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    Default 431102 - Unaccounted Airmen - 2-11-1943

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    431102 - Unaccounted Airmen - 2-11-1943

    From Henk's list -

    UK
    CROCKFORD, Charles Edward - LAC - 1254522 - RAFVR - Oxford (Botley ), Oxfordshire.
    MacKENZIE, Ian - AFC - F/O - 50965 - RAF - Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Angus.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    INDIA
    YOUNG, Robert Fraser - Sgt - 770085 - RAFVR - Madras, Chennai, India.

    UK
    BACON, Peter Phillip - Sgt - 1216706 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    BARRACLOUGH, Cyril - Sgt - 1029627 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    GEORGE, Kenneth - F/O (Flying Instr ) - MiD - 47664 - RAF - Camelon, Stirlingshire.
    HIPWELL, Kenneth - F/O - 127286 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    MALE, James - Sgt - 970123 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    POOTS, Charles Edward - Sgt - 1392444 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    SCARMAN, Harold Edwin - Sgt - 576483 - RAF - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    UPTON, Albert - Sgt - 1456621 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    SMITH, Edgar Drew Harrey - LAC -(U/T) - 1587748 - RAFVR - Randfontein, Gauteng, South Africa. Tiger Moth 1470 - 2AS.

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    Hi Alex

    UK
    CROCKFORD, Charles Edward - LAC - 1254522 - RAFVR - Oxford (Botley ), Oxfordshire.
    MacKENZIE, Ian - AFC - F/O - either Cheltenham (age 27) or more likely Scotland.
    GEORGE, Kenneth - F/O (Flying Instr ) - possibly in Scotland linked to Mackenzie

    INDIA
    YOUNG, Robert Fraser - Sgt - serving at Viizagapatham

    UK
    BACON, Peter Phillip - Sgt - killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP120 of No 131 OTU, which failed to return from an exercise.
    BARRACLOUGH, Cyril - Sgt - see Bacon.
    HIPWELL, Kenneth - F/O - see Bacon.
    MALE, James - Sgt - see Bacon.
    POOTS, Charles Edward - Sgt - see Bacon.
    SCARMAN, Harold Edwin - Sgt - see Bacon.
    UPTON, Albert - Sgt - see Bacon.
    Also D H Disney RCAF and E E Murfitt RCAF

    SOUTH AFRICA
    SMITH, Edgar Drew Harrey - LAC -(U/T) - He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 1470 of No 2 AS, which spun into the ground on take off and burst into flames.

    Malcolm

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    Kenneth George died of complications following a leg amputation at Kingseat Naval Hospital, Machar. Narrative says 2 months 17days after suffering compound fractures.

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    Hi Dave

    Thanks for clearing that one up.

    Malcolm

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    Further to my earlier post re Kenneth George, a possible incident is the loss of Master AZ542 of 2 FIS on the 16th August at Fordoun.

    DaveW

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    I can't find Crockford in any of the casualty lists

    F/O I. Mackenzie, DOAS Cascom 329, note his age was 30 per the CWGC. there is a 29 yr old of that name in Strathcathro district, Angus which is as likely as any to be him I think.

    R F Young DOAS CAsCom 335
    K George is listed PREVIOUSLY REPORTED WOUNDED OR INJURED ON ACTIVE SERVICE, NOW REPORTED DIED OF WOUNDS OR INJURIES RECEIVED ON ACTIVE SERVICE.—F/O. K. George.
    That was publised on March 16th 1944.
    His name was previously publised on Oct 14th 1943 as injured. the following names might be related as they were publised as injured in the same list - doesn;t imply they were injured in the same event
    F/O. K. George; Sgt. R. M. Hartley; L.A/C J. W. Holt; L.A/C. G. T. Howells; Sgt, P. B' Morley; Sgt. R. C. Paine; Sgt. L. Torry; Sgt' J. H. Tottman; Sgt. F. Wilson.

    I estimate about three month delay in name reporting so F/O George might have been injured in summer 1943.
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    MacKENZIE, Ian - AFC - F/O - 50965 - died in hospital
    (Dundee Courier, 4 November 1943)

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    INDIA
    YOUNG, Robert Fraser - Sgt - 770085 - RAFVR - Madras, Chennai, India.
    RAF Station Vizagapatam - Sgt R F Young, Clerk, SD of Skeleton GR Operations Room died in the King Geroge V Hospital, Vizagapatam, suffering from Chronic Dysentry. Funeral held at Waltair Cemtry, Service conducted the next day

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    Default Re: 431102 - Unaccounted Airmen - 2-11-1943

    Mackenzie died in strathcaro hospital of otitis mastoditis and meningitis

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