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    Looking for GRO-listings of airmen buried in the Heliopolis War Cem., Egypt., all died on active service:

    21-10-41 - AC2 George J. LEECH - 575553 - age 19.
    04-11-41 - F/Lt Richard WILLIAMSON - MBE - 72145.
    08-11-41 - LAC Mordechai BERGMANN - 775751 - age 27 - from Israel.
    29-01-42 - F/Lt Ronald G. ASHTON - 72471 - age 41.
    04-02-42 - LAC Henry W.S. COX - 645795.
    18-03-42 - AC1 Clifford WILLIAMS - 642623 - age 21.
    27-03-42 - LAC Vivian J. WILLIAMS - 930087.
    12-04-42 - AC1 Jack KEYES - 1258340 - age 21.
    03-06-42 - LAC Timothy (Tim) F. COBB - 902815 - age 22.
    09-06-42 - AC1 Harry CHAMBERS - 1530755 - 2 Photographic Sqn ? (request confirmation).
    07-07-42 - AC1 Sidney A. PILBROW - 627830 - age 26.
    24-07-42 - Cpl Leslie B. GOLDWIN - 915860 - age 25.
    25-07-42 - AC2 Arthur RHODES - 1127964 - age 20.
    01-08-42 - AC2 Danis BACKHOUSE - 1227331 - age 32.
    09-09-42 - AC2 Victor N. PULLING - 1440440 - age 20.
    17-09-42 - LAC Dennis H.G. DUMONT - 1153017 - age 26.
    18-09-42 - LAC Patrick H. THORPE - 552470 - age 20.
    03-10-42 - AC2 James N. WILLISMASON - 1504974 - age 22.
    24-10-42 - F/O William G. BRADSHAW - 83856.
    19-11-42 - AC1 Walter C. HOLMES - 1432586 - age 37.
    27-11-42 - AC2 I. Mordyk GELERNTER - 774837 - from Israel.
    27-12-42 - Sgt John F. LOMAX - 1119764.
    04-01-43 - AC2 James ROSS - 1127449 - age 21.
    16-01-43 - LAC Claude BROOK - 1118461 - age 31.
    21-01-43 - LAC Heinz M. CASPARIUS - 774127 - age 36 - from Israel.
    21-01-43 - LAC George P. GRIERSON - 1105421 - age 23.
    21-01-43 - F/O Leslie A.F. NEWMAN - 48142.
    26-01-43 - LAC John W. BUCKLEY - 1037039 - age 37.
    05-02-43 - LAC Alfred E. SHIRES - 1059955 (CWGC: 42 Sqn doubtful as this unit was based Yelehanka, India).
    13-02-43 - Cpl Robert BEVERLEY - 999980 - age 21.
    05-03-43 - AC1 Charles McK. REID - 1558533 - age 20.
    04-04-43 - Cpl William A. BIRCH - 1046274 - age 38.
    26-04-43 - LAC Ronald WEBBER - 940092 - age 23.
    02-05-43 - LAC Allan V. CROUCH - 1218234 - AGE 29.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    Hi Henk

    21-10-41 - AC2 George J. LEECH - not listed in GRO.
    04-11-41 - F/Lt Richard WILLIAMSON - 33 ASP
    08-11-41 - LAC Mordechai BERGMANN - 103 MU.
    29-01-42 - F/Lt Ronald G. ASHTON - 108 Sqn
    04-02-42 - LAC Henry W.S. COX - 101 MU.
    18-03-42 - AC1 Clifford WILLIAMS - 2 PRU.
    27-03-42 - LAC Vivian J. WILLIAMS - AHQ Egypt.
    12-04-42 - AC1 Jack KEYES - AHQ Egypt.
    03-06-42 - LAC Timothy (Tim) F. COBB - 2 Arm Car Comp.
    09-06-42 - AC1 Harry CHAMBERS - 1530755 - 2 PRU.
    07-07-42 - AC1 Sidney A. PILBROW - 108 MU.
    24-07-42 - Cpl Leslie B. GOLDWIN - Rear AHQ Unit.
    25-07-42 - AC2 Arthur RHODES - RAF Heliopolis.
    01-08-42 - AC2 Danis BACKHOUSE - 53 R & SU.
    09-09-42 - AC2 Victor N. PULLING - 2 PRU.
    17-09-42 - LAC Dennis H.G. DUMONT - 33 Wireless Unit.
    18-09-42 - LAC Patrick H. THORPE - 276 Sqn.
    03-10-42 - AC2 James N. WILLIAMSON - RAF Heliopolis.
    24-10-42 - F/O William G. BRADSHAW - 111 MU.
    19-11-42 - AC1 Walter C. HOLMES - 236 Wing.
    27-11-42 - AC2 I. Mordyk GELERNTER - 108 MU.
    27-12-42 - Sgt John F. LOMAX - 22 PTC.
    04-01-43 - AC2 James ROSS - SHOWN 51 (W) but could be 51 WU.
    16-01-43 - LAC Claude BROOK - 5 Supply and Transport Column.
    21-01-43 - LAC Heinz M. CASPARIUS - RAF Heliopolis.
    21-01-43 - LAC George P. GRIERSON - 5051 ACS.
    21-01-43 - F/O Leslie A.F. NEWMAN - HQ ME Telecom Centre.
    26-01-43 - LAC John W. BUCKLEY - 111 MU.
    05-02-43 - LAC Alfred E. SHIRES - 42 Air School
    13-02-43 - Cpl Robert BEVERLEY - HQ ME.
    05-03-43 - AC1 Charles McK. REID - 2 Air Delivery Unit.
    04-04-43 - Cpl William A. BIRCH - AMES RS.
    26-04-43 - LAC Ronald WEBBER - AHQ Eastern Med.
    02-05-43 - LAC Allan V. CROUCH - RAF Helwan.

    Malcolm

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    Thanks Malcolm. Also looking for GRO-listing of following airmen, buried in the Heliopolis War Cem., and whose names I couldn't find in Flight Global:

    15-03-42 - Sgt William H.A. DREWCOCK - 551711.
    18-05-42 - P/O Michael A.R. DAWSON - 68858.
    04-06-42 - Sgt (Pilot) Albert H. DINGLEY - 1166735.
    16-06-42 - AC1 Ronald E.R. DABBS - 1534751 - age 21.
    11-07-42 - Thomas FIELDHOUSE - 591216.
    30-07-42 - LAC Victor J. JEFFERY - 1256030.
    30-07-42 - LAC Marcel MERMELSTEIN - 775079 - from Israel.
    30-07-42 - Cpl Ralph C. MORRIS - 530795 - age 30.
    17-11-42 - AC1 Donald R.H. GUEST - 339610.
    17-11-42 - W/O Robert THOMPSON - 362188.
    04-02-43 - F/Lt Horace B. WEBSTER - RAFO - age 46.
    06-03-43 - LAC Robert T. GRAHAM - 1519363.
    05-05-43 - LAC Charles H. FISH - 1358355 - age 22.

    Forgot one who died on active service:
    27-03-42 - Cpl Walter H. GILBERT - 522881.

    Again thanks in advance for your help.
    Regards,
    Henk.

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    15-03-42 - Sgt William H.A. DREWCOCK - 551711. ---> 262 AMES
    18-05-42 - P/O Michael A.R. DAWSON - 68858. ---> AMU
    04-06-42 - Sgt (Pilot) Albert H. DINGLEY - 1166735. ---> 107 MU
    16-06-42 - AC1 Ronald E.R. DABBS - 1534751 - age 21. ---> Base Accts.
    11-07-42 - Thomas FIELDHOUSE - 591216. ----> Base Accts. ME
    30-07-42 - LAC Victor J. JEFFERY - 1256030. ----> Heliopolis
    30-07-42 - LAC Marcel MERMELSTEIN - 775079 - from Israel. ----> Heliopolis
    30-07-42 - Cpl Ralph C. MORRIS - 530795 - age 30. ----> Heliopolis
    17-11-42 - AC1 Donald R.H. GUEST - 339610. ---> 74 OTU
    17-11-42 - W/O Robert THOMPSON - 362188. ---> 111 MU
    04-02-43 - F/Lt Horace B. WEBSTER - RAFO - age 46. ----> Not listed
    06-03-43 - LAC Robert T. GRAHAM - 1519363. --->Provost HQ RAF
    05-05-43 - LAC Charles H. FISH - 1358355 - age 22. ----> 5 METS

    Forgot one who died on active service:
    27-03-42 - Cpl Walter H. GILBERT - 522881. ----> 71 OTU
    Dennis Burke
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    There is a Sgt A H Dingley KOAS in oct 29th Fligth magazine. Scanned as Sgt. A. H. Dinglev

    No sign of the others with out a manual search.
    Dennis Burke
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    Thanks Dennis. What stands for "Accts" (Accounts ?).
    Regards,
    Henk.

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    Some more requests for GRO-listing of airmen buried in the Egyptian Heliopolis War Cem.

    A - Not found in Flight Global:
    30-07-42 - Cpl Ernest L. COVERDALE - 1006374 - age 22.
    24-08-42 - LAC Walter E. DODDS - 942571 - age 27 (Flight Global has a W."G". DODDS as DOAS in CC.221, Flight 15-4-1943 p.405).

    B - Died of wounds or injuries received on active service:
    21-05-42 - LAC James BULLOCK - 701670 - age 23.
    08-07-42 - F/O (Pilot) Samuel H. MILLER - 81016 (from S.Rhodesia).
    04-08-42 - Sgt (Ag) Victor L. WILES - 939729 (CWGC has him as 10 Sqn, however doubtful as this unit was based at Leeming, Yorkshire).
    28-09-42 - W/O (Pilot) Laurence J. WARE - DFM - 1165253.

    C - Killed on active service:
    21-05-42 - LAC Fred ELLIS - 935016 - age 22.
    21-05-42 - LAC George W. GODFREY - 1109641 - age 29.
    21-05-42 - P/O (Pilot) Richard H. MAUNDER - 48170.
    27-08-42 - P/O (Pilot) Nigel Hall MOXEY - 119285 (his father S/Ldr Eric Lawrence MOXEY was killed exactly same date but two years earlier when he was working on an unexploded bomb at Biggin Hill).

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    Hi Henk

    30-07-42 - Cpl Ernest L. COVERDALE - 51 R & RP
    24-08-42 - LAC Walter E. DODDS - 942571 - 106 MU
    21-05-42 - LAC James BULLOCK - 108 MU
    08-07-42 - F/O (Pilot) Samuel H. MILLER - WD Comm Sqn
    04-08-42 - Sgt (Ag) Victor L. WILES - 10/227 Sqn (this was a detachment sent to the ME)
    28-09-42 - W/O (Pilot) Laurence J. WARE - 108 MU
    21-05-42 - LAC Fred ELLIS - 108 MU
    21-05-42 - LAC George W. GODFREY - 108 Sqn
    21-05-42 - P/O (Pilot) Richard H. MAUNDER - not listed
    27-08-42 - P/O (Pilot) Nigel Hall MOXEY - 239 Wing

    Malcolm

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    Thanks Malcolm, some info may be useful for further research.
    Regards,
    Henk.

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    Looking for GRO-listing of following airmen buried in the Maynamati War Cem., Bangladesh.

    13-09-42 - F/Sgt (Obs) Lawrence C. TATTON - 960120 - not found in Flight Global - 213 Sqn (Sqn.numbering doubtful as 213 Sqn was a fighter sqn and trade of airman 'obs').
    24-10-42 - AC1 Montague LAMBERT - 1226411 - age 34 - DOAS.
    10-02-43 - LAC George ARMSTRONG - 976689 - age 30 - not found in Flight Global.
    28-02-43 - LAC John MORRISON - 1369373 - age 22 - DOAS.
    16-03-43 - AC1 Charles E. CHAMBERS - 1238149 - DOAS.
    30-03-43 - AC1 Joseph F. PARKIN - 1083690 - age 22 - DOAS.
    02-04-43 - AC1 Thomas H. LOCKLEY - 1537396 - DOAS.
    02-03-43 - Cpl Ronald ('Ron') SMITH - 63527- DOAS.
    04-11-43 - F/Lt (Obs) Thomas F.C. HICKIE - 123934 - DOWOIROAS - 17 Sqn (Sqn.numbering doubtful as 17 Sqn was a fighter sqn and trade of airman 'obs' - CWGC mentions "TFC").

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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