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    Default 400918 Unaccounted Airmen - 18-09-1940

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    400918 Unaccounted Airmen - 18-09-1940

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    BOVINGTON, John Charles Francis - AC1c - 640081 - RAF.
    Ramsgate Cemetery, Kent.
    Run over by a tractor that he fell off.

    FLYNN, Henry Joseph - Lac - 630269 - RAF.
    Putney Vale Cemetery and Crematorium, London.
    Fatally injured on the 27th July, 1940 in a bomb explosion involving Battle - L5528 - 150 Sqn.
    Battle - L5528 - 150 Sqn.

    GORDON, Robert Henry - Lac - 943151 - RAFVR - 9 Sqn.
    Cramlington - (Mayfield) Cemetery, Northumberland.
    Died in hospital of pulmonary Tuberculosis.

    LANE, Sydney Archibald Denys - Sqdn/Ldr - 75175 - RAFVR.
    Cannock Chase War Cemetery, Staffordshire.
    Cause of death ?

    PLEDGER, William Alfred - AC2c - 1101719 - RAFVR.
    Woodditton ( St.Mary) Churchyard, Cambridgeshire.
    Cause of death ?

    SHEPHERD, Albert Joseph - Cpl - 357618 - RAF.
    Doncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    Accidentally shot while at home.

    WALKER, Frank - AC2c - 977688 - RAFVR.
    Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery, Glamorganshire.
    Killed by an accidental rifle shot.

    YEMEN
    MITCHELL, Alan Cunningham (New Zealander) - Wng/Cdr - 27061 - RAF.
    Maala Cemetery, Yemen.
    Taken ill with peritonitis while on sick leave. Initially buried at Mukeiras, reinterred Maala Cemetery.

    From CWGC -

    BELGIUM
    DOUGLAS, Walter Morrison (Canadian) - P/O - 43030 - RAF.
    HUGHES, Dennis Victor - Sgt - 937392 - RAFVR.
    These two airmen rest at Schoonselhof Cemetery, Antwerpen, Belgium.
    They were crew of Whitley V - P4992 - 77 Sqn.

    FRANCE
    ATHERTON, Thomas - P/O - 43763 - RAF.
    FEATHER, John Leslie - Sgt - 641705 - RAF.
    HARVEY, Cyril James - Sgt - 751693 - RAFVR.
    MCFARLANE, Ruthven Arnold - P/O - 33546 - RAF.
    These four airmen rest at Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
    They were crew of Beaufort I - L4508 - 22 Sqn.

    LINSDELL, Arthur Peter - P/O - 81036 - RAFVR.
    Villerville Communal Cemetery, Calvados, France.
    PITCAIRN - HILL, James Anderson - Sqdn/Ldr - 33201 - RAF.
    Luc-Sur-Mer Churchyard, Calvados, France.
    These two airmen were crew of Hampden I - P1183 - 83 Sqn.

    POPE, William Roy - Sgt - 966654 - RAFVR.
    Houlgate ( Beuzeval) Communal Cemetery, Calvados, France.
    Wellington Ic - R3160- 149 Sqn.

    NETHERLANDS
    AUSTEN, Douglas William - Sgt - 812247 - RAF (AAF).
    CROSSLAND, Albert Alfred Ellis - Sgt - 532141 - RAF.
    FORD, Eric - P/O - 79542 - RAF.
    MARSHALL, Charles Frederick - Sgt - 580884 - RAF.
    SALISBURY, Robert Edward - Sgt - 633936 - RAF.
    These five airmen rest at Winterswijk Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands.
    They were crew of Whitley V - P5008 - 58 Sqn.

    WILLIAMS, Peter Owen - S/Lt(A) - HMS Daedalus - RN - 77 Sqn RAF.
    Winterswijk Cemetery, Netherlands.
    Whitley V - N1425 - 77 Sqn.

    GERMANY
    BEVERLEY, Victor - Sgt - 651939 - RAF.
    HEARD, Douglils Thom - Sgt - 647632 - RAF.
    LINDEN, Michael Cunningham Andrews - P/O - 42134 - RAF.
    SMART, Harold Edgar - Sgt - 747711 - RAFVR.
    WATSON, Thomas - Sgt - 965301 - RAFVR.
    WOOD, Maurice Ernest Langton - Sgt - 754548 - B
    These six airmen rest at Rheinberg War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
    Wellington Ic - P9242 - 99 Sqn

    LIBYA
    CLEAVER, John Sisman - P/O - 78454 - RAF.
    JOBSON, James - Sgt - 525052 - RAF.
    These two airmen rest at Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya.
    They were crew of Blenheim IV - T2048 - 113 Sqn.

    UK
    COX,David Spencer - P/O - 80848 - RAFVR.
    FORD, George Reginald Michael - P/O - 79236 - RAFVR.
    HARRISON, Henry Herbert - ( Northern Ireland ) - Sgt - 538889 - RAF.
    PAY, John Sydney - P/O - 42877 - RAF.
    TUPPEN, Donald Ralph - P/O - 81339 - RAFVR.
    These five airmen were crew of Wellington Ic - R3160 - 149 Sqn.

    BAGULEY, John - Sgt - 642862 - RAF.
    BRAYNE, Ronald Percy - P/O - 42187 - RAF.
    RAPER, John Alan - Sgt - 751803 - RAFVR.
    These three airmen were crew of Whitley V - P4992 - 77 Sqn.

    BOWLES, Cyril - Sgt - 580170 - RAF.
    LACKENBY, Abraham - Sgt - 620363 - RAF.
    RADFORD, Victor - Sgt - 580445 - RAF.
    These three airmen were crew of Blenheim IV - L9339 - 105 Sqn.

    McCARTHY, Charles Gordon - Sgt - 755640 - RAFVR.
    Hampden I - P1183 - 83 Sqn.

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

    GRENFELL, John Pascoe Francis - Lac - 900195 - RAFVR.
    Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium, Middlesex.
    Harvard - P5803 - 16 OTU.

    HOWES, Peter - P/O - 74332 - RAFVR.
    Woking (St.John's) Crematorium, Surrey.
    Spitfire Ia - X4323 - 603 Sqn

    JEFFERY'S, George William - Sgt - 754867 - RAFVR.
    Winterbourne Earls (St.Michael) Churchyard, Wiltshire.
    Hurricane I - V7442 - 46 Sqn.

    PARNALL, Denis Geach - F/Lt - 70522 - RAF .
    St.Genny's (St.Genesius ) Churchyard, Cornwall.
    Hurricane I - V6685 - 249 Sqn.

    ROE, John Cyril Henry - Sgt - 754505 - RAFVR
    Hawarden (St.Deiniol) Churchyard, Flintshire.
    Master I - N7936 - 5 SFTS.

    BUSCHBECK, Hans - GAF.
    DAMSCHEN, Heinz - GAF.
    FRIEDEL, Erhard Emil - GAF.
    FUCHS, Georg - GAF.
    KLESS, Maximilian - GAF.
    KRIMPMANN, Anton - GAF.
    KUHN, Rudolf - GAF.
    KURZ, Alfons - GAF.
    LAUTH, Friedrich - GAF.
    LESKER, Paul - GAF.
    NOLTE, Johannes - GAF.
    SCHUETZ, Helmut - GAF.
    SMOLARCZYK, Alfred - GAF.
    WAHL, Otto - GAF.
    WEBER, Hans-Ludwig - GAF.
    WURCHE, Erich - GAF.

    The sixteen German Airmen named above all rest at Cannock Chase German Military Military Cemetery, Staffordshire.

    Alex
    Last edited by Alex Smart; 11th March 2022 at 21:27.

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    Default Re: 400918 Unaccounted Airmen - 18-09-1940

    P5803 was a Harvard, not a Battle.

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    Default Re: 400918 Unaccounted Airmen - 18-09-1940

    Alex

    BUSCHBECK, Hans
    LESKER, Paul
    WAHL, Otto

    These three were members of the crew of Ju-88A-1 (3168) of 9/KG77.

    See: http://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads...5/#post-841490

    DAMSCHEN, Heinz - he was one of three casualties on Ju-88A 3Z+ES W/Nr 59074 of KG77.

    FUCHS, Georg - he was lost in Ju-88A 3Z+FS of KG77/

    See: http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=44513

    FRIEDEL, Erhard Emil
    NOLTE, Johannes
    WURCHE, Erich - these three were lost in Ju-88A 5098 of KG77

    KLESS, Maximilian
    LAUTH, Friedrich - they were lost in Ju-88A 3173 of KG77

    KRIMPMANN, Anton
    WEBER, Hans-Ludwig - they were lost in Ju-88A 5100 of KG77

    KUHN, Rudolf
    KURZ, Alfons - they were lost in Ju-88A 5104 of KG77

    SMOLARCZYK, Alfred - lost in Ju-88A 3147 of KG77

    See: http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showpo...52&postcount=2

    SCHUETZ, Helmut - Do-215W/Nr. 0038 G2+KH of 4/Aufkl.Gr, shot down by Hurricanes of 303 Sqn. He was the only casualty, the other three crew becoming P.o.W.s.

    See: http://www.aircrewremembered.com/Kra...rch_type=exact

    Regards

    Simon
    Researching R.A.F. personnel from the North East of England

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