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    Default 470502 - Unaccounted Airman - 02- 05 - 1947

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    470502 - Unaccounted Airman - 02- 05 - 1947

    From Henk's List -

    DENMARK
    GALE, John Edmund - Pilot II - 1609967 - RAFVR.
    Copenhagen ( Bispebjerg ) Cemetery, Denmark.

    UK
    BULL, Dennis James - LAC - 3055146 - RAFVR.
    Manor Park Cemetery, Essex.
    HART, Kenneth George - F/Sgt - 616449 - RAF.
    Romford Cemetery, Essex.
    NORTHARD, Edward - F/Sgt - 1697726 - RAFVR.
    Hull Northern Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    WOOD, Gilbert Ronald - W/O - 361664 - RAF.
    Plymouth City Crematorium, Devon.

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    DENMARK
    GALE, John Edmund - Pilot II - 1609967 - Denmark Comm. Flight. The National Probate Calendar records that he died at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Copenhagen. The Western Times of May 16th 1947 carried the following announcement:

    GALE - John Edmund, Pilot, R.A.F., V.R., Stalbridge, killed by an accident at "Kastrup" Airport, Denmark, on May 2nd 1947, aged 22 years.


    UK
    BULL, Dennis James - LAC - 3055146 - registered Westminster?

    HART, Kenneth George - F/Sgt - 616449 - registered Epping.

    NORTHARD, Edward - F/Sgt - 1697726 - registered Hull.

    WOOD, Gilbert Ronald - W/O - 361664 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at R.A.F. Station Hospital, Kirkham, Liverpool.

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    Default Re: 470502 - Unaccounted Airman - 02- 05 - 1947

    Hello,

    DENMARK
    GALE, John Edmund - Pilot II - 1609967 - RAFVR.
    Copenhagen ( Bispebjerg ) Cemetery, Denmark.

    He died after an accident at Kastrup Airport. During a conversation with some colleagues near the British hangar, he was hit by a jeep, trying to avoid a collision with a big military truck. Then trapped between jeep and hangar wall.

    He died of his injuries at Sct. Elisabeth's Hospital (Copenhagen).

    Source: Landbrugernes Dagblad (Maribo) 1947-05-03

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    Default Re: 470502 - Unaccounted Airman - 02- 05 - 1947

    Edward Northard had been shot down in Stirling EH996 of 90 squadron on 19th November 1943, becoming a POW and the sole survivor

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

    Gilbert Ronald Wood | attached to 34 MU | was admitted dangerously ill to RAF hospital Kirkham on 25 April 1947 where he died at 15:30 Hours of pulmonary tuberculosis

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

    Kenneth George Hart 616449 | attached to RAF Chigwell | committed suicide in a field adjacent to RAF Chigwell

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

    Dennis James Bull 3055146 | Attached to Number 1 PHU | was admitted seriously ill to the King Edward VII sanatorium, Midhurts Sussex, on 21 March. He was transferred to RAF Station hospital Uxbridge on 27 march, and thence to the Westminster hospital, London, on 14 April, where he died of carcinoma of the bronchus
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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Edward Northard 1697726 ] attached to Number 1 PHU ] had been the sole survivor of Stirling EH996 of 90 Squadron when it was shot down on 19 November 1943 on a sortie to Mannheim. Returned safe to the UK from captivity as a POW on 30 May 1945 ( the German IRCC sate he had been captured on 18 November 1943 ), sadly, he had contracted pulmonary tuberculosis whilst a POW and died at home at 3 The Avenue, Hampshire Street, Kingston Upon Hull

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