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    Default 400826 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26-08-1940

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    400826 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26-08-1940

    From Henk's List-

    UK
    COLLIER, Sidney - AC2c - 1282095 - RAFVR - 257 Sqn.
    Leek Cemetery, Staffordshire.
    HOLMES, Frederick George - AC2c - 942950 - RAFVR - 257 Sqn.
    Hull Northern Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    UNDERHILL, David George - Lac - 647374 - RAF - 257 Sqn.
    Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery, Hampshire.
    MILWAY, Osborn Ernest - AC2c - 1256132 - RAFVR.
    Hawkinge Cemetery, Kent.
    These four airmen were killed during an Air Raid on RAF Debden.

    HARDY, Frederick Thomas - Cpl - 841560 - RAF (AAF) - 903 Balloon Sqn.
    Chislehurst Cemetery, Kent.
    Died in Hospital following a stroke.

    From CWGC -

    ERITREA
    PENDRED, Stanley Clifton - F/O - 37999 - RAF.
    HUNTER,Frank MacDonald - F/O - 40178 - RAF.
    LOVE, Walter - Lac - 523064 - RAF.
    The above three airmen were crew of Blenheim IV - L9218 - 203 Sqn.

    MEADES, Sidney Ellis - Sgt - 536703 - RAF.
    SHALLER, Denis Frederick - Sgt - 746984 - RAFVR.
    SMITHERAM, Joseph Colin - P/O - 41074 - RAF.
    The above three airmen were crew of Wellesley - K7731 - 223 Sqn.

    The above six airmen all rest at Asmara War Cemetery, Eritrea.

    UK
    AUSTIN, Albert Lawrence- Lac - 917258 - RAFVR.
    Northwood Cemetery, Middlesex.
    Blenheim I - L6782 - 604 Sqn.

    BENNETT, Leonard William (New Zealander) - P/O - 41820 - RAF.
    Kemble Church Cemetery, Gloucestershire.
    Hurricane I - V6563 - 4 FPP.

    MAGEE, Ronald Stanley (New Zealander) - P/O - 36256 - RAF.
    Woodchester (Church of the Annunciation) Churchyard, Gloucestershire.
    Hurricane I - N2606 - 5 OTU.

    MOBERLY, George Edward - F/O - 90332 - RAF (AAF).
    Caterham and Warlingham (Caterham) Burial Ground, Surrey.
    Spitfire Ia - N3275 - 616 Sqn.

    RIDLEY, Marmaduke - Sgt - 565201 - RAF - MiD.
    Hawkinge Cemetery, Kent.
    Spitfire Ia - R6701 - 616 Sqn.

    WEBSTER, Frank Kinnersley - P/O - 82682 - RAFVR.
    Sandown Cemetery, Isle of Wight.
    Spitfire Ia - R6595 - 610 Sqn.

    GLASS, Douglas Watson - Lac - 937554 - RAFVR.
    Montrose (Sleepyhillock)Cemetery, Angus.
    Master I - N7930 - 8FTS.

    BALMER,John James - Sgt - 745574 - RAFVR.
    Watford North Cemetery, Hertfordshire.
    CRANSTON, Thomas George James - Sgt - 751938 - RAFVR.
    Edinburgh Eastern Cemetery, Edinburgh.
    CORKER, William John Cheshire - Sgt - 751198 - RAFVR.
    Birkenhead (Landican) Cemetery, Cheshire.
    These three airmen were crew of Blenheim IV - L8870 - 101 Sqn.

    BAYLISS, Gilbert Louis - P/O - 44057 - RAF.
    DICKSON, George Middleton - Sgt - 626161 - RAF.
    THOMAS, Frank George Ralph - Sqn/Ldr - 37332 - RAF.
    These three airmen were crew of Blenheim IV - R3811 - 40 Sqn.

    NEWSON, Frederick Henry - Sgt - 755404 - RAFVR.
    RILEY, Charles Peace - Sgt - 741996 - RAFVR.
    SMITH, James Scott - Sgt - 755623 - RAFVR.
    These three airmen were crew of Blenheim IV - T1927 - 40 Sqn.

    BAKER, Barrie - Sgt - 935961 - RAFVR.
    Defiant - L6985 - 264 Sqn.

    MAXWELL, Walter - Sgt - 967872 - RAFVR.
    Defiant - L7025 - 264 Sqn.

    GIBSON, Alexander - Sgt - 751217 - RAFVR.
    RILEY, Eddie Andreas Hals - Sgt - 550943 - RAF.
    STILES, Royston Charles Edward - Sgt - 639949 - RAF.
    These three airmen were crew of Blenheim IV - P6928 - 57 Sqn.

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

    KNOCHENMUSS, Walter - GAF.
    Margate Cemetery, Kent.

    HENNECKE, Otto - GAF.
    Gosport (Ann's Hill) Cemetery, Hampshire.

    HELDENREICH, Karl-Heinz - GAF.
    PANCZAK, Johann - GAF.
    These two German airmen rest at Saffron Walden Cemetery, Essex.

    ROESLER, Kurt - GAF.
    FESSEL, Rudolf - GAF.
    HERTEL, Siegfried - GAF.
    HUHN, Heinz - GAF.
    BUCHNER, Frederick - GAF.
    NICK,Paul - GAF.
    SCHANDNER, Rudolf Rolf Josef - GAF.
    FINKE, Wilhelm - GAF.
    OPPER, Werner - GAF.
    PAAS,Rudi - GAF.
    HEINRICH, Herbert - GAF.
    URHAHN, Julius - GAF.
    The above twelve German Airmen all rest at Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery, Staffordshire.


    Alex
    Last edited by Alex Smart; 15th January 2022 at 15:03.

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    Default Re: 400826 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26-08-1940

    OGefr Walter KNOCHENMUSS, F/Eng of Do 17Z-3 ‘5K+ER’ of 7./KG 3, Shot down and crashed onto the rocks at Foreness Point, Kent.

    Ofw Otto HENNECKE, crew of He111P ‘G1+GM’ of 4./KG 55, Shot down by Hurricane of 43 Squadron during an attack on Portsmouth, crashing near Waterlooville, Hants.

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    Default Re: 400826 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26-08-1940

    Alex,

    GLASS, Douglas Watson - Lac - 937554 - RAFVR.
    Montrose (Sleepyhillock)Cemetery, Angus.
    Hudson I - N7390 - 8FTS.
    >> As per https://discovery.nationalarchives.g...ls/r/C16471994
    Glass was killed in a Miles Master, correct serial was N7930: http://www.rafcommands.com/database/...php?uniq=N7930

    Finishing off the Germans:

    HELDENREICH, Karl-Heinz - GAF.
    PANCZAK, Johann - GAF.
    These two German airmen rest at Saffron Walden Cemetery, Essex.
    >> Crew of Do17Z-3 U5+LR of 7./KG2, shot down during attack on Debden

    ROESLER, Kurt - GAF. >> Crew of Bf110D 3U+CM of 4./ZG26 shot down near Colchester
    FESSEL, Rudolf - GAF. >> Crew of He111P 2124/G1+DM of 4./KG55 shot down during attack on Portsmouth
    HERTEL, Siegfried - GAF. >> Crew of Do17Z U5+GK of 2./KG2 which force-landed near Eastchurch after an attack on Hornchurch
    HUHN, Heinz - GAF. >> Crew of Do17Z-2 1160/5K+AR which ditched near the Goodwin Sands (this aircraft is now at Cosford)
    BUCHNER, Frederick - GAF. >> Pilot of Bf109E 3874 of 6./JG3, shot down over Thames Estuary
    NICK,Paul - GAF. >> Crew of Bf110C of 9./ZG26 shot down over Colchester
    SCHANDNER, Rudolf Rolf Josef - GAF. >> Crew of He111P 2124/G1+DM of 4./KG55 shot down during attack on Portsmouth
    FINKE, Wilhelm - GAF. >> Pilot of Bf109E of JG54 which collided with a Hurricane
    OPPER, Werner - GAF. >> Crew of Bf110C of 9./ZG26 shot down over Colchester
    PAAS,Rudi - GAF. >> Crew of He111P 2124/G1+DM of 4./KG55 shot down during attack on Portsmouth
    HEINRICH, Herbert - GAF. >> Crew of Bf110D 3U+CM of 4./ZG26 shot down near Colchester
    URHAHN, Julius - GAF. >> Crew of He111P 2124/G1+DM of 4./KG55 shot down during attack on Portsmouth

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