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    Default 401015 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-10-1940

    Hello,

    401015 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-10-1940

    From Henk's List -

    SOUTH AFRICA
    MORONEY, Reginald Gerard- Sgt [P(U/T)] - 777645 - RAFVR.
    Johannesburg (Brixton) Cemetery, Gauteng, South Africa.
    Oxford - R5969 - 20 SFTS

    UK
    ALCOCK, Fred - Lac - 743201 - RAFVR.
    Warblington Cemetery, Hampshire.
    Probably killed in an Air Raid. Died in Dagenham, Essex.

    CLATWORTHY, Eric Jones - AC1c - 615303 - RAF - 266 Sqn.
    Swansea (Morriston) Cemetery, Glamorganshire.
    Died of Tuberculosis while serving at RAF Wittering.

    DAVIDSON, Valentine - Lac - 269024 - RAF - 937 Balloon Sqn.
    Earsdon Cemetery, Northumberland.
    Killed in an Air Raid.

    HOLLAND, John James - Lac - 840423 - RAF (AAF) - 901 Balloon Sqn.
    Greenwich Cemetery, London.
    Killed in an Air Raid.

    MANSELL, John - AC2c - 1281966 - RAFVR.
    Sittingbourne Cemetery, Kent.
    Killed in an Air Raid on Wrotham Heath.

    STEWART-DAWSON, Norman Gordon - F/O - 73933 - RAF - VC(WW1),DSO,DSC.
    Golders Green Crematorium, Middlesex.
    Death caused by a car accident in London.

    TILBURN, Guy Depledge - Lac - 759209 - RAFVR.
    Croydon (Mitcham Road) Crematorium, Surrey.
    Died while on sick leave following a major operation.

    WESTLAKE, Frederick George - Lac - 157638 - RAF - Attached to a Balloon Unit.
    Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery, Devon.
    Killed in an Air Raid on the London area.

    ZIMBABWE
    McCALLUM, Harvey Gordon (Canadian) - F/O - 40309 - RAF.
    Bulawayo (Athlone ) Cemetery, Zimbabwe.
    Oxford - R5969 - 20 SFTS

    From CWGC -

    EGYPT
    DRUCE, David Mervyn Boughey - P/O - 72022 - RAF.
    MULDOWNEY, John Felix - Sgt - 537426 - RAF. These two airmen rest at Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt.
    They were crew of Lysander - L4714 - 208 Sqn.

    GERMANY
    ANDREWS, Edgar James - Sgt - 745535 - RAFVR.
    DAVIES, Arthur Howell - P/O - 42203 - RAF.
    These two airmen were crew of Hampden I - X2993 - 50 Sqn.

    AUSTIN, Guy Paul Wentworth (South African) - P/O - 77130 - RAFVR.
    BARTLETT, John Edward - P/O - 78994 - RAFVR.
    HAY, Colin - Sgt - 965765 - RAFVR.
    HINKS, John Olding - Sqn/Ldr - 36014 - RAF.
    NIELD, Eric - Sgt - 968346 - RAFVR.
    SKIDMORE, Albert Edgar - Sgt - 742236 - RAFVR.
    These six airmen were crew of Wellington Ic - T2464 - 9Sqn.

    The eight airmen named above all rest at Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Berlin, Germany.

    NETHERLANDS
    PARKER, Kenneth Bruce - Sgt - 742267 - RAFVR.
    Terschelling ( West-Terschelling) General Cemetery, Friesland, Netherlands.
    Spitfire Ia - R6838 - 92 Sqn.

    UK
    BLACK, George Roderick Hartwell - Sqn/Ldr - 37373 - RAF.
    Barkby Cemetery, Leicestershire.
    Whitley V - T4206 - 77 Sqn.

    DICKINSON, Robert James - P/O - 79372 - RAFVR.
    NEVILLE, Leslie Peter - Sgt - 901776 - RAFVR.
    These two airmen rest at Leeming (St.John the Baptist) Churchyard, Yorkshire.
    They were crew of Whitley V - T4143 - 10 Sqn.

    FENEMORE, Stanley Allen(Northern Ireland) - Sgt - 745110 - RAFVR.
    Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery, Lancashire.
    Hurricane I - V6722 - 501 Sqn.

    GUNNING, Peter Stackhouse - P/O - 43474 - RAF.
    North Weald Bassett (St.Andrew) Churchyard, Essex.
    Hurricane I - N2480 - 46 Sqn.

    LLOYD, Philip David - Sgt - 745794 - RAFVR.
    High Beach(Holy Innocents) Churchyard, Essex.
    Spitfire Ia - X4178 - 41 Sqn.

    MUIRHEAD, Ian James - F/Lt - 43362 - RAF - DFC.
    Holme Cultram ( St.Mary) Churchyard, Cumberland.
    Hurricane I - N2546 - 605 Sqn.

    WILLIAMS, Eric Edward - F/Sgt - 562960 - RAF.
    Hurricane I - V6550 - 46 Sqn.

    KENT, William - Sgt - 518350 - RAF.
    DE KEYSER, John Lionel (SouthAfrican) - P/O - 79166 - RAF.
    STEEL, James - Sgt - 644325 - RAF.
    TEDEN, Derek Edmund - P/O - 90486 - RAF (AAF).
    These four airmen were crew of Hudson I - T9303 - 206 Sqn.

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

    Alex

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    Default Re: 401015 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-10-1940

    Hi

    ALCOCK, Fred - LAC - He was serving at No 15 Balloon Centre when he was killed at 169 Ballards Road in Dagenham, Essex in an air raid whilst he was attending a course.

    DAVIDSON, Valentine - LAC - He was serving with No 937 Sqn and was killed in an air raid on London, whilst attending a course.

    HOLLAND, John James - LAC - He was serving with No 901 Sqn and was killed when a bomb exploded near a hut on Site 1/20 at Woolwich Arsenal.

    STEWART-DAWSON, Norman Gordon - F/O - 73933 - RAF - VC(WW1),DSO,DSC. - He isn't listed as a VC on CWGC?

    WESTLAKE, Frederick George - LAC - He was serving with No 13 Balloon Centre and was killed in an air raid, probably in Dagenham, whilst he was attending a course.

    Malcolm

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    Default Re: 401015 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-10-1940

    Stewart-Dawson is not included in the list of men awarded the VC in WW1 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...oss_recipients
    or https://www.thegazette.co.uk/all-notices/content/101382)

    Brian

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    Default Re: 401015 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-10-1940

    Hello Brian and Malcolm,
    I got the VC details from this earlier forum post.
    http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...445#post167445

    But I now think that the "VC" Victoria Cross is in fact incorrect and is an abbreviation for the Russian Awards that he received in the first world War,

    COMMANDER OF THE ORDER OF ST. VLADIMIR WITH SWORDS AND BOW, COMMANDER OF THE ORDER OF ST. STANISLAS WITH SWORDS.
    Alex
    Last edited by Alex Smart; 15th May 2022 at 22:49.

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