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    Default 401017 - Unaccounted Airmen - 17-10-1940

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    401017 - Unaccounted Airmen - 17-10-1940

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    ORRISS, Frank - Cpl - 846454 - RAF (AAF) - 909 Balloon Sqn.
    Manor Park Cemetery, Essex.
    Killed during an Air Raid when a bomb hit his home in Walthamstow.

    From CWGC -

    AUSTRALIA
    WANN, Robert Edward - Cpl - 29060 - RAAF.
    Perth (Karrakatta) General Cemetery, Western Australia, Australia.
    Struck and killed by a car at night.

    DENMARK
    BROWN, John Herbert - Sgt - 742961 - RAFVR
    Norre Havrvig Churchyard, Denmark.
    Hampden I - X2973 - 144 Sqn.

    REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
    HEWITT, William Hutchinson - Sgt - 622581 - RAF.
    Cornamagh Cemetery, County Westmeath, Republic of Ireland.
    Hampden I - X2979 - 61 Sqn.

    UK
    CLEMERSON, William Herbert - P/O - 81027 - RAFVR.
    Ilkeston (Park)Cemetery, Derbyshire.
    FLANAGAN, Dominick - Sgt - 532927 - RAF.
    Swaffham Cemetery, Norfolk.
    GARDNER, Edwin Ch - F/O - 72558 - RAFVR.
    Tacolneston (All Saints) Churchyard, Norfolk.
    These three airmen were crew of Hampden I - X2979 - 61 Sqn.

    FERGUSON, John Adam - Sgt - 645352 - RAF.
    RANDS, Edward Anthony Gaston - Sgt - 748785 - RAFVR.
    YOUNG, Robert Gilmour - Sgt - 580690 - RAF.
    These three airmen were crew of Hampden I - X2973 - 144 Sqn.

    HESKETH, Maurice Norman - F/O - 41021 - RAF.
    Spitfire Ia - P9384 - PRU.

    HIVES, Ernest Edward - P/O - 81354 - RAFVR.
    Blenheim IV - T2319 - 59 Sqn.

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

    JONES, Bertram Dennis - Sgt - 755459 - RAFVR.
    Risca (Danygraig) Cemetery, Monmouthshire.
    JONES, Edward - Sgt - 546188 - RAF.
    Leeds(Lawnswood) Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    These two airmen were crew of Blenheim IV - T2319 - 59 Sqn.

    JACKSON, James Joseph - Sgt - 746821 - RAFVR.
    Glasgow (St.Kentigern's) Roman Catholic Cemetery, Glasgow.
    Hampden I - X2988 - 144 Sqn.

    BROWN, James - Sgt - 970119 - RAFVR.
    Larkhall Cemetery, Dalserf,Lanarkshire.
    FLANAGAN, Peter - Sgt - 903094 - RAFVR.
    Humberston ( St.David) Churchyard, Pembrokeshire.
    PARKER, Richard Cecil - F/O - 74687 - RAF.
    Ramsden (St.James) Churchyard, Oxfordshire.
    PITMAN, Charles Derek - F/O - 70545 - RAF.
    Dirleton Cemetery, East Lothian.
    These four airmen were crew of Hampden I - P2143 - 49 Sqn.

    POTTER, Robert - Sgt - 643788 - RAF.
    Glasgow (Sighthill) Cemetery, Glasgow.
    Hampden I - L4195 - 49 Sqn.

    LANG, Karel - Sgt - 787416 - RAFVR.
    TOSOVSKY, Oldrich - Sgt - 787237 - RAFVR.
    These two airmen were crew of Wellington I - L7786 - 311(Czech) Sqn.

    VEJRAZKA, Miloslav - Sgt - 82533 - RAFVR.
    Wellington I - N2773 - 311(Czech) Sqn.

    The above three Czech Airmen rest at Honington (All Saints)Churchyard, Suffolk.

    MUNDAY, Wynton Scott (Australian) - F/O - 40637 - RAF.
    WATT, George Thomas - Sgt - 516242 - RAF.
    These two airmen rest at Harwell Cemetery, Berkshire.
    They were crew of Wellington I - L4259 - 15 OTU.

    SPENCER, Frank Reginald - Lac - 617489 - RAF.
    Cardiff Western Cemetery, Glamorganshire.
    ZALEWSKI, Jozef - Sierzant - P/793619 - PAF.
    Pwllheli Borough Cemetery, Caernarvonshire.
    These two airmen were crew of Henley TT1 - L3351 - 1 AACU.

    ATKINSON, Ronald - P/O - 79530 - RAFVR.
    Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery, Kent.
    Hurricane I - P3174 - 213 Sqn.

    CAMPBELL, Norman Neil ( Canadian) - P/O - 41824 - RAF.
    Scottow Cemetery, Norfolk.
    Hurricane I - V6575 - 242 Sqn.

    ZALUSKI, Jerzy Sergiusz- Kapral - P/781415 - PAF.
    Northwood Cemetery, Middlesex.
    Hurricane I - V7417 - 302 Sqn.

    FRITH, Eric Thomas - Sgt - 742091 - RAFVR.
    Oxford (Botley) Cemetery, Oxfordshire.
    Spitfire Ia - X4597 - 92 Sqn.

    REILLEY, Hugh William ( Canadian) - P/O - 43043 - RAF.
    Gravesend Cemetery, Kent.
    Spitfire Ia - R6800 - 66 Sqn.

    RICALTON, Alan Leslie - F/O - 70872 - RAF - MiD.
    Sittingbourne Cemetery, Kent.
    Spitfire Ia - P7360 - 74 Sqn.

    MAYER, Hans-Karl - GAF.
    Hawkinge Cemetery, Kent.
    Cause of death ?

    Alex

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    Default Re: 401017 - Unaccounted Airmen - 17-10-1940

    Quote Originally Posted by Alex Smart View Post
    ZALUSKI, Jerzy Sergiusz- Kapral - P/781415 - PAF.
    Northwood Cemetery, Middlesex.
    Hurricane I - V7417 - 302 Sqn.
    Zaluski broke his neck when the aircraft overturned on landing. V7417 survived to be struck off charge in 1944, last serving with 55 OTU.

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    Default Re: 401017 - Unaccounted Airmen - 17-10-1940

    Quote Originally Posted by Alex Smart View Post
    MAYER, Hans-Karl - GAF.
    Hawkinge Cemetery, Kent.
    Cause of death ?

    Alex
    From Kracker, he was shot down in Bf109E-7 4138 "white 8" of Stab.I/JG53 over the English Channel by a Spitfire of 603 Sqn. His body was washed ashore ten days later.
    He was the Kommandeur of I./JG53.

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    Default Re: 401017 - Unaccounted Airmen - 17-10-1940

    Thanks Andy your input is as always, mst welcome and informative.
    Alex

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