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Flight Sergeant John Francis Colthup WHITTLE (1394221) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Death of Death 1946-01-19 Age : 21 years.
Served in 22 SFTS
Burial/Commemoration Details : Grave 102. at St. Mary Cray Cemetery, United Kingdom (Map)
More Details: SON OF WILLIAM JOHN AND CATHERINE CHRYSTAL WHITTLE, OF ST. MARY CRAY, ORPINGTON.
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|460119 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-01-1946||Hello, 460119 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-01-1946 From Henk's List - CANADA DUCKLOW, Vernon Rupert - Sgt - R/122084 - RCAF - Vancouver ( Mountain View ) Cemetery, British Columbia, Canada. LEVY, Daniel - LAC - R/262137 - RCAF - Toronto ( Amalgamated Dawes Road) Cemetery, Ontario, Canada. NORRIS, James Leonard - F/O - J.94193 - RCAF - Chilliwack ( Royal Canadian Legion ) Cemetery, British Columbia, Canada. WATT, Robert Huycke - F/O(Pilot) - J.18309 - RCAF - D.F.C - Winnipeg ( Ellwood ) Cemetery, Manitoba, Canada. WOOD, William Joseph - F/Lt - J.85075 - RCAF - D.F.C - Winnipeg ( St. James ) Cemetery, Manitoba, Canada - [ Name spelt as WOODS on the memorial plaque at the crash site ? Also if I have it right he received his DFC while with 102 Sqdn in September 1944 ? ]. The five airmen listed above were in Dakota III - FL636( 42-92280 ) - [ 6 OTU(ex 32 OTU) ?] - RCAF. EGYPT ERASMUS, J. L. A - Air Mechanic - 336288V - SAAF - Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt. FOUNTAIN, Louis Stanley - LAC - 1499428 - RAFVR - Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt. UK GRUNDY, Ronald John - LAC - 130816 - RAFVR - Allestree ( St. Edmund ) Churchyard, Derbyshire. JONES, Vernon Lloyd - AC2c - 3026577 - RAFVR - Bedwas Hephzibah Baptist Chapelyard, Monmouthshire. MARTIN John - LAC - 992639 - RAFVR - Kilmarnock Cemetery, Ayrshire. WHITTLE, John Francis Colthup - F/Sgt(A/G) - 1394221 - RAFVR - St. Mary Cray Cemetery, Kent. From CWGC & Geoff's Sites - CANADA LOWE, Richard Brockwell - LAC - R/254807 - RCAF - Ottawa ( Pinecrest ) Cemetery, Ontario, Canada. SEALEY, William James - F/Lt - J.29860 - RCAF - Vancouver ( Mountain View ) Cemetery, British Columbia, Canada. The two airmen listed above were also in Dakota - FL636 - RCAF. UK WATTLEWORTH, Philip Hunter - F/O( Flg/Instr) - 187290 - RAFVR - Pyrford ( St. Nicholas ) Churchyard, Surrey - [ Harvard III - FX228 - 19 FTS - 18-01-1946 ]. Alex ....Read More.||Alex Smart on 4th February 2017 07:17:01|
|460119 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-01-1946||Alex/Malcolm UK GRUNDY, Ronald John - LAC - 130816 - the National Probate Calendar has the following: [I]GRUNDY, John Ronald, of 34 Cornhill, Allestree, Derbyshire, died 19 January 1946 on war service. [/I]John R. Grundy is on FreeBMD, his death being registered at Derby. MARTIN John - LAC - 992639 - he is on the Scotland's People Statutory Deaths Register, but the scan is pretty unintelligible! I can make out he died at The Infirmary, Kilmarnock, but that's about it. WHITTLE, John Francis Colthup - F/Sgt(A/G) - 1394221 - the National Probate Calendar states that he died at Charing Cross Hospital, London. WATTLEWORTH, Philip Hunter - F/O (Flg/Instr) - 187290 - the National Probate Calendar states that he died at R.A.F. Hospital, South Rauceby, Lincolnshire Regards Simon ....Read More.||wwrsimon on 5th February 2017 12:47:12|
|460119 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-01-1946||John Colthup ( COLTHRUP in his records ) Whittle 1394221 | Attached to 22 SFTS | was dangerously injured when he fell between the train and the platform at Charing Cross station at 22:15 Hours on 18 January . Admitted to Charing Cross hospital, he died of his injuries at 02:07 Hours Whittle is a CLASSIC example of why mere " died at X hospital " devalues this database in my opinion. Whittle is already " accounted " on the database, and whilst useful as the hospital location of death is, it is simply not an accounting in my mind, as they could have died of a multitude of causes, whereas the current implication is a natural death ....Read More.||jonheyworth on 1st July 2023 11:23:13|