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    Default 401004 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-10-1940

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    401004 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-10-1940

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    DONALDSON, John Storrar - AC2c - 1006560 - RAFVR.
    Glasgow (Eastwood) Cemetery, Glasgow.
    Died of gunshot wounds sustained at Aberffraw.

    RAYMOND, Henry James - F/O - 70564 - RAF (RAFO).
    Birmingham (Perry Barr) Crematorium, Warwickshire.
    Shot himself.

    SMITH, Ernest - Lac - 307747 - RAF.
    Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    Killed when hit by a car then run over by a van travelling immediately behind the car in the blackout.

    SMITH, John Walter - AC2c - 1154949 - RAFVR.
    Ilford (St.Mary) Churchyard, Essex.
    Died at Morecambe ?

    STRONG, Joseph - AC2c - 997481 - RAFVR.
    Dalston Burial Ground, Cumberland.
    Cause of death ?

    From CWGC -

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    BERRY, Michael Joseph - F/O - 40877 - RAF.
    Cranwell (St.Andrew) Churchyard, Lincolnshire.
    KENDRAY, Leslie - Sgt - 754420 - RAFVR.
    Thornaby-On-Tees Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    These two airmen were crew of Oxford - R5950 - 2 FTS.

    EBERHARDT, Karol - Major - PAF - 1 S S.
    Cranwell (St.Andrew) Churchyard, Lincolnshire.
    FLEMING, James Percival - Lac - 746992 - RAFVR.
    Whilton(St.Andrew) Churchyard, Northamptonshire.
    These two airmen were crew of Wallace II - K6030 - 1 S S.

    GILLIES, Kenneth McLeod - F/Lt - 37799 - RAF.
    Thornton Garden of Rest, Lancashire.
    Spitfire Ia - X4320 - 66 Sqn.

    LINDSEY, George Norman - Sgt - 748417 - RAFVR.
    Mansfield Woodhouse Cemetery, Nottinghamshire.
    Master I - N7715 - 8 SFTS.

    BAUER, Heinz - GAF.
    BLASIUS, Kurt - GAF.
    DIESEROTH, Heinrich - GAF.
    GRAF, Justus - GAF.
    HILDEBRANDT, Emil - GAF.
    HOLZER, Johann - GAF.
    KOLB, Rudolf - GAF.
    REINELT, Walter - GAF.
    SCHOEFFMANN, Peter - GAF.
    TSCHOEP, Willibald - GAF.
    WINTER, Fritz - GAF.
    ZINGEL, Hans Hugo - GAF.
    These twelve Germany Airmen rest at Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery, Staffordshire.
    Cause of death ?

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    Default Re: 401004 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-10-1940

    I've added all October 1940, bar one chap I'm trying to find a little more detail on his accidental death

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    Default Re: 401004 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-10-1940

    Hello,

    CWGC - UK.

    Re: BERRY and KENDRAY.

    40877 F/O (Pilot Instr.) Michael Joseph BERRY RAF, was New Zealander in the RAF. Berry and Kendray's Oxford I, R5950, belonged to No.2 Flying Instructors' School, Cranwell, not 2 FTS. See: FYT1/97 and FYT3/88.

    Col.

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    Default Re: 401004 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-10-1940

    Again from Kracker archive:

    BAUER, Heinz - GAF. >> Crew of He111H-2 5586/V4+FW of 5./KG1, shot down over Sussex.
    BLASIUS, Kurt - GAF. >> Crew of He111H-3 5609/1H+EL of 3./KG26 which crashed into North Sea
    DIESEROTH, Heinrich - GAF. >> Crew of Ju88A-1 6156/F1+LP of 6./KG76, shot down over Essex
    GRAF, Justus - GAF. >> Crew of Ju88A-1 6156/F1+LP as above
    HILDEBRANDT, Emil - GAF. >> Crew of He111H-2 5586/V4+FW of 5./KG1 as above
    HOLZER, Johann - GAF. >> Crew of Ju88A-1 6156/F1+LP as above
    KOLB, Rudolf - GAF. >> Crew of Ju88A-1 6156/F1+LP as above
    REINELT, Walter - GAF. >> Crew of He111H-3 5609/1H+EL as above
    SCHOEFFMANN, Peter - GAF. >> crew of Ju88A-1 6116/L1+EP of 6./LG1, shot down off Jury's Gap
    TSCHOEP, Willibald - GAF. >> Crew of He111H-2 5586/V4+FW of 5./KG1 as above
    WINTER, Fritz - GAF. >> Crew of He111H-3 5609/1H+EL as above
    ZINGEL, Hans Hugo - GAF. >> Crew of He111H-3 5609/1H+EL as above

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