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    Default 401117 - Unaccounted Airmen - 17-11-1940

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    401117 - Unaccounted Airmen - 17-11-1940

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    CANADA
    CLAY, Gilbert Frederick - F/Lt - C/1126 - RCAF.
    Burnaby (Forest Lawn) Memorial Park, British Colombia, Canada.
    HOWARD, Hollis Eugene - Lac - 1065 - RCAF.
    Quebec City (Mount Hermon) Cemetery, Quebec, Canada.
    RICHARDSON, John Gordon - F/Lt - C/899 - RCAF.
    Saskatoon (Woodlawn) Cemetery, Saskatchewan, Canada.
    These three airmen were crew of Digby - 749 - 10 Sqn - RCAF.

    UK
    BUCKLEY, Alexander - Sgt - 744989 - RAFVR.
    Oldham (Chadderton) Cemetery, Lancashire.
    Blenheim IV - R3687 - 21 Sqn.

    HENSON, Bernard - Sgt - 742563 - RAFVR.
    Wisbech (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery, Cambridgeshire.
    Hurricane I - N2342 - 257 Sqn.

    JERVIS, Frederick Roy - Sgt - 936651 - RAFVR.
    Barwell Cemetery, Leicestershire.
    Wellington Ic - T2606 - 115 Sqn.

    TOOMBS, Frank Albert --P/O - 79221 - RAFVR.
    Richmond Cemetery, Surrey.
    Defiant I - N1547 - 264 Sqn.

    WHITE, James Beaumont - Sgt - 741288 - RAFVR.
    West Wickham ( St.John the Baptist) Churchyard, Kent.
    Spitfire IIa - P7593 - 4 FPP.

    EVES, Herbert George - PO(A) - FX.79983 - HMS Daedalus - RN.
    PIMLOTT, Kenneth - Supply Assistant - P/MX.636613 - HMS St.Angelo - RN.
    SMITH, Richard Norman - Leading Supply Assistant - HMS Daedalus - RN.
    These three Naval Airmen rest at Arbroath Western Cemetery, Angus.
    They were crew of Proctor II - D8903 - 754 Sqn, FAA, RN.

    RIEDEL, Richard - GAF .
    Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery, Staffordshire.
    Cause of death ?

    Alex

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    Default Re: 401117 - Unaccounted Airmen - 17-11-1940

    Alex

    The Proctor's serial should read X8903.

    DaveW

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    Default Re: 401117 - Unaccounted Airmen - 17-11-1940

    Quote Originally Posted by Alex Smart View Post
    RIEDEL, Richard - GAF .
    Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery, Staffordshire.
    Cause of death ?
    From Kracker, Riedel was the pilot of Bf109E-4 4898 "black 8" of 2./JG3 which crashed into Romney Marsh during combat. His body was not found until 1974.

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