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    440830 - Unaccounted Airmen - 30-8-1944

    From Henk's List -

    EGYPT
    DEARING, Ian - Sgt(Pilot) - 573720 - RAF - Fayid War Cemetery, Egypt.

    FRANCE
    MORGAN, Charles Henry Albert - Cpl (Groundcrew) - 15180881 - RAFVR - Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

    ITALY
    DREWERY, Clifford John - LAC - 1133783 - RAFVR - Bari War Cemetery, Italy.

    UK
    KELLY, The Rev Michael Gerard - Sqdn/Ldr (Chaplain) - 38088 - RAF - Fordingbridge (SS. Mary & Phillip) Roman C
    atholic Churchyard, Hampshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    REPUBLIC of IRELAND
    DIGGIN, Thomas Stephen - Sgt( WoP-A/G) - 2205876 - RAFVR - Kilahenny Catholic Cemetery, County Kerry, Republic of Ireland.

    UK
    ALCUIN JONES, Ivor - F/L (Pilot) - 122956 - RAFVR - Llangollen (St. John) Churchyard Extension, Denbighshire.
    CLARKE, Douglas Augustine William - F/L (Nav) - 129448 - RAFVR - Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery, Surrey.
    COOPER, Eric Franklin - Sgt(Nav) - 1686028 - RAFVR - Conisbrough Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    DELL, John Franklin - W/O - 1330376 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Wellington III - BJ970 - 21 OTU ].
    EVANS, Dennis Thomas - Sgt - 1873611 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Wellington III - BJ970 - 21 OTU ].
    GREGO, Cyril Charles - Sgt - 1603720 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Wellington X - HE444 - 21 OTU ].
    KEMPTHORNE, Ronald Dunstan - Sgt - 1585078 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Wellington X - HE444 - 21 OTU ].
    MACCLEAN, Andrew Glassford - F/O - 153582 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    McLACHLAN, David Christie - Sgt - 1827919 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Wellington X - HE444 - 21 OTU ].
    MORAN, Frederick Charles - Sgt - 1893028 - RAFVR - Northwood Cemetery, Middlesex.
    PIPKIN, Leonard Charles - Sqdn/Ldr (Nav) - 62260 - D F C & Bar - RAFVR - Hendon Cemetery & Crematorium, Middlesex.
    ROGERS, John - Sgt - 1130293 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Wellington III - BJ970 - 21 OTU ].
    SHARPE, Francis Philip - Sgt - 1595269 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Wellington III - BJ970 - 21 OTU ].
    SMITH, Edgar - F/S (Flt/Engr) - 1684698 - RAFVR - Halifax (Stoney Royd) Cemetery, Yorkshire. [ Stirling III - EF200 - 1660 HCU ].
    STARSMORE, John James - Sgt - 1898133 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Wellington III - BJ970 - 21 OTU ].
    STEPHENS, William John - Sgt - 1581851 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Wellington III - BJ970 - 21 OTU ].
    WARD, Frederick John - Sgt(Flt/Engr) - 1800885 - RAFVR - Ilford Cemetery, Essex. [ Stirling III - EF200 - 1660 HCU ].
    WHITTLE, Robert - Sgt - 1811022 - RAFVR - Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. [ Wellington X - HE444 - 21 OTU ].

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    Hello,

    REPUBLIC OF IRELAND - 2205876 Sgt (W.Op./Air Gun.) Thomas Stephen DIGGIN.

    Sgt Diggin was aboard No.14 OTU Wellington X LN394, that crashed near the railway sidings at Welham, about 4 miles NE of Market Harborough, Leicestershire.

    Crew:

    F/O R L CHAMBERS RCAF +
    F/O B DEANE-FREEMAN RCAF +
    F/O D A GORDON RCAF +
    Sgt T S DIGGIN +
    Sgt R C PEGG RCAF +
    Sgt J MARTIN RCAF -injured.

    BCL7/314

    Col.

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    DEARING 573720 - the Old Haltonians website as him dying from injuries as the result of an aircraft accident, but nothing further. His unit is listed as 'RAF Shallufa' in the Overseas Deaths database.

    Can anyone add any more?

    Regards

    Simon
    Last edited by wwrsimon; 8th June 2014 at 10:17. Reason: added unit

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    Whitley AD712 of 19 OTU- crashed at Kippen, Stirlingshire
    COOPER, Eric Franklin - Sgt(Nav) - 1686028
    MORAN, Frederick Charles - Sgt - 1893028
    Also killed
    BARR, George Henry - Sgt.- R266446 RCAF
    FRANK, Frank Louis - Sgt- R187732 RCAF
    TUCKER, Joseph William J40009 - P/O RCAF
    DICKIE, Ross Meredith R281169 - Sgt. - RCAF

    Alan.

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    PIPKIN, Leonard Charles - Sqdn/Ldr (Nav) - 62260 - D F C & Bar - RAFVR
    RAF Bomber Command ROH P359 Unit RAF LINDHOLME Died of accidental gun shot wounds
    (RAF Evader 6/9/1942 103 Sqn)

    Mark

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    FRANCE
    MORGAN, Charles Henry Albert - Cpl - 5202 Airfield Construction Sqn.

    ITALY
    DREWERY, Clifford John - LAC - 110 MU.

    UK
    KELLY, The Rev Michael Gerard - Sqdn/Ldr (Chaplain) - registered in Poole, 1st Qtr of 1944.
    ALCUIN JONES, Ivor - F/L (Pilot) - killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB207 of No 1655 MTU, which disintegrated after encountering severe turbulence near Galashiels during a night cross-country.
    CLARKE, Douglas Augustine William - F/L (Nav) - see Alcuin.
    DELL, John Franklin - W/O - Wellington III - BJ970 - 21 OTU ].
    EVANS, Dennis Thomas - Sgt - Wellington III - BJ970 - 21 OTU ].
    GREGO, Cyril Charles - Sgt - Wellington X - HE444 - 21 OTU ].
    KEMPTHORNE, Ronald Dunstan - Sgt - Wellington X - HE444 - 21 OTU ].
    MACCLEAN, Andrew Glassford - F/O - killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM222 VN-Y of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Konigsberg.
    McLACHLAN, David Christie - Sgt - Wellington X - HE444 - 21 OTU ].
    ROGERS, John - Sgt - Wellington III - BJ970 - 21 OTU ].
    SHARPE, Francis Philip - Sgt - Wellington III - BJ970 - 21 OTU ].
    SMITH, Edgar - F/S (Flt/Engr) - Stirling III - EF200 - 1660 HCU ].
    STARSMORE, John James - Sgt - Wellington III - BJ970 - 21 OTU ].
    STEPHENS, William John - Sgt - Wellington III - BJ970 - 21 OTU ].
    WARD, Frederick John - Sgt(Flt/Engr) - Stirling III - EF200 - 1660 HCU ].
    WHITTLE, Robert - Sgt - Wellington X - HE444 - 21 OTU ].

    Malcolm

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    ALCUIN JONES, Ivor - F/L (Pilot) - killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB207 of No 1655 MTU, which disintegrated after encountering severe turbulence near Galashiels during a night cross-country.
    http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=151200
    Chees Pavel

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

    Frank Edgar Nash 1460103 , was killed when a US vehicle collided with his motorcycle at 01:15 hours half a mile West of Mousseaux - Neuville on the St Andre de Leure road

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

    Charles Henry Albert Morgan 1510881 attached to Number 5202 Plant squadron, was killed in a collision between his lorry and a tank transporter on the Falaise road near Rocquancourt. Being dead when admitted to Number 81 field hospital

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

    The Rev. Michael Gerard Kelly 38088 , attached to RAF Hurn, was admitted dangerously ill to Bovington military hospital on 28th June, dying of an intestinal obstruction
    Last edited by malcolm_raf; 21st May 2021 at 08:39. Reason: s/n amended

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