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    Default 450604 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-06-1945

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    450604 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-06-1945

    From Henk's List -

    ALGERIA
    HUGHES, Elwyn - LAC - 1502755 - RAFVR - Dely Ibrahim war Cemetery, Algeria.

    UK
    HAMILTON, William Newlands - Sgt - 528315 - RAF - Cambuslang (Westburn) Cemetery, Lanarkshire.
    WILLIAMS, John - F/L - 149897 - RAFVR - Golders Green Crematorium, Middlesex.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    CANADA
    COOK, Percy Molyneux - P/O - 167967 - RAFVR - Ottawa Memorial, Ontario, Canada. [ Mosquito B.XX - KB254 - 7 OTU ].
    STEPHENSON, Frank Edward William - P/O - 168399 - RAFVR - Ottawa memorial, Ontario, Canada. [ Mosquito B.XX - KB254 - 7 OTU ].

    INDIA
    GRIMES, Royce Percy St. Ledger - AC2c - 3007304 - RAFVR - Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata, India.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    SINCLAIR, G. A. McK - LAC - 1313755 - RAFVR - Kimberley (West End) Cemetery, Northern Cape, South Africa.

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    Cook and Stephenson confirmed as the crew of KB254. No other details located and it seems the aircraft and its crew were lost over the sea or in deep forest.

    Colin Cummings

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    Hi


    ALGERIA
    HUGHES, Elwyn - LAC - 218 Group.

    UK
    HAMILTON, William Newlands - Sgt - not Eng/Wales?.
    WILLIAMS, John - F/L - registered in Wolverhampton.

    INDIA
    GRIMES, Royce Percy St. Ledger - AC2 - 38 SP

    SOUTH AFRICA
    SINCLAIR, G. A. McK - LAC -2 SFTS.

    Malcolm

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    Sgt Hamilton's death is registered in Cambuslang and the cause of death is recorded as TB.

    Colin Cummings

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    SINCLAIR, G. A. McK - LAC - 1313755

    Gordon Alexander Sinclair
    Died Kimberly Hospital, aged 23, from a Haemorrhage from stomach secondary to cirrhosis of the liver

    From the Form of Information of a Death on FamilySearch

    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61...546&cc=1779109

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Elwyn Hughes 1502755 , attached to 218 Group , died at 11:55 ( or 12:55 ? ) hours in station hospital, RAF Bilda, of septacemia

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Royce Percy St. Ledger Grimes ( there is NO St. LEDGER on his record ) 3007304 , attached to The Base Accounting Section , was admitted dangerously ill to Number 9 RAF General hospital on 31 May when he died of acute meningitis

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    John Williams 1498897 | attached to the RAF Plant Depot | died at 15:50 Hours in Hill End Hospital of carcinoma of the bronchus

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