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    Default 400524 - Unaccounted Airmen - 24-05-1940

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    400524 - Unaccounted Airmen - 24-05-1940

    From Henk's list -

    FRANCE
    CLARK, Alan - AC2c(Wop) - 646783 - RAF - 607 Sqn.
    Zuckerberg Churchyard, Pas-de-Calais, France.
    Cause of death?

    UK
    SHEPPERD, Cyril George - AC1c - 340015 - RAF - 911 Balloon Sqn.
    Sheffield ( Burngreave ) Cemetery, Yorkshire UK.
    Cause of death ?

    From CWGC -

    CANADA
    McBURNEY, Harry Robert - F/Lt - C/769 - RCAF.
    Saskatoon ( Woodlawn ) Cemetery, Saskatchewan, Canada.
    Harvard I - 1347 - CFS - RCAF.

    FRANCE
    LINLEY, Thomas Nevil ( Gambia) - F/Lt - 39617 - RAF - 54 Sqn.
    Calais Southern Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France.
    Spitfire Ia - P9455 - 54 Sqn.

    CARPMAEL, Ronald - Lt(A) - HMS Glorious - RN - 812 Sqn, FAA.
    GURR, Kenneth Percy - Lt(A) - HMS Glorious - RN - 812 Sqn, FAA.
    These two Naval airmen rest at Oye-Plage Communal Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France.
    They were crew of Swordfish I - K8380 - 812 Sqn, FAA , RN.

    NORTH, Michael Richard - Lt(A) - HMS Glorious - RN - 825 Sqn FAA, RN.
    Pihen-Les-Guines War Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France.
    Swordfish - "5L" - serial ? - 825 Sqn, FAA , RN.

    GERMANY
    BARKER, David Conquest - P/O(Pilot) - 42043 - RAF - 44 Sqn.
    COLLINS, Harold George - Sgt(Obs) - 517528 - RAF - 44 Sqn.
    CROOK, William - Cpl(Wop) - 532528 - RAF - 44 Sqn.
    JOHNSON, Charles Edward - Sqn/Ldr(Pilot) - 37290 - RAF - 44 Sqn.
    These four airmen rest at Rheinberg War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
    They were crew of Hampden I - L4171 - 44 Sqn.

    NETHERLANDS
    MARTIN, William - Sgt(Obs) - 748313 - RAFVR - 235 Sqn.
    RYAN, Michael Erskine - P/O(Pilot) - 42154 - RAF - 235 Sqn.
    These two airmen rest at Schiermonnikoog ( Vredenhof ) Cemetery, Friesland, Netherlands.
    They were crew of Blenheim IV - L9259 - 235 Sqn.

    UK
    CHICHESTER, Cyril Arthur - LA - FX.76379 - HMS Kestrel - RN - 825 Sqn, FAA, RN.
    Lee-on-Solent Memorial, Hampshire, UK.
    Swordfish - "5L" - serial ? - 825 Sqn, FAA, RN.

    LAMONT, Robert Ritchie - AC1c - 552634 - RAF - 12 OTU.
    SIGLEY, Peter Knox - P/O(Pilot) - 36276 - RAF - 12 OTU.
    STEPHENS, George Maxwell - Sgt(Obs) - 580772 - RAF - 12 OTU.
    These three airmen were crew of Battle I - L4977 - 12 OTU.
    FINLAYSON, William David(New Zealand) - P/O(Pilot) - 36268 - RAF - 12 OTU.
    Battle I - K9481 - 12 OTU.
    The four airmen named above rest at Plymouth ( Ford Park ) Cemetery, Devon, UK.

    COULL, Angus William Adams - AC2c - 552518 - RAF - 12 OTU.
    WIGHAM, Ernest - Sgt(Obs) - 580852 - RAF - 12 OTU.
    These two airmen rest at Darlington West Cemetery, Durham, UK.
    They were also crew of Battle I - K9481 - 12 OTU.

    HENDERSON, Duncan - P/O(Pilot) - 76460 - RAFVR - 15 Sqn.
    New Kilpatrick ( Or Hillfoot ) Cemetery, Dunbartonshire, UK.
    HOLMES, Arthur Noel - Sgt(Obs) - 581222 - RAF - 15 Sqn.
    Navenby Cemetery, Lincolnshire, UK.
    These two airmen were crew of Blenheim IV - R3614 - 15 Sqn.

    JACKSON, Arthur Raymond - Sgt(Obs) - 755494 - RAFVR - 17 OTU.
    Pwllheli Borough Cemetery, Caernarvonshire, UK.
    SOUTH, Roy - AC2c(Wop) - 643394 - RAF - 17 OTU.
    Adwick-Le-Street Cemetery, Yorkshire, UK.
    These two airmen were crew of Blenheim IV - P4907 - 17 OTU.

    HANNAY, Patrick Claude - F/O(Pilot) - 90097 - RAF(AAF) - 600 Sqn.
    Cranbourne ( St. Peter ) Churchyard, Berkshire, UK.
    SHORT, James Dempster - Lac - 749371 - RAFVR - 600 Sqn.
    Northwood Cemetery, Middlesex, UK.
    These two airmen were crew of Blenheim I - L1516 - 600 Sqn.

    FIRTH, Sydney Ewbank - AC1c - 615843 - RAF - 106 Sqn.
    Maghull ( St. Andrew ) Churchyard, Lancashire, UK.
    COLLINGHAM, John Raymond - Sgt(Obs) - 564603 - RAF - 106 Sqn.
    IRVINE, James Melville Dundas - P/O(Pilot) - 39988 - RAF - 106 Sqn.
    These two airmen rest at Coventry (London Road ) Cemetery, Warwickshire, UK.
    These three airmen were crew of Hampden I - P1336 - 106 Sqn.

    HEWITT, Edgar Sydney - AC1c - 547085 - RAF - 149 Sqn.
    Skegness ( St. Clement ) Churchyard, Lincolnshire, UK.
    BURTON, John - AC2c - 627969 - RAF - 149 Sqn.
    GRANT-CRAWFORD, Ian Douglas - F/Lt(Pilot) - 37501 - RAF - 149 Sqn.
    These two airmen rest at West Row Baptist Chapelyard, Suffolk, UK.
    These three airmen were crew of Wellington Ic - P9270 - 149 Sqn.

    AUBERT, Richard Dennis - P/O - 41361 - RAF - 74 Sqn.
    Spitfire 1a - N3243 - 74 Sqn.
    HILL, Robert Laird - P/O - 41925 - RAF - 242 Sqn.
    Hurricane I - P3266 - 242 Sqn.
    MITCHELL, James William - P/O - 41942 - RAF - 242 Sqn.
    Hurricane I - P3272 - 242 Sqn.
    SMITH, Albert George - Lac - 552170 - RAF - 235 Sqn.
    Blenheim IV - L9259 - 235 Sqn.
    These four airmen are all Commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, UK.

    Alex

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    Default Re: 400524 - Unaccounted Airmen - 24-05-1940

    Alex

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    SHEPPERD, Cyril George - AC1c - 340015 - I think his death is registered in June 1940 at Sutton Coldfield as Shepherd, Cyril G. aged 38. There's an AC1 C.G. Shepherd in the casualty list in Flight Magazine, June 13 1940, recorded as Died on Active Service.

    Regards

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

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