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    Default 400824 - Unaccounted Airmen - 24-08-1940

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    400824 - Unaccounted Airmen - 24-08-1940

    From Henk's List -

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    EDWARDS, Eric Norman - AC2c - 972064 - RAFVR.
    Chester (Overleigh) Cemetery, Cheshire.
    Died in an Oxford hospital from injuries received in a motorcycle accident on the 23rd.

    BURRIDGE, Harry Lewis - AC1c - 646963 - RAF.
    Worcester (St.John's) Cemetery, Worcestershire
    FAIRFIELD, William - AC2c - 1358170 - RAF.
    KIRK, Alexander - AC2c - 1103925 - RAFVR.
    These two airmen rest at Minister (Thanet) Cemetery, Kent.
    SHACKLETON, Henry Allan - Lac - 343404 - RAF.
    Chatham (Palmerston Road) Cemetery, Kent.
    WALKER, Frank - AC2c - 1007477 - RAFVR.
    Tottington (St.John)Free Church of England Chapelyard, Lancashire.
    Thes five airmen were killed as a result of an Air Raid on RAF Manston.

    MCCONNELL, William James - Air Mech - SFX.964 - HMS Vernon - RN.
    Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery, Hampshire.
    Killed as a result of an enemy Air Raid.

    AYRES, Albert Leslie - S/Lt(A) - HMS Illustrious - RNVR.
    GOULD, Samuel Howard - PO(A) - FX.55139 - HMS Illustrious - RN.
    These two Naval Airmen were crew of Fulmar - N1885 - 806 Sqn FAA,RN.

    DAY, Arthur Grenville - S/Lt(A) - HMS Illustrious - RNVR.
    NEWTON, Harry - NA1c - D/JX.151417 - HMS Illustrious - RN.
    These two Naval Airmen were crew of Fulmar - N1887 - 806 Sqn FAA,RN.
    The four Naval Airmen listed above are all commemorated on the Lee-on-Solent Memorial, Hampshire.

    From CWGC -

    BRIGGS, William - Sgt - 751402 - RAFVR.
    Westwood (St.John the Baptist) Churchyard, Warwickshire.
    BROOK, Dennis - Sgt - 648603 - RAF.
    Haltemprice (Anlaby Tranby Lane) Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    ROCHFORD, Stephen Christopher - F/O - 70584 - RAF.
    Hertford Corporation Cemetery, Hertfordshire.
    These three airmen were crew of Blenheim IV - T2035 - 53 Sqn.

    MACHIN, William Howard - Sgt - 968717 - RAFVR.
    Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery, Warwickshire.
    Defiant I - L6967 - 264 Sqn.

    WRIGHT, Daniel Leslie - Sgt - 552618 - RAF.
    Chasetown (St.Ann) Churchyard, Staffordshire.
    Blenheim IV - T1804 - 235 Sqn.

    LOWRY, John - AC2c - 944933 - RAFVR.
    Carlisle (Uperby) Cemetery, Cumberland.
    SADLER David Alexander - P/O - 90937 - RAF (AAF).
    Aberdeen (Grove)Cemetery, Aberdeenshire.
    THOMPSON, Kenneth - Sgt - 742868 - RAFVR.
    Bishop's Stortford Old Cemetery, Hertfordshire.
    These three airmen were crew of Botha I - L6203 - 1 OTU.

    EASTOE, Eric Richard - Sgt - 754751 - RAFVR.
    Walthamstow (Queens Road) Cemetery, Essex.
    IVES, Hubert Geoffrey - Sgt - 904303 - RAFVR.
    Tonbridge Cemetery, Kent.
    GATES, Frank Arthur Edwin - Sgt - 643900 - RAF.
    HARTNELL, Richard Sidney - Sgt - 568749 - RAF.
    These two airmen rest at Juby(St.Patrick) Churchyard, Isle of Man.
    The above four airmen were crew of Wellington Ia - N2945 - 11OTU.

    ATTWOOD, Cecil Alfred Victor - Sgt - 643865 - RAF.
    RICHARDSON, Royston Thomas - Sgt - 740461 - RAFVR.
    STEPHENS, Evan John - Sgt - 967065 - RAFVR.
    TURNER, Edward Gordon - Sgt - 741188 - RAFVR.
    The four airman named above were crew of Wellington Ia - N2945 - 11 OTU.

    WOODGER, David Noel - P/O - 42666 - RAF.
    Blenheim IV - T1804 - 235 Sqn.

    BERRY, Alan - Sgt - 968035 - RAFVR.
    SHAW, Ian Garstin - F/O - 40265 - RAF.
    These two airmen were crew of Defiant - L7027 - 264 Sqn.

    JONES, Joseph Trevor - P/O - 78855 - RAFVR.
    PONTING, William Alan - P/O - 79217 - RAFVR.
    These two airmen were crew of Defiant - L6966 - 264 Sqn.

    HUNTER, Philip Algernon Sqn/Ldr - 32081 - RAF - DSO - MiD.
    KING, Frederick Harry - P/O - 43845 - RAF - DFM.
    These two airmen were crew of Defiant - N1535 - 264 Sqn.

    The eleven airmen named above are all commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.

    EBUS, Gerhard - GAF.
    Gosport (Ann's Hill) Cemetery, Hampshire.

    SCHMID, Josef - GAF.
    SALOMO, Erich - GAF.
    KRAMER, Alfred - GAF.
    MOELLER, Herbert Erwin Fritz Johannes - GAF.
    GLEISSNER, Erwin - GAF.
    ULTSCH, Gottfried - GAF.
    RITSCHERLE, Karl - GAF.
    HUHN, Gerhard - GAF.
    JAGHER, Walter - GAF.
    These nine German Airmen all rest at Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery Staffordshire.

    Cause of death of the above ten German Airmen ?

    Alex

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    Default Re: 400824 - Unaccounted Airmen - 24-08-1940

    Fw Gerhard EBUS
    Pilot of Bf 109E-4 of 6./JG 2. Shot down Shanklin Down, Isle of Wight. Pilot bailed out and landed in the Sea.


    Hptm Gerhard HUHN
    Ofw Josef SCHMID
    Fw Walter JAGHER
    Fw Gottfried ULTSCH
    Crew of He111H-2 ‘A1+BT’ of 9./KG 53 shot down by Hurricanes of 615 Squadron at Langford Grove Road, Langford, Essex.
    Gefr Hans ZAUNIGK injured and taken POW.


    Fw Erich SALOMO, Gunner
    Maj Karl RITSCHERLE, Observer, Grp Kdr III/KG 53
    Ogefr Erwin GLEISSNER, Radio Operator
    Uffz Alfred KRAMER, F/Eng
    Crew of He111H-2 of 9./KG 53 Shot down by Hurricanes of 111 Squadron and a Defiant of 264 Squadron, crashing at Abberton Reservoir, Layer de la Haye, Essex. The pilot Uffz Gerhard SCHÄFFNER survived as POW.


    Uffz Herbert Erwin Fritz Johannes MÖLLER
    Pilot of Bf109E-1 ‘L2+K’ of 2./LG 2 Shot down by Hurricane of 56 Squadron crashing at Mackledon’s Farm, Bobbing, Kent.

    Chris

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