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    Default 400426 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26-04-1940

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    400426 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26-04-1940

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    BUCKERIDGE, Frank Dennis - Sqn/Ldr - 01125 - RAF.
    North Stoneham ( St. Nicholas ) Churchyard, Hampshire.
    Cause of death ?

    From CWGC -

    DENMARK
    HAYES, John Francis - Sgt(Obs) - 580893 - RAF - 102 Sqn.
    HORRIGAN, Owen Gerard - F/O(Pilot) - 39525 - RAF - 102 Sqn.
    WHITLEY, Cyril Cecil - AC2c (Wop) - 632190 - RAF - 102 Sqn.
    HAITHWAITE, Norman - Sgt(Wop) - 524167 - RAF - 102 Sqn.
    The four airmen named above all rest at Vadum Cemetery, Denmark.
    They were crew of Whitley V - N1383 - 102 Sqn.

    GERMANY
    HORNSBY, Norman - Lac(Wop) - 551285 - RAF - 49 Sqn.
    HURST, Percy Joseph - Sgt(Obs) - 525267 - RAF - 49 Sqn.
    JONES, Ninian Lewis - Sgt(Pilot) - 518847 - RAF - 49 Sqn.
    WHITE, David - F/O(Pilot) - 39090 - RAF - 49 Sqn.
    The four airmen named above all rest at Hamburg Cemetery, Hamburg, Germany.
    They were crew of Hampden I - L4040 - 49 Sqn.

    NORWAY
    BALDWIN, Kenneth George - PO(A) - FX.78406 - HMS Glorious - RN - 803 Sqn FAA.
    Trondheim ( Stavne ) Cemetery, Norway.
    Skua, serial number unknown, hit by a stray bullett, but also noted that died from a short illness ?

    UK
    SPENCER, Bernard James - Sgt(Pilot) - 565344 - RAF - 79 Sqn.
    Dursley Cemetery, Gloucestershire.
    [ Hurricane I - L1709 - 79 Sqn ].

    HORSFIELD, Thomas George - Sgt(Pilot) - 748463 - RAFVR - 5 SFTS.
    Hull Western Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    ROBERTSON, Peter William - Sgt(Pilot) - 741275 - RAFVR - 5 SFTS.
    Cambridge City Cemetery, Cambridgeshire.
    The above two airmen were crew of Oxford II - N4731 - 5 SFTS.

    Alex

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    Default Re: 400426 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26-04-1940

    Hello,

    UK.

    01125 S/Ldr Frank Dennis BUCKERIDGE RAF.

    According to Chris Hobson in his "Failed To Return" Part 2, A-B, (p.1068): 1125 [sic] S/Ldr. Norman Frank Dennis BUCKERIDGE RAF (of Embarkation Office, Southampton, Hants, Maintenance Command), died of natural causes at his home in Bassett, Hants, on 26 April, 1940.

    A biography of S/Ldr. Norman Frank Dennis BUCKERIDGE RAF, can be found, here:

    https://peek-01.livejournal.com/97543.html

    Col.
    Last edited by COL BRUGGY; 12th December 2020 at 11:32. Reason: Correction: Basset to Bassett.

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    Default Re: 400426 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26-04-1940

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    BUCKERIDGE, Frank Dennis - Sqn/Ldr - 01125 - the Hampshire Advertiser of May 4th 1940 carried the following announcement:

    BUCKERIDGE - On April 26th, 1940, at his home, "Basildon," Bassett, Southampton, Squadron-Leader Norman Frank Dennis Buckeridge, beloved husband and father, passed away peacefully in his 53rd year.

    Regards

    Simon
    Researching R.A.F. personnel from the North East of England

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