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    Default 400922 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-09-1940

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    400922 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-09-1940

    From Henk's List -

    SOUTH AFRICA
    SMITH, Melville Gaston - Air Apprentice - 95496 - SAAF.
    Thaba Tshwane (Old No.1)Military Cemetery, Gauteng, South Africa.
    Died from injuries received on the 21st in a motor vehicle accident at Pretoria.

    UK
    GAMET, Douglas Louis Clifford - Lac - 611068 - RAF.
    Wallasey (Rake Lane) Cemetery, Cheshire.
    Cause of death ?

    SWAINE, Oswald Bertie - Wng/Cdr - 17038 - RAF.
    Golders Green Crematorium, Middlesex.
    Oswald and his wife both killed through war operations.

    From CWGC -

    AUSTRALIA
    HOLDER, Kenneth George - Lac - 400225 - RAAF - EFTS Narromine.
    Fawkner Crematorium, Victoria, Australia.
    Died from injuries received following being struck by a motor lorry.

    PAKISTAN
    LAINE - TURNER, Vernon - AC2c - 771614 - RAFVR.
    Karachi War Cemetery, Pakistan.
    Killed in a Road accident.

    UK
    COPLESTONE, Anthony Drake - P/O - 84720 - RAFVR.
    Boldre (St.John) Churchyard, Hampshire.
    NOVEMBER, John - Sgt - 938877 - RAFVR.
    Yardley Wood (Christ Church) Churchyard, Warwickshire.
    WILSON, Hubert Henry - Sgt - 745159 - RAFVR.
    Bury Cemetery, Huntingdonshire.
    These three airmen were crew of Blenheim I- L8610 - 17 OTU.

    MUIR, William Waddell - Lac - 936559 - RAFVR.
    Faslane Cemetery, Dunbartonshire.
    Hart - K5883 - 9SFTS.

    BUSBY, Gordon Alfred - S/Lt(A) - HMS Furious - RNVR.
    READ, John - Lt(A) - HMS Furious - RN.
    WEBBER, Leslie Arthur - LA - FX.76308 - HMS Furious - RN.
    These three Naval Airmen are Commemorated on the Lee-on-Solent Memorial, Hampshire.
    They were crew of Swordfish I - L2745 - 816 Sqn FAA,RN.

    MARAIS, Derek John Theobald - S/Lt(A) - HMS Sparrowhawk - RNVR.
    Lady Old Cemetery, Orkney.
    GAYNON, George Harry - NA1c - FX.80437 - HMS Ark Royal - RN.
    Kirkwall (Stolaf's) Cemetery, Orkney. [ But 23rd ?].
    SAUNDERS, Frederick Christopher - S/Lt(A) - HMS Ark Royal - RN - DSC.
    Lee-on-Solent Memorial, Hampshire.
    These three Naval Airmen were crew of Swordfish I - L7635 821 Sqn FAA, RN.

    SCHAEFER, Heinrich - GAF.
    Honington (All Saints) Churchyard, Suffolk.
    Cause of death ?

    Alex

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    Default Re: 400922 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-09-1940

    Alex

    SCHAEFER, Heinrich - pilot of Do-17Z-3 U5+ shot down on August 26th 1940, and died of his wounds.

    See: http://whepstead.onesuffolk.net/our-...-in-whepstead/

    Regards

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

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