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    Default 400825 - Unaccounted Airmen - 25-08-1940

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    400825 - Unaccounted Airmen - 25-08-1940

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    KEOGH, Herbert Philip Dunnelly - Lac - 613956 - RAF - 22 Sqn.
    HOROBIN, Arthur James - AC2c - 963047 - RAFVR - 22 Sqn.
    MCPHERSON, James - Cpl - 543630 - RAF - 81 Sqn
    The above three airmen are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    They were killed at RAF North Coates when a mine exploded.

    WILMOTT, Edward Venner - Lac - 846488 - RAF (AAF) - 949 Balloon Sqn.
    Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery, Essex.
    This airman died following an appendix operation.

    WALLINGTON, William Frederick - Sgt - 512076 - RAF - 16 Sqn.
    Isleworth Cemetery, Middlesex.
    Cause of death reportedly as suicide.

    EARDLEY, Harry - Air Mechanic 2c - FX.76347 - HMS Daedalus- RN.
    Lee-On-Solent Memorial, Hampshire.
    Killed in an Air Raid.

    ZIMBABWE
    DENCH,Michael Victor Cornelius - AC2c - 621994 - RAF.
    Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery, Zimbabwe.
    Cause of death was reported as drowning.

    From CWGC -

    BELGIUM
    PHILIPPART, Jacques Arthur Laurent - P/O - 81628 - RAFVR .
    Brussels Town Cemetery, Belgian Airman's Field of Honour, Brussels-Capital Region Belgium.
    Hurricane I - W6668 - 213 Sqn.

    ETHIOPIA
    CLARKE, Ernest Charles - Lac - 568541 - RAF.
    Addis Ababa War Cemetery, Ethiopia.
    Blenheim I - L1479 - 8 Sqn.

    NETHERLANDS
    CLARKE, Edwin Jack - 759120 - RAFVR.
    MONTAGU, Charles James Drogo - P/O - 41863 - RAF - DFC.
    PENNY, Ronald Trevor - Sgt - 751121 - RAFVR.
    WARD, James Walter - Sgt - 741435 - RAFVR.
    WEBBER, Arthur Frank - Sgt - 647419 - RAF.
    These five airmen all rest at -
    Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.
    They were crew of Whitley V - N1473 - 77 Sqn.

    UK
    FAWCETT, Nicole Brian (New Zealand) - P/O - 41005 - RAF
    REAY, Gordon - AC1c - 626591 - RAF.
    CLARKE,James Cunningham - Sgt - 743056 - RAFVR.
    BAKER,John - Sgt - 751839 - RAFVR.
    These four airmen were crew of Hampden I - P4416 - 49 Sqn.

    JACOBSON, Norman - AC2c - 1050704 - RAFVR.
    RHODES, Richard Arthur - P/O - 42529 - RAF.
    These two airmen were crew of Blenheim I - L1330 - 29 Sqn.

    GILLMAN, Keith Reginald - P/O - 42053 - RAF.
    Hurricane I - P2755 - 32 Sqn.

    WILLIAMS Cedric Watcyn - Sqn/Ldr - 26219 - RAF.
    Hurricane I - R4199 - 17 Sqn.

    HOGG, Richard Malzard ( Jersey, Channel Islands) - P/O - 33486 - RAF.
    Spitfire Ia - R6994 - 152 Sqn.

    WESTMORELAND, Thomas Emrys - Sgt - 741143 - RAFVR.
    Spitfire Ia - K9819 - 616 Sqn.

    WILDBLOOD, Timothy Seddon - P/O - 33478 - RAF - MiD.
    Spitfire Ia - R6810 - 152 Sqn

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

    GOULDSTONE, Ronald Joseph - Sgt - 812360 - RAF (AAF).
    Ryarsh(St. Martin) Churchyard, Kent.
    This airman was crew of Blenheim I - L1330 - 29 Sqn.

    FLETCHER, John Gordon Bewley - Sgt - 800635 - RAF (AAF).
    Forest Row Cemetery, Sussex.
    HAIGH, Cyril - Sgt - 566171 - RAF.
    Swinton (St. Margaret) Churchyard, Yorkshire.
    These two airmen were crew of Blenheim I - L6782 - 604 Sqn.

    BELL, David Mackintosh Moore - P/O - 42784 - RAF.
    Ilkley Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    This airman was crew of Blenheim I - L6733 - 5 OTU.

    ATKINSON, Harold Derrick - P/O - 33418 - RAF - DFC.
    Market Weighton Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    Hurricane I - P2766 - 213 Sqn.

    WAKELING, Sidney Richard Ernest - Sgt - 741505 - RAFVR.
    Warmwell (Holy Trinity)Churchyard, Dorset.
    Hurricane I - V7250 - 87 Sqn.

    HELD,Heinrich - GAF.
    WESTPHAL, Karl - GAF.
    BRIEF, Josef - GAF.
    KLESATSCHEK, Walter - GAF.
    These four German airmen rest at Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery, Staffordshire.
    Cause of death ?

    Alex

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    Default Re: 400825 - Unaccounted Airmen - 25-08-1940

    Oblt Heinrich HELD, Pilot of Bf109E-4 of I./JG 54. Shot down by a Spitfire of 54 Squadron over Dover. A/C crashed at St Nicholas at Wade, near Birchington-on-Sea, Kent.


    Lt Karl WESTPHAL, Pilot and Uffz Josef BRIEF, Gunner.
    Crew of Bf110C-4 3M+CH of 1./ZG 2 Shot down during aerial combat at Winfrith, East Chaldon near Warmwell, Dorset


    Gefr Walter KLESATSCHEK, Radio Operator of He111P G1+CT of 9./KG 55. Shot down during a sortie to bomb RAF Harwell. A/C crashed at sea. The pilot Uffz Alois SCMADERER survived and held as POW the other two crew MIA.

    Chris

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