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Alex Smart
15th February 2015, 01:46
Hello,

450408 - Unaccounted Airmen - 08-04-1945

From Henk's List -
UK
CLARK, Gerald Arthur - F/L(Pilot) - 160772 - RAFVR - Sheffield Crematorium, Yorkshire - [ Wellington X - LN585 - BCIS ].
DRONGESON, Robert Sydney - F/S(Flt/Engr) - 1833280 - RAFVR - South Shields (Harton) Cemetery, Durham.
HARDY, Stephen - Air/Commodore - C.B.E - RAF - Bristol (Canford ) Cemetery, Gloucestershire.
SCOTT, John Herbert - LAC - 1666918 - RAFVR - Birmingham (Quinton) Cemetery, Warley, Worcestershire.

From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

INDIA
BUCHANAN, Stuart - P/O (Nav) - 199905 - RAFVR - Kirkee War Cemetery, India.
ROOMS, frederick Walter - F/S - 266126 - RAF - Kirkee War Cemetery, India.

UK
COOK, Norman Edward - F/O (Pilot) - 176417 - RAFVR - Oxford (Botley) Cemetery, Oxfordshire - [ Lancaster III - ND647 - 1653 HCU ].
GORE, Gerald - Sgt - 1851679 - RAFVR - Hartley Wintney (St. Mary ) Old Churchyard, Hampshire - [ Lancaster III - ND647 - 1653 HCU ].
GRIGGS, Bertram Frederick - F/S (WoP-A/G) - 1293225 - RAFVR - Plymouth (Weston Mill 0ld Cemetery, Devon - [ Wellington X - LN585 - BCIS ].
NEALE, Thomas - F/O (Air Bomber) - 165147 - RAFVR - Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery, Warwickshire - [ Lancaster III - ND647 - 1653 HCU ].
STANLEY, James Frederick John - Sgt (A/G) - 1866386 - RAFVR - Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery, London - [ Lancaster III - ND647 - 1653].
WINGROVE, Ralph Charles - W/O (Wireless Operator[Air]) - 545011 - RAF - Oxford (Botley) Cemetery, Oxfordshire - [ Lancaster III - ND647 - 1653 HCU ].
WINTERBOTTOM, Jack - Sgt (Pilot) - 646531 - RAF - Oswestry General Cemetery, Shropshire - [ Lancaster III - ND647 - 1653 HCU ].

Alex

malcolm_raf
15th February 2015, 10:27
Hi

INDIA
BUCHANAN, Stuart - P/O (Nav) - Cummings has him being killed on 10 Jul 1945 whilst flying in Mosquito VI, RF651 of No 10 FU, which hit the tops of trees and broke up whilst searching for two missing aircraft at low level.
ROOMS, frederick Walter - F/S - listed as 3 (Indian) Group HQ but this didn't exist at the time.

UK
CLARK, Gerald Arthur - F/L(Pilot) - Wellington X - LN585 - BCIS ].
DRONGESON, Robert Sydney - F/S(Flt/Engr) - registered in Ruthin.
HARDY, Stephen - Air/Commodore - He was the Commandant of No 1 Officers' Advanced Training School and died in Rauceby Hospital from natural causes.
SCOTT, John Herbert - LAC - registered in Brixworth.
COOK, Norman Edward - F/O (Pilot) - Lancaster III - ND647 - 1653 HCU ].
GORE, Gerald - Sgt - Lancaster III - ND647 - 1653 HCU ].
GRIGGS, Bertram Frederick - F/S (WoP-A/G) - Wellington X - LN585 - BCIS ].
NEALE, Thomas - F/O (Air Bomber) - Lancaster III - ND647 - 1653 HCU ].
STANLEY, James Frederick John - Sgt (A/G) - Lancaster III - ND647 - 1653].
WINGROVE, Ralph Charles - W/O (Wireless Operator[Air]) - Lancaster III - ND647 - 1653 HCU ].
WINTERBOTTOM, Jack - Sgt (Pilot) - Lancaster III - ND647 - 1653 HCU ].

Malcolm

wwrsimon
15th February 2015, 10:40
DRONGESON, Robert Sydney - 1833280 - death registered Ruthin, Denbighshire. His death is listed in the National Probate Calendar as 'on war service.'

He had previously evaded capture and returned to the UK, along with the rest of his crew, after Lancaster JB649 AS-Z of 166 Sqn was shot down near the village of Lainsecq, France on July 25/26 1944.

Regards

Simon

jonheyworth
15th October 2021, 18:58
Robert Sydney Drongeson 1833280 , attached to Number 1 PHU, died on his discharge leave of pulmonary tuberculosis

jonheyworth
14th August 2022, 00:56
John Herbert Scott 166918 , attached to 85 OTU , collapsed and died after playing hockey at RAF Husband's Bosworth, being dead on admission to SSQ

jonheyworth
11th October 2022, 17:16
Frederick Walter Rooms 266126, attached to RAF Poona, died of chronic bronchitis and pulmonary oedema.


He did not die of malaria as stated in this database