Results 1 to 10 of 11

Thread: 410602 - Unaccounted airmen - 2-6-1941

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Zelhem, Netherlands.
    Posts
    6,313
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Default Unaccounted airmen - 2-6-1941

    What were the places of death registration for:

    LAC (Pilot u/t) Reginald C. BURBIDGE - 1378218;
    AC2 Cyril F. CHANDLER - 1047058;
    AC2 Ernest J. GRIFFITHS - 1110477;
    Cpl Eric J. MacDONALD - 1379548 - 254 Sqn (Aldergrove/Antrim), and
    AC2 James R. MELLING - 1073540.

    Proposed aircraft losses for this day:

    Tiger Moth II - N6783 - 9 EFTS - abandoned Berkswell near Coventry.
    Beaufort I - L9888 - TTU - crashed in forced landing 2 miles W of Abbotsinch.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Dublin
    Posts
    4,505
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked 30 Times in 29 Posts

    Default Districts

    LAC (Pilot u/t) Reginald C. BURBIDGE - Age 27 Cirenchester District, Gloucestershire KOAS Flight Mag Jul 17th 41
    AC2 Cyril F. CHANDLER - Age 35 Henley District - Not found in Flight magazine
    AC2 Ernest J. GRIFFITHS - Not listed in England Wales I think - Listed DOAS Flight Mag Jul 17th 41
    Cpl Eric J. MacDONALD - Not listed in England Wales as I would expect, listed DOAS Flight Sep 18th 1941
    AC2 James R. MELLING - Age 20 in Wigan District. DOAS July 17th Magazine

    regards

    Dennis
    Last edited by dennis_burke; 4th May 2009 at 23:25. Reason: added death status and Gloucestershire for Burbidge
    Dennis Burke
    - Dublin

    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Zelhem, Netherlands.
    Posts
    6,313
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Default

    Thanks Dennis. To my knowledge no match with proposed a/c losses.
    Regards,
    Henk.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Dublin
    Posts
    4,505
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked 30 Times in 29 Posts

    Default

    Henk, I noticed we might not have checked Flight for these men, hence I edited my posting above to include KOAS, DOAS etc where found.
    Last edited by dennis_burke; 4th May 2009 at 23:24.
    Dennis Burke
    - Dublin

    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Bristol, England
    Posts
    1,317
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked 7 Times in 6 Posts

    Default

    Henk

    Burbidge in Oxford R6114 of
    3 FTS which ABS lists as being on the 3rd.

    regards

    DaveW

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Bewdley, UK
    Posts
    2,703
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Default

    Hi Henk,

    No fatalities or injuries incurred on the Beaufort. Pilot was Sgt D Brett, 742065.

    Regards
    Ross
    The Intellectual Property contained in this message has been assigned specifically to this web site.
    Copyright Ross McNeill 2015/2018 - All rights reserved.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •