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    Default 401028 - Unaccounted Airmen - 28 -10-1940

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    401028 - Unaccounted Airmen - 28 -10-1940

    From Henk's List -

    CANADA
    STOCKEN, Walter Frederick - AC2c - R/74565 - RCAF - 1 WAGS.
    Toronto (Prospect) Cemetery, Ontario, Canada.
    Death caused by injuries sustained when struck by an automobile.

    UK
    CASSELLS James - P/O - 82828 - RAF.
    Hamilton (Bent) Cemetery, Lanarkshire.
    He was found dead in bed at his home from asphyxia

    MATTHEWS, Eric Samuel - Cpl - 567678 - RAF.
    Trevenson Churchyard, Cornwall.
    Was knocked down by a motor vehicle on the Watton road 401025 and died of his injuries in the Norwich Hospital 401028.

    McDONALD, William John - AC2c - 981977 - RAFVR - 40 Sqn.
    Grantown-On-Spey New Burial Ground, Moray.
    Was killed when he was struck by a revolving propeller.

    From CWGC -

    AUSTRALIA
    GIBB, Clifford Marshall - Lac - 402593 - RAAF.
    Cootamundra General Cemetery, New South Wales, Australia.
    Cause of death he contracted a fatal illness while at Ballorat.

    SUDAN
    DREYER, John Frederick - Cpl - 776429 - RAFVR - 237 Sqn.
    Died of Blackwater fever.

    UK
    BIRCHARD, Frederick James William - Sgt - 650625 - RAF.
    Oulton (St.John) Churchyard, Yorkshire.
    BUFTON, John Raymond - F/O - 74328 - RAFVR.
    Llandrindod Wells Cemetery, Radnorshire.
    ROBERTSON, Robert Forrest - Sgt - 751021 - RAFVR.
    Cambusnethan Cemetery, Lanarkshire.
    These three airmen were crew of Hampden I - X3027 - 49 Sqn.

    BLACKWELL, Eric Wright - P/O - 81386 - RAFVR - 1 AAS.
    South Leigh (St.James) Churchyard, Oxfordshire.
    ROBERTSON, Duncan Maxwell - F/O - 70579 - RAF (RAFO) - 1 AAS.
    Manby (St.Mary) Churchyard, Lincolnshire.
    SKRZYPCZAK, Franciszek - Kapral - P/780125 - PAF - FTC.
    Manby (St.Mary) Churchyard, Lincolnshire.
    These three airmen were crew of Battle I - L5027 - 1 AAS.

    DALLAS, Arthur Fraser - Sgt - 39964 - RNZAF - 105 Sqn.
    Great Bircham (St.Mary) Churchyard, Norfolk.
    HARDCASTLE, Jack - Sgt - 627887 - RAF - 105 Sqn.
    Leeds ( Whitkirk) Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    PROSSER, Ian- P/O - 41950 - RAF - 105 Sqn.
    Great Bircham (St.Mary) Churchyard, Norfolk.
    These three airmen were crew of Blenheim IV - T2229 - 105 Sqn.

    GOLDSMITH, Claude Waller (South African) - F/O - 72152 - RAFVR .
    Hornchurch Cemetery, Essex.
    Spitfire IIa - P7439 - 603 Sqn.

    JEFFS, William John - Lac - 903748 - RAFVR.
    Moortown (St John the Baptist) Churchyard, Hampshire.
    Oxford I - N4583 - 14 SFTS.

    SATEL, Leonard (Polish) - First Officer - Air Transport Auxiliary.
    Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery, Warwickshire.
    Blenheim R3840 of 3FPP hit balloon cable and crashed.

    BALLAS - ANDERSEN, Konstantine - P/O - 42688 - RAF.
    Hampden I - X3027 - 49 Sqn.

    GRANNUM, Clifton Winnington - Sqdn/Ldr - 26011 - RAF - 105 Sqn.
    GREENWOOD, James Edward - Sgt - 532939 - RAF - 105 Sqn.
    KNIGHT, Norman Arthur - P/O - 82736 - RAFVR - 105 Sqn.
    These three airmen were crew of BlenheimIV - T1891 - 105 Sqn.

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

    HAUSDORF, Harald - GAF.
    KNITTEL, Werner - GAF.
    NITSCH, Rudi - GAF.
    These Three German Airmen rest at Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery, Staffordshire.
    Cause of death?

    Alex

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    Default Re: 401028 - Unaccounted Airmen - 28 -10-1940

    Of the Germans, KNITTEL was shot down over Kent in Bf109E-4 5095 of Stab II./JG51. He was the Adjutant of II./JG51.

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    Default Re: 401028 - Unaccounted Airmen - 28 -10-1940

    HAUSDORF and NITSCH (NITSCHE in BobTN) were in the crew of Do17Z-2 2544/5K+CH of 1./KG3 which crash-landed near Maidstone in the early hours. The third fatality from this crew was SCHREIVER (Schreiber?) - see 29 Oct 40.

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