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Alex Smart
16th December 2017, 18:40

460707 - Unaccounted Airmen - 07-07-1946

From Henk's List -

EAGLES, Albert Edward - Cpl - 1322287 - RAFVR
Bridgewater ( Quantock Road ) Cemetery, Somerset.
JOHNSTONE, John Thomas - AC1c - 1555684 - RAFVR
Lockerbie ( Dryfesdale ) Cemetery, Dumfriesshire.
McINNES, Alexander Graham - W/O - 1073261 - RAFVR
Stonehouse Cemetery, Lanarkshire.
PARKE, Matthew - W/O - 543666 - RAF - D.S.M.
Londonderry ( Or Derry ) City Cemetery, County Londonderry.

From CWGC & Geoff's Sites -



16th December 2017, 18:47

EAGLES, Albert Edward - Cpl - registered in Weston super Mere
JOHNSTONE, John Thomas - AC1 - not Eng/Wales?.
McINNES, Alexander Graham - W/O - registered in Nuneaton.
PARKE, Matthew - W/O - registered in Rugby.


17th December 2017, 10:56

A little more on the following:

EAGLES, Albert Edward - Cpl - 1322287 - the Taunton Courier and Western Advertiser of July 20th 1946 reported the following:

The funeral took place at Quantock Road Cemetery, on Thursday, of Corpl. Albert Edward Eagles, R.A.F, who died in the R.A.F. Locking Hospital,, Western-super-Mare, at the age of 25 years. Corpl. Eagles was the husband of Mrs. G. M. Eagles, of Elm Wood House, Hamp Green Rise.

JOHNSTONE, John Thomas - AC1c - 1555684 - the Stautotry Deaths Register on the Scotland's People website records that he died at 11.40 a.m. at 6 Ferguson Place, Lockerbie, due to Carcinoma.

McINNES, Alexander Graham - W/O - 1073261 and
PARKE, Matthew - W/O - 543666

The Rugby Advertiser of July 12th 1946 rported the following:

A road accident, involving the deaths of three young men, took place in the early hours of Sunday on the Lutterworth Road, near the Bramcote R.A.F. station, four miles from Nuneaton. The victims were: Petty Officer John Andrew Kinghorn (21), R.N., 128 Long Street, Atherstone; Warrant Officer Matthew Parke (28), R.A.F., Bramcote; and Warrant Officer Alex Grahame McInnes (24), R.A.F., Bramcote.

The Tamworth Herald of July 13th reported that Kinghorn had 'rather foolishly' offered a lift to the others on his motorcycle, and it had failed to take the bend at Bramcote, ending up in a ditch. It states that the two R.A.F. men had been prisoners of war for three years.

McInnes had been a P.o.W. at Stalag Lufts 1, 4 and 6, after having been shot down in Lancaster W1407 of 49 Sqn on November 2nd 1942:




4th August 2023, 14:50
Albert Edward Eagles 1322287 | a medically discharged Airman at the time of his death, had been admitted seriously ill to the Combined military hospital at Waltair on 13 October 1945. Dangerously ill on 9 November, he was transferred to Number 31 British general hospital at Poona on 12 November. He was evacuated to the U.K. and admitted to the Royal Southants hospital on 11 February 1946. He died of nephritis