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    Default 400820 - Unaccounted Airmen - 20-08-1940

    Hello,

    400820 - Unaccounted Airmen - 20-08-1940

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    ORD, Ronald - AC2c - 1002950 - RAFVR.
    Cranwell (St.Andrew) Churchyard, Lincolnshire.
    Died from heart failure.

    From CWGC -

    CANADA
    CROCKER,John Henry Albert - AC2c - R/60274 - RCAF.
    Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery, Alberta, Canada.
    Tiger Moth - 240 - 5 EFTS - RCAF.

    EGYPT
    DE GREEF, Gideon Johannes - Lt - 47410 - SAAF.
    DU PLESSIS, Mornie Andre - Air Sgt - 47922 - SAAF.
    These two airmen are commemorated on the Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
    They were crew of Hartbees - 864 - SAAF.

    PATTERSON, Peter John - Midshipman (A) - HMS Daedalus - RN.
    Lee-On-Solent Memorial, Hampshire.
    Hurricane I - P2976 - 242 Sqn RAF.

    ETHIOPIA
    JAGO, Paul Edwin Osborne - P/O - 40916 - RAF.
    WILSON-LAW, John Astil - Sgt - 580723 - RAF.
    WINTLE, John Herbert - Cpl - 519946 - RAF.
    These three airmen rest at Dire Dawa African War Cemetery, Ethiopia.
    They were crew of Blenheim I - L8474 - 39 Sqn.

    FRANCE
    REYNOLDS, Bruce - P/O - 42528 - RAF.
    Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
    Blenheim IV - R2795 - 59 Sqn.

    UK

    GEORGE, John Henry - Sgt - 626245 - RAF.
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    Blenheim IV - N3574 - 101 Sqn.

    HAINES, Bernard Arthur - Lac - 903690 - RAFVR.
    Ipswich New Cemetery, Suffolk.
    Oxford II - P1834 - 14 FTS.

    RAUTENBERG, Willi - GAF.
    Cannock Chase War Cemetery, Staffordshire.
    Cause of death ?

    RUEDINGER, Emil - GAF.
    Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery, Staffordshire.
    Cause of death ?

    Alex

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    Default Re: 400820 - Unaccounted Airmen - 20-08-1940

    Uffz Wilhelm RAUTENBERG
    Rear Gunner of Ju88A-1 ‘4D+IS’ Force landed on the 20th August 1940 after sustaining damage in combat by Hurricanes of 302 (Polish) Squadron alongside Westlands Plantation, Ottringham, Hull. Died from injuries at Hull Infirmary on 21st August


    Fw Emil RÜDINGER
    Crewman aboard Do17Z-3 ‘5K+FT’ Shot down by Hurricanes of 615 Squadron during an attack on RAF Eastchurch, Kent. The remaining three crew taken as POW.

    Chris

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