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    Hello,

    440427 - Unaccounted Airmen - 27-4-1944

    From Henk's list -

    UK
    BALHAM, James Frederick - AC1c - 1466272 - RAFVr - Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire.
    GOODWIN, Frederick Arthur Cornelius - F/L - 138580 - RAFVR - Henley-on-Thames (Fairmile), Oxfordshire.
    GRIER, John - LAC - 999093 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    HOUSE, William George - LAC - 1420393 - RAFVR - Frome (Holy Trinity), Somerset.
    MAYNARD, Lionel W. John - Sgt - 960807 - RAFVR - Iver Heath (St. Margaret), Buckinghamshire.
    NEWELL, Harold - F/O - 143589 - RAFVR - Leeds (Lawnswood), Yorkshire.
    TEARLE, Reginald Frank - Sgt (Obs) - 1379571 - RAFVR - Watford North, Hertfordshire.
    TURTON, George - F/O - 130050 - RAFVR - Bournemouth, Hampshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

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    HARVEY, Kenneth George Fuge - Sgt (Pilot) - 1604561 - RAFVR - Middleton Holy Trinity Old, Nova Scotia, Canada. [ Hurricane XII - 5736 - 1 OTU ].

    IRAQ
    ALLISTON, Donald David - LAC - 1218448 - RAFVR - Basra, Iraq.

    UK
    BLINMAN, Hugh Cecil - LAC - 1716531 - RAFVR - Cambridge City, Cambridgeshire.
    IRONS, John - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - 1361132 - RAFVR - Dundee Eastern necropolis, Angus. [ Halifax V - EB146 - 1667 HCU ].
    JACK, Robert Davidson - Sgt(Air Bomber) - 1553039 - RAFVR - Tealing, Angus. [ Halifax V - EB146 - 1667 HCU ].
    REYNOLDS, Leslie George - Cpl - 1508795 - RAFVR - Faversham Borough, Kent.

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    AC1 James Frederick BALHAM, 1466272, died aged 42 of a Coronary Thrombosis at 5.30 pm at West Freugh - courtesy of Scotland's People.

    Regards

    Simon
    Last edited by wwrsimon; 28th January 2014 at 17:14. Reason: added age

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    Hi

    CANADA
    HARVEY, Kenneth George Fuge - Sgt (Pilot) - Hurricane XII - 5736 - 1 OTU.

    IRAQ
    ALLISTON, Donald David - LAC - serving with 119 MU

    UK
    GOODWIN, Frederick Arthur Cornelius - F/L - registered in Gosport.
    HOUSE, William George - LAC - registered in Frome.
    MAYNARD, Lionel W. John - Sgt - registered in Swansea.
    NEWELL, Harold - F/O - registered in Skipton.
    TURTON, George - F/O - registered in Gosport.
    BLINMAN, Hugh Cecil - LAC - registered in Wangford.
    IRONS, John - Sgt (WoP/A/G) - Halifax V - EB146 - 1667 HCU.
    JACK, Robert Davidson - Sgt(Air Bomber) - Halifax V - EB146 - 1667 HCU.
    REYNOLDS, Leslie George - Cpl - registered in Wangford.

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    From a old 2004 thread, Henk contributed this:

    For LAC (Wop) Hugh C. BLINMAN, 1716531, I've on file:

    The SBA (Standard Beam Approach)Station was overrun at Flixton airfield by Liberator 42-50306 "Dragon Lady" of 446BG killing two RAF-men in the hut and the entire crew of the Liberator when the a/c swung off. Second RAF-man killed in the accident was Cpl (Wop) Leslie G. REYNOLDS, 1508795.

    http://www.rafcommands.com/archive/05087.php

    Martyn

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    Another old thread (2006) proved useful for TURTON, it states:

    My Father FO George Turton, aged 38, was killed in an enemy bombing raid on Gosport Airfield, Near Portsmouth, on 27 April 1944 while serving with RAF Movement Control.

    http://www.rafcommands.com/archive/08792.php

    Martyn

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    G'day

    Harvey was killed after colliding with Hurricane 5701 during an aerial exercise. The crash took place at 14:30 hours at Cannaan Village which is four miles from Kentville, Nova Scotia.

    The pilot of Hurricane 5701 was J15294 Flying Officer R. M. Brooks.

    Other pilots taking part indicated that their windscreens iced up completely while flying through cloud completely obscuring their vision.

    Cheers...Chris

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    Default Re: 440427 - Unaccounted Airmen - 27-4-1944

    Frederick A C Goodwin 138580, attached to number 2 embarkation unit, he was killed in an air raid in Gosport

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