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paulmcmillan
14th December 2022, 13:22
Jon has been making sterling efforts on the Accounted and Partially Unaccounted records but he has run into am impasse on a few for 1941 - So here is a consolidated list of all the UK unknowns hoping someone may be able to offer up some more info? - A Death Certificate may be the only way

Part A - Covers Qtr 1 of 1941 (Jan - Feb and Mar) and consists of 10 records - here are the known details


1) Cole 1259937. File missing
FRANK WALTER COLE
Aircraftman 2nd Class
Service Number: 1259937 -- Air 78 Confirms
Died 01 January 1941
34 years old
Death Certificated Needed ?
COLE, FRANK WALTER 34
GRO Reference: 1941 M Quarter in HEREFORD Volume 06A Page 1540

2) Coleman 955493. File missing
GEORGE WILLIAM THOMAS COLEMAN
Aircraftman 2nd Class
Service Number: 955493 -- Air 78 Confirms
Died 09 January 1941
Death Certificated Needed ?
COLEMAN, GEORGE 24
GRO Reference: 1941 M Quarter in CHIPPENHAM Volume 05A Page 166
Aged 24/25
COLEMAN George William Thomas of 11 Westleigh-Avenue Derby
died 9 January 1941 at Yatesbury Camp Wiltshire Administration Nottingham March to Irene Coleman widow.
Effects 520.


3) Hodgkinson 627220 file missing
ERNEST STANLEY HODGKINSON
Aircraftman 1st Class
Service Number: 627220 -- Air 78 Confirms
Died 21 January 1941
Death Certificated Needed ?
HODGKINSON, ERNEST STANLEY 19
GRO Reference: 1941 M Quarter in CHESTER Volume 08A Page 1018


4) Hammond 1200763. Died in ambulance . No cause listed
ALBERT STANLEY HAMMOND
Aircraftman 2nd Class
Service Number: 1200763 -- Air 78 Confirms
Died 29 January 1941
RAF Station Watton
Death Certificated Needed ?
HAMMOND, ALBERT STANLEY 33
GRO Reference: 1941 M Quarter in WAYLAND Volume 04B Page 600

5) Cassey 301755. No cause listed
TOM CASSEY -- Death Register has TONI
Warrant Officer
Service Number: 301755 -- Air 78 Confirms
Died 18 February 1941 Aged 52
Death Certificated Needed ?
CASSEY, TONI 53
GRO Reference: 1941 M Quarter in THORNE Volume 09C Page 1800
Name
Tom Cassey
Birth 1888 Salisbury, Wiltshire Unitary Authority, Wiltshire, England
Tom Cassey
Baptism 15 Oct 1888 Wiltshire, England

6) Allcorn 563098. No file found -- WRONG SERVICE NUMBER
ALAN JAMES ALLCORN
Sergeant
Service Number: 563048 -- Air 78 Confirms
Died 25 February 1941
Death Certificated Needed ?
ALLCORN, ALAN JAMES 28
GRO Reference: 1941 M Quarter in BROMLEY Volume 02A Page 1999
ALLCORN Alan James of Limehurst Hailsham-road Hurstmonceau
Sussex died 25 February 1941 at Orpington War Hospital
Orpington Kent Administration Llandudno 6 November to
Mildred Emily Jane Allcorn (wife of Arthur Alicorn).
Effects 432 4s. 9d.


7) Evans 1197659. No cause stated
RONALD ALFRED EVANS - Air 78 has Robert Alfred Evans
Aircraftman 2nd Class
Service Number: 1197659 -- Air 78 Confirms
Died 28 February 1941
Death Certificated Needed ?
EVANS, RONALD ALFRED 27
GRO Reference: 1941 M Quarter in NEWTON ABBOT Volume 05B Page 444
EVANS Ronald Alfred of Market-place South Normanton Derbyshire
died 28 February 1941 at Babbacombe Torquay Probate
Nottingham 13 January to Alfred John Evans postmaster and
Phyllis Mary Charlesworth spinster. Effects 599 10S. 8d.
Died at Sefton Hotel Torquay Serving in the RAF -> The Sefton Hotel - Babbacombe
-> https://www.babbacombelhs.org.uk/places-of-interest/babbacombe-downs/
The Sefton (now renamed the Babbacombe Hotel) for the airmen, machine guns were located on the roof.


8) Clements 84079. File missing
HENRY JOHN CLEMENTS
Pilot Officer
Service Number: 84079 -- LG Confirms
Died 01 March 1941 aged 59
Death Certificated Needed ?
CLEMENTS, HENRY JOHN 59
GRO Reference: 1941 M Quarter in CHIPPENHAM Volume 05A Page 187
CLEMENTS Henry John of Royal Air Force Station Kemble
Gloucestershire died 1 March 1941 on war service Administration
(with Will) Gloucester 11 August to Mary Ann Eliza Clements
widow. Effects 209.

9) Taylor 1104214. No cause stated
ALFRED TAYLOR
Aircraftman 1st Class
Service Number: 1104214 -- Air 78 Confirms
Died 08 March 1941 aged 27
Death Certificated Needed ?
TAYLOR, ALFRED 27
GRO Reference: 1941 M Quarter in ANDOVER Volume 02C Page 683

10) Collins 932289. File missing
LESLIE COLLINS
Aircraftman 1st Class
Service Number: 932289 -- Air 78 Confirms
Died 22 March 1941
Death Certificated Needed ?
COLLINS, LESLIE 36
GRO Reference: 1941 M Quarter in CHICHESTER Volume 02B Page 1190
Possible: COLLINS Leslie of 46 Micklefield-road High Wycombe Buckinghamshire died 22 May (sic)
1941 on war service Administration
Oxford 20 September to Annie Burrow (wife of Fred Burrow).
This is his sister and brother in law
Burrow Fred Collins Wycombe 3a 2689 Scan available - click to view
Collins Annie Burrow Wycombe 3a 2689 Scan available - click to view
Effects 327 10S.
Name: Leslie Collins
Rank: Ac1
Death Date: 22 Mar 1941
Military Base: Tangmere, Sussex
Service Number: 932289
Command: Fighter Cmnd
Residence Place: Oxted, Surrey
Burial Place: Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery, Surrey
This is his birth I am sure
Births Sep 1907 (>99%)
Collins Leslie Wycombe 3a 960 Scan available - click to view