSTON, Timothy Armstrong - Lt(A) - HMS Peregrine - RN.
    Lee-On-Solent Memorial, Hampshire.
    These two Naval Airmen were crew of Swordfish -P4007 - 812 Sqn FAA, RN.

    TANZANIA
    BARTON, Desmond - 2Lt - 47531 - SAAF - 50 Sqn.
    CLUNIE, Harry Allen - Lt - 102835 - SAAF.
    GEYSER, Stefano Lodewicus - WO - P/14414 - SAAF - 50 Sqn.
    FFYTCHE-HOGG, Peter John - Capt - P/102617 - SAAF - 1 Sqn.
    MCKELLAR, Arnand - Lt - P/102717 - SAAF - 50 Sqn.
    MCKENZIE, Ian George - Air Mechanic - 96106 - SAAF - 50 Sqn.
    NEZAR, Gysbertus Albertus - Air Mechanic - 48033 - SAAF.
    These seven airmen rest at Dodoma Cemetery, Tanzania.
    They were all aboard Valentia - 269 - 50 Sqn - SAAF.

    UK
    DUFFY, Phillip Paul - Sgt - 525887 - RAF.
    Ramsey Cemetery, Huntingdonshire.
    MASTERS, Harold Emmanuel - Sgt - 612668 - RAF.
    Yarlington (St. Mary) Churchyard, Somerset.
    TREMEER, Frederick Jethro - Sgt - 510762 - RAF.
    New Alresford (St. John the Baptist) Churchyard Extension, Hampshire.
    These three airmen were crew of Battle - L5113 - 142 Sqn.

    BEARD, Harold Norman - Sgt - 581138 - RAF.
    Blackpool (Leyton) Cemetery, Lancashire.
    HOHNEN, Michael - P/O - 42752 - RAF.
    Golders Green Crematorium, Middlesex.
    SUTHERLAND, Ian Welsh - F/O - 72508 - RAFVR - 19 Sqn, Attached AFDU.
    Halton (St. Michael) Churchyard, Buckinghamshire.
    WATSON, William - Sgt - 630423 - RAF.
    Ballingry Cemetery, Fifeshire.
    These four airmen were crew of Blenheim IV - R3771 - 15 Sqn.

    CRANE, Kenneth Walter - Sgt - 526095 - RAF.
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    RIDDINGTON, Sydney Eric - Sgt - 751028 - RAFVR.
    Thurmaston Cemetery, Leicestershire.
    These two airmen were crew of Swordfish I - L9745 - 53 Sqn.

    BISHOP, Kenneth Gordon - P/O - 81738 - RAFVR.
    Leek Cemetery, Staffordshire.
    RADBONE, James Whaley - F/Lt - 70558 - RAFVR - MiD.
    Charing ( Kent County) Cemetery, Kent.
    These two airmen were crew of Magister I - L8348 - CFU.

    FIELDS, Herbert Roy - First Officer - ATA.
    Maidenhead (All Saints) Cemetery, Berkshire.
    Master I - N7761 - 3 FPP.

    COLLETT, Wilfred Ira(New Zealand) - Sqn/Ldr - 34232 - RAF.
    Feltwell (St. Nich) Churchyard, Norfolk.
    Wellington Ic - R3176 - 75 Sqn.

    LLEWELLYN, Charles Gordon - P/O - 80831 - RAFVR.
    Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery, Glamorganshire.
    Hampden I - P4294 - 16 OTU.

    WALSH, John Patrick - Sgt - 754138 - RAFVR.
    Harrow Cemetery, Middlesex.
    Spitfire Ia - N3271 - 616 Sqn.

    http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...=4830#post4830


    Alex
    Last edited by Alex Smart; 19th November 2021 at 20:38.

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    Default Re: 400804 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-08-1940

    Alex,
    Thanks as usual.

    TANZANIA
    BARTON, Desmond - 2Lt - 47531 - SAAF - 50 Sqn.
    CLUNIE, Harry Allen - Lt - 102835 - SAAF.
    GEYSER, Stefano Lodewicus - WO - P/14414 - SAAF - 50 Sqn.
    FFTCHE-HOGG, Peter John - Capt - P/102617 - SAAF - 1 Sqn.
    MCKELLAR, Arnand - Lt - P/102717 - SAAF - 50 Sqn.
    MCKENZIE, Ian George - Air Mechanic - 96106 - SAAF - 50 Sqn.
    NEZAR, Gysbertus Albertus - Air Mechanic - 48033 - SAAF.
    These seven airmen rest at Dodoma Cemetery, Tanzania.
    They were all aboard Valentia - 269 - 50 Sqn - SAAF.
    >> Surname is FFYTCHE-HOGG: http://www.southafricawargraves.org/...ls.php?id=7097

    DUFFY, Phillip Paul - Sgt - 525887 - RAF.
    Ramsey Cemetery, Huntingdonshire.
    MASTERS, Harold Emmanuel - Sgt - 612668 - RAF.
    Yarlington (St. Mary) Churchyard, Somerset.
    TREMEER, Frederick Jethro - Sgt - 510762 - RAF.
    New Alresford (St. John the Baptist) Churchyard Extension, Hampshire.
    These three airmen were crew of Blenheim - L5113 - 142 Sqn.
    >> This was a Fairey Battle: https://discovery.nationalarchives.g...ls/r/C16471885

    CRANE, Kenneth Walter - Sgt - 526095 - RAF.
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    RIDDINGTON, Sydney Eric - Sgt - 751028 - RAFVR.
    Thurmaston Cemetery, Leicestershire.
    These two airmen were crew of Swordfish I - L9745 - 53 Sqn.
    >> As noted at https://discovery.nationalarchives.g...ls/r/C14502705 this was a Blenheim, although the serial listed is wrong. It was L9475.
    >> Same comment for CORBETT under Netherlands

    Andy

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    Default Re: 400804 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-08-1940

    Thanks as always Andy,

    However this forum's database gives Swordfish L9745 for CRANE,RIDDINGTON and CORBETT.

    http://www.rafcommands.com/database/...hp?qname=L9745
    Last edited by Alex Smart; 19th November 2021 at 20:50.

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