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    Default 451013 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 13-10-1945

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    451013 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 13-10-1945

    From Henk's List -

    WAAF
    CANADA
    SHAW, Elizabeth Anne - LACW - W/305685 - RCAF (Woman's DIvision ) - Wainwright Protestant Cemetery, Alberta, Canada.

    CANADA
    TOWN, Norman Augustus - LAC - R/278200 - RCAF - Burnaby (Ocean View) Burial Park, British Columbia, Canada.

    UK
    BOOTH, Edgar Clark - AC1c - 1043525 - RAFVR - Hyde Borough Cemetery, Cheshire.
    HUME, Hugh - AC1c - 1554179 - RAFVR - Dunbar Cemetery, East Lothian.
    LONGHURST, Leslie Arthur - Air Mech(A)2c - FX.736543 - HMS Vulture - Royal Navy - Streatham Cemetery, London.
    MATTINSON, Anthony - Sgt - 2213724 - RAFVR - Dent (St. Andrew) Churchyard, Yorkshire.
    MORRISON, Kenneth - LAC - 1049371 - RAFVR - Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (St. John's Westgate & Elswick) Cemetery, Northumberland.
    WISE, William Cecil - AC2c - 1682106 - RAFVR - Cockermouth Cemetery, Cumberland.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    AUSTRALIA
    DAWSON, Godfrey Douglas - W/O - 29325 - RAAF - Gunnawarra Private Cemetery, Queensland, Australia - [ Accidental Ground Accident ].
    GOUGH, John Alfred Livingstone - AC1c - 30687 - RAAF - Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [ Died from Illness, Tuberculosis ].

    UK
    HARRISON, Robert Roy - F/O (Nav) - J/25864 - RCAF - Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey - [ See previous day 12/10/45, Dakota KG433 - ( http://www.baaa-acro.com/1945/archiv...wn-ampney-afb/ has no casualties and date of crash as 11/10/45 ??)].
    SETH-SMITH, John Garden - F/L (Test Pilot) - 47545 - RAF - Wickham Bishops (St. Bartholomew) Churchyard, Essex. [ Firefly I - PP417 - Fairey ].

    SOUTH AFRICA
    CROUSE, O.V - Lieutenant - 207143V - SAAF - Port Elizabeth (South End) Cemetery, Eastern Cape, South Africa - [ Anson - 4550(ex MG460) - 7 AD ] But Anson 4550 also reported as - 28/07/45 crashed in sea low flying over beach at Port Elizabeth ?
    DAVIES, D. R - Lieutenant - 206128V - SAAF - Port Elizabeth (South End ) Cemetery, Eastern Cape, South Africa - Also Anson 4550 ].
    LOUW, Hendrik T - Lieutenant - 328944 - SAAF - Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery, Gauteng, South Africa - [ Also Anson 4550 ].
    Two other crew were reported as safe.

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    AUSTRALIA - DAWSON, Geoffrey Douglas - W/O - 29325 - RAAF.

    W/O Dawson RAAF, was accidentally drowned at Gunnawarra Station, Mount Garnet, Queensland, on 13-10-1945.

    Col.
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    BOOTH, Edgar Clark - AC1 - registered in Chesterfield.
    HUME, Hugh - AC1c - died in Bangour Village Hospital at Broxburn from Pulmonary Tuberculosis.
    MATTINSON, Anthony - Sgt - registered in Knaresborough.
    MORRISON, Kenneth - LAC - registered in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
    WISE, William Cecil - AC2 - registered in Oxford.
    SETH-SMITH, John Garden - F/L (Test Pilot) - Firefly I - PP417 - Fairey ].

    Malcolm

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    Default Re: 451013 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 13-10-1945

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    Amended Entry.

    AUSTRALIA.

    29325 W/O Godfrey Douglas DAWSON RAAF.

    On 13 October, 1945, W/O (Clerk Pay) Godfrey Douglas DAWSON RAAF(of RAAF Headquarters, Melbourne) and his wife, Lillian, accidentally drowned at Gunnawarra Station, Mount Garnet, North Queensland, 100 miles from Cairns.

    Ref: Storr.

    Col.

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    Default Re: 451013 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 13-10-1945

    WAAF
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    SHAW, Elizabeth Anne - LACW - W/305685 - RCAF (Woman's DIvision ) - Wainwright Protestant Cemetery, Alberta, Canada.

    Deceased Christie Street Hospital, Toronto. Cause of death myeloid metaplasa with secondary anemia resulting from hemorrhage.

    CANADA
    TOWN, Norman Augustus - LAC - R/278200 - RCAF - Burnaby (Ocean View) Burial Park, British Columbia, Canada.

    Deceased Veteran's Hospital, Kingston, Ontario. Cause of death myocardial failure and bronchopneumonia.

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    Default Re: 451013 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 13-10-1945

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    AUSTRALIA.

    30687 AC1 John Alfred Livingstone GOUGH RAAF. (More information).

    30687 AC1 (Trainee Electrician) John Alfred Livingstone GOUGH RAAF (ex-No.1 School of Technical Training, Exhibition Building, Carlton, Victoria) was officially discharged as medically unfit for further service, on 24 February, 1942. John Gough passed away at the Caulfield Repatriation Hospital, Caulfield, Victoria, from the effects of Tuberculosis, on 13 October, 1945.

    Col.

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    Default Re: 451013 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 13-10-1945

    William c wise died in an accident, see facebook plugin comment for details

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