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    Default 401003 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03-10-1940

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    401003 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03-10-1940

    From Henk's List -

    CANADA
    CAMPBELL, Frederick Fincastle - Lac - R/64347 - RCAF.
    London (St.Peter's) Roman Catholic Cemetery, Ontario, Canada.
    Died of Bronchial pneumonia following two weeks in St.Catherine's General hospital.

    YEMEN
    BROWN, Kenneth Neville - Lac - 536877 - RAF - HQ Aden.
    Maala Cemetery, Yemen.
    Killed in an ambush by a group of Arabs.

    UK
    ARMSTRONG, Alfred - AC2c - 997488 - RAFVR - 11 OTU.
    Middlesbrough (Linthorpe) Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    Absent without leave, for five days and was found drowned in the river Thames.

    MOON, William Henry - AC2c - 1012215 - RAFVR - 23 Sqn.
    Nottingham Southern Cemetery, Nottinghamshire.
    Killed in an Air Raid on RAF Ford.

    PINDER, William - AC1c - 965017 - RAF - 23 Sqn.
    HALE Cemetery, Cheshire.
    Killed in an Air Raid on RAF Ford.

    ZIMBABWE
    JACOBS, Cyril Thomas Arthur ( Southern Rhodesian)- Sgt - 777633 - RAFVR.
    Harare ( Pioneer) Cemetery, Zimbabwe.
    Harvard I - P5963 - 20SFTS.

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    AUSTRALIA
    MACDONALD, Keith Ian - F/O - 498 - RAAF.
    Woodend Cemetery, Victoria, Australia.
    Sadly returning from their Honeymoon the car crashed, killing his new Bride. He later shot himselfin their flat in Melbourne.

    MULLER, Rodney Elmore - Lac - 400006 - RAAF.
    St.Kilda General Cemetery, Victoria, Australia.
    Killed in an aircraft accident near Werribee, details ?

    O'DONNELL, Frederick Mervyn - Lac - 207816 - RAAF.
    Burwood General Cemetery, Victoria, Australia.
    Died in hospital following injuries received when he was struck by a motor car.

    FRANCE
    BUNDOCK, Frank Vivian - Sgt - 580601 - RAF.
    DUNBAR, Hugh - Sgt - 619755 - RAF.
    LORD, Kenneth - Sgt - 517486 - RAF.
    These three airmen rest at Pihen-Les-Guines Communal Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France.
    They were crew of Blenheim IV - T1896 - 105 Sqn.

    GERMANY
    CHEESMAN, Alfred Jack - Sgt - 751223 - RAFVR.
    CHETTER, Alan Ernest - Sgt - 966961 - RAFVR.
    DALLY, Paul Spencer ( Northern Rhodesia) - P/O - 42592 - RAF.
    ESPLEY, William Charles ( Canadian) - F/O - 40292 - RAF.
    ZAMER, Ian Alexander - Sgt - 749523 - RAFVR.
    These five airmen rest at Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Berlin, Germany.
    They were crew of Whitley V - N1434 - 58 Sqn.

    UK
    CRYER, Edward Francis - Sgt - 754166 - RAFVR.
    Selby Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    DANCER, Elton Arthur - Sgt - 566178 - RAF.
    Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire.
    SMITH, John Anthony - Sgt - 741944 - RAFVR.
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    These three airmen were crew of Whitley V - K9031 - 19 OTU.

    COOPER, Charles Frederick - AC2c - 1003497 - RAFVR.
    Heath Town (Holy Trinity) Churchyard, Staffordshire.
    HOBSON, Colin Anthony - P/O - 42566 - RAF.
    Banstead (All Saints) Churchyard, Surrey.
    HUGHES, David Ernest - Sgt - 40920 - RNZAF.
    Whyteleafe (St.Luke) Churchyard, Surrey.
    These three airmen were crew of Blenheim IV - L4905 - 600 Sqn.

    DORFSCHMID, Josef - GAF.
    Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery, Staffordshire.
    Cause of death ?

    ZIMBABWE
    BROWN, Willis Stewart (New Zealander) - F/O - 40505 - RAF.
    Harare (Pioneer)Cemetery, Zimbabwe.
    Harvard I - P5963 - 20 SFTS.

    Alex

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    Default Re: 401003 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03-10-1940

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    AUSTRALIA.

    MULLER, Rodney Elmore - LAC - 400006 - RAAF.

    400006 LAC (Trainee Pilot) Rodney Elmore MULLER RAAF (of the Intermediate Training Squadron, No.1 S.F.T.S., Point Cook, Victoria), was killed on 3 October, 1940, when Hawker Demon A1-47, struck high-tension wires, crashed and burnt out at 2055, half-a-mile north of No.1 Relief Landing Ground, Werribee, Victoria. LAC Muller was engaged on a solo night flying exercise.

    Col.
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    Default Re: 401003 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03-10-1940

    Quote Originally Posted by Alex Smart View Post
    MULLER, Rodney Elmore - Lac - 400006 - RAAF.
    St.Kilda General Cemetery, Victoria, Australia.
    Killed in an aircraft accident near Werribee, details ?
    Demon A1-47 struck HT lines and burnt. No. 1 SFTS. 1/2 miles North of No 1 Relief Land Ground, Werribee

    Chris

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    Default Re: 401003 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03-10-1940

    Quote Originally Posted by Alex Smart View Post
    DORFSCHMID, Josef - GAF.
    Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery, Staffordshire.
    Cause of death ?
    Crew member of Do17Z 3491/7T+EL of 3./606, which crashed into the sea off the coast of Cornwall:
    http://www.aircrewremembered.com/Kra.../?q=Dorfschmid

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