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Alex Smart
31st January 2015, 21:26
Hello,

450322 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-03-1945

From Henk's List -

EGYPT
WATSON, William Leslie - Sgt (Pilot) - 1671737 - RAFVR - Moascar War Cemetery, Egypt.

UK
CHITTY, Francis Frederick William - Sqn/Ldr - 44688 - RAF - Chester (Blacon ) Cemetery, Cheshire.
CRADDUCK, Clifford William - Sgt - 744005 - RAFVR - Brighton (The Downs ) Cemetery, Sussex.
KING, William Wallace - F/S(Pilot) - 1456858 - RAFVR - Wallasey (Rake Llane ) Cemetery, Cheshire.

From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

AUSTRIA
CLARK, Frederick Edward - Sgt (A/G) - 1895781 - RAFVR - Klagenfurt War Cemetery, Austria. [ Liberator B.VI - KH209 - 178 Sqn ].

NETHERLANDS
SHALLESS, Arthur Eric - Cpl - 1346850 - RAFVR - Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

Alex

wwrsimon
31st January 2015, 23:54
SHALLESS, Arthur Eric 1346850 - 135 Wing, Killed on Active Service (Flight Magazine September 20th 1945)

Regards

Simon

malcolm_raf
1st February 2015, 09:53
Hi

EGYPT
WATSON, William Leslie - Sgt (Pilot) - 7 OTU?.

UK
CHITTY, Francis Frederick William - Sqn/Ldr - registered in Stockport.
CRADDUCK, Clifford William - Sgt - registered in Truro.
KING, William Wallace - F/S(Pilot) - possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufort IIA, ML564 of No 132 OTU, which rolled inverted and crashed on an overshoot at East Fortune.

AUSTRIA
CLARK, Frederick Edward - Sgt (A/G) - Liberator B.VI - KH209 - 178 Sqn plus: -
KEEBLE, WALTER JAMES (624636); age 24 RAF Sgt
BACON, ARTHUR CHARLES (1626252); age 20 RAFVR Sgt
CHITTICKS, DENNIS HAROLD ALBERT (1873487); age Unknown RAFVR Flt Sgt
DICKINSON, DONALD (1594151); age 19 RAFVR Sgt
FROWE, HAROLD JAMES (1588779); age 20 RAFVR Flt Sgt
GREER, ROBERT FRANCIS (131053); age Unknown RAFVR Flt Lt
NIMMO, NORMAN (1382176); age 36 RAFVR Sgt

Malcolm

Martyn A Critchlow
1st February 2015, 09:56
CHITTY, Francis Frederick William - Sqn/Ldr - 44688 - regd in Stockport.
Various newspaper articles indicate that he was found shot dead and his wife was charged, she was found not guilty.

Martyn

Martyn A Critchlow
2nd February 2015, 15:35
WATSON, William Leslie - Sgt (Pilot) - 1671737 - KOAS
CRADDUCK, Clifford William - Sgt - 744005 - DOAS
KING, William Wallace - F/S(Pilot) - 1456858 not found

Martyn

jonheyworth
10th August 2021, 13:25
William Leslie Watson 1671737 , attached to 71 OTU, was killed in a flying accident when Spitfire VC EF 750 , crashed 5 miles North of Deversoir airfield at 10:05 hours

jonheyworth
29th October 2021, 12:16
Bernard Ernest Higgins 1514867 , died in Heraklion from injuries sustained in an altercation. AHQ Greece ordered an investigation, but the outcome has not yet been discovered

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 00:26
Arthur Eric Shalless 1346850 , attached to 135 Wing bomb disposal flight , was killed when a German mine exploded in the ammunition dump at Gilze Rijn airfield

jonheyworth
26th January 2022, 16:49
Stephen Smiles 1670927 , was admitted seriously ill to SSQ at RAF Manston on 20 March, where he died of meningitis

jonheyworth
26th January 2023, 21:33
Raymond Savage 148361 , was admitted dangerously ill to Number 56 MFH on 21 March dying following cholecystectomy

jonheyworth
17th March 2023, 18:15
Clifford William Cradduck 744005 | attached to Number 120 Staging Post | was dangerously injured in a road accident on 19 March, dying in the Royal Cornwall infirmary, Truro, of a fracture to the base of the skull