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    Default 401212 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-12-1940

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    401212 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-12-1940

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    DALTON, Frank Roy - AC2c - 937424 - RAFVR.
    FORBES, James George - AC2c - 1109587 - RAFVR.
    McDONALD, William Cross and- AC2c - 1070559 - RAFVR.
    These three airmen were killed during an Air Raid on Sheffield when the Marples Hotel collapsed. A fourth airman died on the 13th.

    HILL, James - Air Fitter - S/FX.458 - HMS Formidable - 829 Sqdn FAA, RN.
    Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, Orkney.
    Died of injuries at sea.

    From CWGC -

    CANADA
    HOPTON, Clayton Peder - Lac - R/57934 - RCAF.
    Cabri Cemetery, Saskatchewan, Canada.
    Nomad - 3503 - RCAF

    EGYPT
    FRY, Vincent Dennis - P/O-43055 - RAF.
    LIGGINS, Tom Osborn - Sgt - 630475 - RAF.
    TRAILL-SMITH, Patrick Cullimore - P/O - 42451 - RAF.
    These three airmen are commemorated on the Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
    Blenheim I - L8465 - 45 Sqdn .

    ETHIOPIA
    WITTY, Basil Baxter - P/O - 44069 - RAF.
    Addis Ababa War Cemetery, Ethiopia.
    Wellesley - K8521 - 47 Sqdn.

    GERMANY
    ASH, Ronald George - P/O - 43278 - RAF.
    Rheinberg War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
    Hampden I - X3117 - 50 Sqdn.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    MOORE, James Daniel (Ireish) - Ldg Air Mechanic - 47821 - SAAF.
    Port Elizabeth (South End) Cemetery, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    Died at Johannesburg Milner Park Military Camp.

    UK
    CLATWORTHY, Edward Robert John - Lac - 923468 - RAFVR.
    Old Cleeve(St.Andrew) Churchyard, Somerset.
    Master - T8326 - 5SFTS.

    COLLINS, Gilbert Alan - Sgt - 742684 - RAFVR.
    West End Burial Ground, Hampshire.
    Hurricane I - P2548 - 55 OTU.

    BALDRY, Kenneth Aldred - Sgt - 741301 - RAFVR.
    Burnham-on-Sea, Cemetery, Somerset.
    MACKENZIE, Roderick George Lyall - Lac - 1104259 - RAFVR.
    Ullapool Parish Churchyard, Ross and Cromarty.
    These two airmen were crew of Hind - K5422 - 10 EFTS

    MARSTON, Kenneth John - P/O - 83715 - RAFVR.
    Stivichall ( St.James) Churchyard, Warwickshire.
    Hurricane I - P3870 - 56 Sqdn.

    PHILLIPS, Stanley Richard - Lac - 1161590 - RAFVR.
    Stratford-upon-Avon Cemetery, Warwickshire.
    Audax I - K7445 - 9 SFTS.

    BRITTON, Alan Walter Naylor - F/O - 72033 - RAFVR.
    Whirlwind I - P6980 - 263 Sqdn.

    FRANKLIN, William Henry - P/O - 44753 - RAF.
    Spitfire Ia - R6982 - 65 Sqdn.

    HINE, Merrik Hubert Eric - Sgt - 745148 - RAFVR.
    Spitfire Ia - R6978 - 65 Sqdn.

    HARTLAND, Geoffrey William - Sgt - 745206 - RAFVR.
    MORTON, Frederick Charles - Sgt - 751980 - RAFVR.
    RALLS, Harry Leonard - Sgt - 564383 - RAF.
    SCOTT, Laurence William - Sgt - 754733 - RAFVR.
    SWAIN, Jack - Sgt - 653807 - RAF.
    WINTERBOTTOM, Robert - Sgt - 651791 - RAF.
    These six airmen were crew of Wellington Ic - T2466 - 115 Sqdn.

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

    HAMILTON, Edward Marlow - S/Lt(A) - HMS Daedalus - RNVR.
    LOFTS, Peter Newton - Midshipman(A) - HMS Daedalus - RNVR.
    These two Naval Airmen rest at Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery, Finisterre, France.
    They were crew of Swordfish - L2748 - 812 Sqdn FAA,RN.

    CLARK, Leslie Oswald - LA - FX.76303 - HMS Ark Royal - RN.
    Lee-On-Solent Memorial, Hampshire.
    Swordfish - P4253 - 818 Sqdn FAA,RN.

    Alex

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    Default Re: 401212 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-12-1940

    Hello,

    GERMANY.

    ASH, Ronald George - P/O - 43278 - RAF.

    P/O (Pilot) Ronald George ASH RAF, was an Australian, from Brisbane, Queensland.

    Col.

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    Default Re: 401212 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-12-1940

    Thanks Col, I missed that :(

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    Default Re: 401212 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-12-1940

    Hello

    HILL, James - Air Fitter - S/FX.458 - HMS Formidable - ADM 104 records that he suffered a fractured skull after being struck by an airscrew during flying operation.

    Regards

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    Researching R.A.F. personnel from the North East of England

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    Default Re: 401212 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-12-1940

    Quote Originally Posted by Alex Smart View Post
    BALDRY, Kenneth Aldred - Sgt - 741301 - RAFVR.
    Burnham-on-Sea, Cemetery, Somerset.
    MACKENZIE, Roderick George Lyall - Lac - 1104259 - RAFVR.
    Ullapool Parish Churchyard, Ross and Cromarty.
    These two airmen were crew of Hind - K5422 - 10 EFTS
    Alex,
    As stated in AIR81/4543, this was a Tiger Moth. Correct serial was T5422.
    Andy

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    Default Re: 401212 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-12-1940

    Quote Originally Posted by Alex Smart View Post
    MARSTON, Kenneth John - P/O - 83715 - RAFVR.
    Stivichall ( St.James) Churchyard, Warwickshire.
    Hurricane I - P3870 - 56 Sqdn.
    Marston was flying V7510. P3870 was the other aircraft involved, which landed safely. It was later converted to Sea Hurricane Ib, and lost in Apr 42.

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    Default Re: 401212 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-12-1940

    Thanks Andy, I should have checked my "KFile" book.

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