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Alex Smart
14th March 2015, 19:46
Hello,

450508 - Unaccounted Airmen - 08-05-1945

From Henk's List -

BANGLADESH
REID, John T homas- LAC - 1385135 - RAFVR - Maynamati War Cemetery, Bangladesh.

BELGIUM
GOBY, Sydney - LAC - 1353369 - RAFVR - Brussels Town Cemetery, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium.

EGYPT
GRIFFEY, Frederick Ambrose - AC2c - 1421494 - RAFVR - Moascar War Cemetery, Egypt.


ISRAEL
PEARSON, Andrew - W/O - 1345037 - RAFVR - Ramleh war Cemetery, Israel & Palestine.

UK
BARKWAY, John Rutherford - Cpl - 631072 - RAF - Kentmere ( St. Cuthbert ) Churchyard, Westmorland.
IRESON, Jack - LAC - 1542493 - RAFVR - Huddersfield (Edgerton) Cemetery, Yorkshire.
STOTT, William Leslie - Sgt - 508080 - RAF - Chester (Overleigh) Cemetery, Cheshire.

From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

EGYPT
BELL, David Marshall - LAC - 1551358 - RAFVR - Alamein Memorial, Egypt.

INDIA
PRENTICE, Thomas Russell - AC1c - 1820321 - RAFVR - Madras War Cemetery, Chennai, India.

NETHERLANDS
HOWLAND, Douglas Haigh - Sgt - 528418 - RAF - Tilburg (Gilzerbaan) General Cemetery, Noord-brabant, Netherlands.

SINGAPORE
BOAGS, George - LAC - 1557346 - RAFVR - Singapore Memorial, Singapore. [ Not found in "Unsung Heroes"].

UK
MOOR, Peter - LAC - 1318107 - RAFVR - Fareham (St. John's Sarisbury) Cemetery, Hampshire.

Alex

malcolm_raf
15th March 2015, 09:55
Hi

BANGLADESH
REID, John T homas- LAC - 5926 MSU.

BELGIUM
GOBY, Sydney - LAC - 72 Wing.

EGYPT
GRIFFEY, Frederick Ambrose - AC2 - RAF Ballah.


ISRAEL
PEARSON, Andrew - W/O - RAF Aqir.

EGYPT
BELL, David Marshall - LAC - Dar-es-Salaam.

INDIA
PRENTICE, Thomas Russell - AC1 - Vizagapatam.

NETHERLANDS
HOWLAND, Douglas Haigh - Sgt - probably killed in a traffic accident when the military vehicle in which he was travelling hit a tree in Berkel-Enschot.

SINGAPORE
BOAGS, George - LAC - 7042 SE.

UK
BARKWAY, John Rutherford - Cpl - registered in Manchester.
IRESON, Jack - LAC - registered in Abingdon.
STOTT, William Leslie - Sgt - registered in Swindon.
MOOR, Peter - LAC - He died from injuries sustained when Lancaster III, PB463 EA-Y of No 49 Sqn, crashed at Fulbeck on 22 Apr 1945 after failing to pill out of a dive over the airfield prior to setting course for Syerston. It crashed into buildings near the MT section and a parade comprising personnel of No 5015 (Airfield Construction) Sqn.

Malcolm

Martyn A Critchlow
15th March 2015, 14:18
GOBY, Sydney - DOAS
GRIFFEY, Frederick Ambrose - DOAS
PEARSON, Andrew DOAS
IRESON, Jack - DOAS
STOTT, William Leslie - DOAS
HOWLAND, Douglas Haigh - DOAS
BOAGS, George - DOAS

Others not located.

Martyn

jonheyworth
26th January 2021, 18:08
David Marshall Bell 1551358 was lost overboard from a troop ship off Dar Es Salaam , date of death was presumed as 8th May

jonheyworth
18th June 2021, 20:49
David Marshall Bell 1551358, fell off a tender into Dar Es Salaam whilst disembarking at 19:30 Hours

jonheyworth
16th September 2021, 21:24
Jassim Muhammad 8820 , attached to Number 6 Company died of an acute gangrenous appendix and peritonitis dying at 12:30 hours when his lungs congested. It was found he had complained of pains and problems for some time but had not presented himself for treatment

jonheyworth
23rd November 2021, 11:04
Sydney Goby 1353369 , attached to Number 72 Wing , was admitted seriously ill to Number 8 General hospital on 5 May where he died of a bleeding peptic ulcer

jonheyworth
5th March 2022, 19:36
Frederick Ambrose Griffey 1421494 , attached to RAF Ballah , was to Number 1 General hospital on 5 May with intermittent epigastric pain and dizziness. He deteriorated after admission and by 6 May was semiconcious despite treatment including extensive transfusions, mand he died at 19:15 Hours of a chronic duodenal ulcer with heamorhage, toxic hepatitis and hypostatic pneumonia

malcolm_raf
29th April 2022, 16:10
Hi

08-May 1945 - Sgt HOWLAND, DOUGLAS HAIGH (528418); age 27 RAF - He was serving with No 6488 SE and was killed when he was knocked down by a Dutch Army lorry at Tilburg.

Malcolm

jonheyworth
14th July 2022, 12:15
Ivan Sydney ( SIDNEY in his records) Cooper 1898221, attached to Number 3 Wing at RAF Madley , died in RAF Hospital Hereford, of a laryngeal obstruction due to a pharyngeal abscess.

He did NOT die in Anson EG704 as stated in this database, although the other Airmen currently associated with EG704, DID lose their lives in it

jonheyworth
14th March 2023, 19:22
John Rutherford Barkway 631072 | was discharged from the RAF in 6 April but died in Manchester Royal Infirmary following an operation for osteohondroma

jonheyworth
30th June 2023, 10:46
Jack Ireson 1542493 | Attached to 10 OTU | died at RAF Abingdon at approximately 23:00 Hours of heart disease, his body being taken to SSQ