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    Default Unaccounted airman - 5-7-1940

    What caused the death of LAC (Pilot) George G. MILNE - 968031 - killed on active service (Flight Global), buried Bath (St.Michael's) Cem., Somerset (UK5333).

    Aircraft losses for this day:
    Blenheim I - K7156 - 23 Sqn - abandoned Granby, Nottinghamshire
    Harvard I - N7129 - 15 FTS - crashed on approach Brize Norton
    Tiger Moth II - N9210 - 10 EFTS - spun into ground Manton Down, near Marlborough, Wiltshire.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
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    Hi Again
    Likely to be the Tiger Moth as there is a registration of the death of a George G Milne, age 20 at Marlborough, Wiltshire in the appropriate Qtr of 1940
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    Thanks Dick. Another black spot wiped out in my files.
    Regards,
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    What caused the death of LAC (Pilot) George G. MILNE - 968031 - killed on active service (Flight Global), buried Bath (St.Michael's) Cem., Somerset (UK5333).

    Confirmed as: Tiger Moth II - N9210 - 10 EFTS - spun into ground Manton Down, near Marlborough, Wiltshire.

    From 10 EFTS ORB: Yatesbury July 5th 1940 968031 LAC G Milne, pilot under training lost his life as a result of a flying accident

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    Default 400705 - Unaccounted Airmen - 05-07-1940

    Hello,

    400705 - Unaccounted Airmen - 05-07-1940

    From Henk's list -

    SOUTH AFRICA
    MOSS, Lewis Walter - Air Mechanic - 96353 - SAAF.
    Thaba Tshwane ( Old No.1) Military Cemetery, Gauteng, South Africa.
    Cause of death ?

    From CWGC -

    EGYPT
    TAYLOR, John Frederick - F/Sgt - 366465 - RAF.
    Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
    Blenheim I - L8529 - 113 Sqn.

    GERMANY
    HARGROVES, Joseph Henry - Wng/Cdr - 07128 - RAF.
    SMITH, Ewart William - Sgt - 366413 - RAF.
    These two airmen rest at Kiel War Cemetery, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
    They were crew of Blenheim IV - N6140 - 101 Sqn.

    ELLICOTT, Reginald John Spurway - Sgt - 552585 - RAF.
    RIMMER, George - Sgt - 580587 - RAF.
    STEWART, Alan - P/O - 41330 - RAF.
    These three airmen rest at Reichwald Forest War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
    They were crew of Blenheim IV - R3804 - 114 Sqn.

    UK
    FREEMAN, Harold Jack - AM1(E) - P/KX.90109 - HMS Daedalus - RN.
    Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (Or Burial Ground ) Ross and Cromarty, UK.
    Shark II - K8502 - 774 Sqn
    Aircraft accident, DoI received on 3/7/40.

    FIRMINGER, Brian - P/O - 42827 - RAF.
    Putney Vale Cemetery and Crematorium, London, UK.
    Hurricane I - P3703 - 238 Sqn.

    LIVERMORE, Robert Mark - Sgt - 550254 - RAF.
    Blenheim IV - N6140 - 101 Sqn.
    MILNE, Douglas Keith - P/O - 42628 - RAF.
    Spitfire Ia - P9449 - 64 Sqn.
    These two airmen are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, UK.

    MILNE, George Grant - Lac - 968031 - RAFVR.
    Yatesbury ( All Saints ) Churchyard, Wiltshire, UK.
    http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...93&p=3011#3011

    BURGER, Franz - GAF.
    MARCHLOW, Rudolf - GAF.
    MARTINEK, Franz - GAF.
    These three airmen rest at Hawkinge Cemetery, Kent, UK.

    Alex
    Last edited by Alex Smart; 11th September 2021 at 01:26.

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    Default Re: 400705 - Unaccounted Airmen - 05-07-1940

    Alex

    MILNE, Douglas Keith - P/O - 42628 - see: https://www.kenleyrevival.org/conten...as-keith-milne

    BURGER, Franz - GAF.
    MARCHLOW, Rudolf - GAF. [MARCHLOWITZ]
    MARTINEK, Franz - GAF.
    All killed in He-111H-3 V4+GS of 8/KG1:

    http://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads...2/#post-283251

    http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=18979

    Regards

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

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    Default Re: 400705 - Unaccounted Airmen - 05-07-1940

    Thank you Simon, I have edited the details of MILNE, Douglas Keith, P/O -42628.

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