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    Default 401031 - Unaccounted Airmen - 31-10-1940

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    401031 - Unaccounted Airmen - 31-10-1940

    From Henk's List -

    EGYPT
    CLARKE, Robert Hugh ( Northern Ireland) - F/O - 40513 - RAF.
    Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
    Gladiator I - L7608 - 112 Sqn.

    UK
    BRACHER, Charles Derek - AC2c - 1172833 - RAFVR - 908 Balloon Sqn.
    Braunton (St.Brannock) Churchyard, Devon.
    Died in Bethnal Green Hospital following a collision with a lorry on the motor cycle he was riding.

    RICHES, George Hazel - AC2c - 1281318 - RAFVR.
    King's Lynn Cemetery, Norfolk.
    Accidentally shot by another airman in their billet who was cleaning his revolver.

    THORLEY, David Moran - AC1c - 615817 - RAF.
    Swinton Cemetery, Lancashire.
    Suicide, found on a railway track near to RAF Aldergrove.

    From CWGC -

    EGYPT
    LEVEILLE, Edmond Kidder (Canadian) - F/O - 40837 - RAF.
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt.
    Hurricane I - P3968 - 33 Sqn.

    NORWAY
    ERSKINE, Basil Pollock (NorthernIreland) - P/O - 44190 - RAF.
    WALLACE, James Andrew - Sgt - 568661 - RAF.
    WEABER, William Owen - P/O - 83709 - RAFVR.
    These three airmen rest at Sola Churchyard, Norway.
    They were crew of Hudson II - T9377 - 233 Sqn.

    UK
    DEAN, Henry - Sgt - 642917 - RAF.
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    Hudson II - T9377 - 233 Sqn.

    MARSHAM, Theodore John Ralph - Lac - 902246 - RAFVR.
    Rockbourne (St.Andrew) Churchyard, Hampshire.
    WALKER, Joseph Leslie - Lac - 648708 - RAF.
    Knossington (St.Peter) Churchyard, Leicestershire.
    These two airmen were crew of Anson I - N9649 - 12 SFTS.

    Alex

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    NORWAY.

    WEABER, William Owen - P/O - 83709 - RAFVR.

    P/O William Owen WEABER RAFVR, was an Australian (from Queensland), serving in the RAF. Weaber (20), was involved in a fatal accident at Yeppoon, Queensland. He crashed DH.60A VH-UJS (which he owned and operated), at Yeppoon beach on 2 December, 1937. Weaber's sister, Kathleen (16), was killed along with three members of the Hayes family, father, son and daughter, Weaber suffered shock. He subsequently departed for the UK aboard the "Orama" on 15 August, 1939, taking up instructors' duties in the RAF (907684/83709). For details of his death, see: CCL1/McNeill/Midland Publishing,2003/p.75.

    Col.

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