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    441108 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 8-11-1944

    From Henk's List -

    ISRAEL
    McROBERT, James Douglas - LAC - 1371955 - RAFVR - Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel & Palestine.
    OKE, James Greville - LAC - 1199871 - RAFVR - Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel & Palestine.
    PORTER, Thomas - LAC - 1494476 - RAFVR - Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel & Palestine.
    RICHARDS, Percy - LAC - 1192751 - RAFVR - Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel & Palestine.
    SMITH, Gerald O'Connell - LAC - 1256482 - RAFVR - Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel & Palestine.
    SMITH, Roy - LAC - 1494523 - RAFVR - Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel & Palestine.

    UK
    CAMERON, John - LAC - 1345120 - RAFVR - Morar Burial Ground, Inverness-shire.
    HANRAHAN, Thomas Frederick - Cpl - 1163911 - RAFVR - Mitcham (London Road) Cemetery, Surrey.
    HIGGINS, Sandy Leonard - Cpl - 846785 - RAF(Auxiliary Air Force) - Barkingside Cemetery, Ilford, Essex.
    INNES, George - Cpl - 575017 - RAF - Macduff (Myrus) Cemetery, Banffshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

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    UK
    EVANS, Winifred May - ACW1c - 2143847 - WAAF - Willesden New Cemetery, Middlesex. [ Henk has 09/11/1944 ].

    EGYPT
    PRITCHARD, Percy John - LAC - 1548672 - RAFVR - Alexandria (Chatby) Military & War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

    UK
    ALFORD, Reginald William - F/O (Nav) - 168697 - MiD - RAFVR - Bovey Tracey Cemetery, Devon. [ Mosquito B.IV - DZ632 - 1655 MTU ].
    CLANCEY, Richard William - F/L (Pilot) - 104541 - RAFVR - Enfield (Lavender Hill) Cemetery, Middlesex. [ Mosquito B.IV - DZ632 - 1655 MTU ].
    MITCHELL, John - AC2c - 2248611 - RAFVR - Gainsborough General Cemetery, Lincolnshire.
    PICTON, Walter Charles - F/S (Flt/Engr) - 3000833 - RAFVR - Enfield (Hertford Road) Cemetery, Middlesex. [ Halifax V - LK901 - 1667 HCU ].
    WILLIAMS, Bernard Ivor - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - 1853012 - RAFVR - Liskeard (St. Martin) Churchyard, Cornwall. [ Wellington X - JA343 - 27 OTU ].

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    Hi

    ISRAEL
    McROBERT, James Douglas - LAC - 22 PTC.
    OKE, James Greville - LAC - 22 PTC.
    PORTER, Thomas - LAC - ex 22 FC, possibly 22 PTC.
    RICHARDS, Percy - LAC - 22 PTC.
    SMITH, Gerald O'Connell - LAC - 22 PTC.
    SMITH, Roy - LAC - 22 PTC.

    EGYPT
    PRITCHARD, Percy John - LAC - AHQ Eastern Mediterranean.

    UK
    EVANS, Winifred May - ACW1 - registered in Walsall
    CAMERON, John - LAC - registered in Warwick.
    HANRAHAN, Thomas Frederick - Cpl - registered in Stepney.
    HIGGINS, Sandy Leonard - Cpl - registered in Wandsworth.
    INNES, George - Cpl - not Eng/Wales?.
    ALFORD, Reginald William - F/O (Nav) - Mosquito B.IV - DZ632 - 1655 MTU ].
    CLANCEY, Richard William - F/L (Pilot) - Mosquito B.IV - DZ632 - 1655 MTU ].
    MITCHELL, John - AC2 - not Eng/Wales?.
    PICTON, Walter Charles - F/S (Flt/Engr) - Halifax V - LK901 - 1667 HCU ].
    WILLIAMS, Bernard Ivor - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - Wellington X - JA343 - 27 OTU ].

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    INNES 575017 - registered Turriff, Aberdeen - no cause of death on the Statutory Deaths notification though.

    MITCHELL 2248611 - registered at R.A.F. Wigtown, 5.00 pm. Cause of death is noted as Status Lymphaticus [as an aside, this is thought to be one of the causes of cot death in infants], due to tumour of Thymus Gland.

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    EVANS, Winifred May - ACW1c - 2143847 - murdered

    MURDERED W.A.A.F.:
    AIRMAN TO DIE
    After a three-days hearing, I*A.C. Arthur Heys, of Colne, Lancashire, was sentenced to death at Suffolk Assizes, Bury St. Edmunds, on Wednesday, for the murder of Winifred Mary Evans, 27-years-old W.AA.F. of Harlesden, London. Mr. Justice MacNaghten described it as " a murder more savage and horrible than any in my experience."" The Jury were out 40 minutes.

    Gloucester Citizen - Thursday 25 January 1945

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    INNES, George - Cpl - 575017 - his death was reported in the Aberdeen Weekly News of November 16th 1944. He was killed when the car in which he was a rear seat passenger collided with another car. Three other men, two of who were Royal Navy Seamen in the same car as Innes, were seriously injured in the accident.

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    Default Re: 441108 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 8-11-1944

    bumping up this thread.

    Are we close to figuring out what event caused the death of six airmen in Israel/Palestine?
    http://www.rafcommands.com/database/...ate=1944-11-08

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    Default Re: 441108 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 8-11-1944

    I suspect it maybe the aftermath of 6 November 1944 assignation of Lord Moyne

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    Default Re: 441108 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 8-11-1944

    For Leading Aircraftman James Greville OKE (1199871) RAF , An Obituary was published

    Event Type: Obituary
    Event Date: 14 Nov 1944
    Event Place: Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
    Event Place (Original): Plymouth, Devon, England
    Event Place Note: 123-9147
    Name: James Greville Oke
    Gender: Male
    Death Date: 1944
    Father's Name: Oke
    Mother's Name: Oke
    Newspaper: Western Morning News
    Page Number: 1

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