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    Default 450413 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-04-1945

    Hello,

    450413 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-04-1945

    From Henk's List -

    BANGLADESH
    FLETCHER, Walter Robert - LAC - 3021603 - RAFVR - Maynamati War Cemetery, Bangladesh - [ Dakota IV - KN298 - 238 Sqdn ].
    LANGAN, William - LAC - 1341408 - RAFVR - Maynamati War Cemetery, Bangladesh - [ Most likely Dakota KN298 with 30 others /].

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    PAKISTAN
    HURLEY, Alfred Charles - LAC - 975974 - RAFVR - Karachi War Cemetery, Pakistan.

    SRI LANKA
    MORRIS, Ronald Thomas Arthur - F/O - 184094 - RAFVR - Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery, Sri Lanka.

    SUDAN
    PETTET, Henry William - LAC - 850125 - RAF(Auxiliary Air Force) - Khartoum War Cemetery, Sudan.

    UK
    BRENNAN, Michael Francis - Sgt(WoP-Air) - 1824294 - RAFVR - Heworth (St. Mary) Churchyard, Durham.
    DRAKE, Norman Richard - Sgt (WoP-Air) - 1594311 - RAFVR - Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium, Northumberland.
    FORD, George William Ransom - F/O (Pilot) - 173343 - RAFVR - Paisley (Woodside) Crematorium, Renfrewshire.
    GARWOOD, Frederick - LAC - 1443091 - RAFVR - Horley (St. Bartholomew) New Churchyard, Surrey.
    HARRIS, Harold - W/O (Wop-A/G) - 1314386 - RAFVR - Varteg (Wesley ) Methodist Chapelyard, Monmouthshire.
    McMillan, Ronald Walker - Sgt - 2209933 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.

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    FORD, George William Ransom - F/O (Pilot) - 173343 - Tempest EJ542, 56 O.T.U., crashed at Lamberton Moor, Berwickshire

    GARWOOD, Frederick - LAC - 1443091 - registered Banbury

    BRENNAN, Michael Francis - Sgt(WoP-Air) - 1824294 - RAFVR - Heworth (St. Mary) Churchyard, Durham.
    DRAKE, Norman Richard - Sgt (WoP-Air) - 1594311 - RAFVR - Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium, Northumberland.
    HARRIS, Harold - W/O (Wop-A/G) - 1314386 - RAFVR - Varteg (Wesley ) Methodist Chapelyard, Monmouthshire.
    McMILLAN, Ronald Walker - Sgt - 2209933 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.

    All kiiled in Wellington LP981:

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    Simon
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    Hi

    BANGLADESH
    FLETCHER, Walter Robert - LAC - Dakota IV - KN298 - 238 Sqdn ].
    LANGAN, William - LAC - Most likely Dakota KN298 with 30 others including William Bland?

    PAKISTAN
    HURLEY, Alfred Charles - LAC - listed as 108 Sqn.

    SRI LANKA
    MORRIS, Ronald Thomas Arthur - F/O - GRO lists him as 211 Sqn but he isn't shown on the 211Sqn Roll of Honour.

    SUDAN
    PETTET, Henry William - LAC - 20 SP

    UK
    FORD, George William Ransom - F/O (Pilot) - possibly killed whilst flying in Tempest V, EJ542 of No 56 OTU, which flew into high ground near Eyemouth in fog.
    GARWOOD, Frederick - LAC - registered in Banbury.

    Malcolm

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    It transpired that Morris had left 211 Sqn when was killed, which happened in an accident whilst he was at 32 VCP (Visual Control Post) on the ranges at Hambantota. He was killed during a strafing exercise that he was directing.

    Malcolm

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    Default Re: 450413 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-04-1945

    An upgrade to a previous post ,,Frederick Garwood died in hospital of injuries sustained when he was struck by Mosquito KB351 of 16 OTU which swung on starting up at Upper Heyford

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