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    Default 400530 - Unaccounted Airmen 30-05-1940

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    400530 - Unaccounted Airmen 30-05-1940

    From Henk's list -

    FRANCE
    WRIGHT, William John - AC2c - 936671 - RAFVR.
    Nantes ( Pont-Du-Cens ) Communal Cemetery, Loire-Atlantique, France.
    Cause of death and Unit ?

    UK
    BIRCH , Harold Ralph - Sgt - 754144 - RAFVR.
    Yatesbury ( All Saints ) Churchyard, Wiltshire, UK.
    Cause of death ? Hit by Tiger Moth - G-AESM - 10 EFTS.

    BUTLER, Robert Edwin ( Irish Republic) - F/Lt - 74959 - RAF.
    Dundee Crematorium, Angus, UK.
    Cause of death ?

    MOUNTAIN, Geoffrey Maurice - AC2c - 939990 - RAFVR.
    Leeds (Lawnswood ) Crematorium, Yorkshire, UK.
    Cause of death ?

    JOHNSON, Oliver Powell - P/O - 91109 - RAF (AAF) - 611 Sqn.
    Over Wallop ( St. Peter ) Churchyard, Hampshire, UK.
    Master I - N7706 - 15 FTS.
    Some sources have the Sirname as CROOM-JOHNSON.

    From CWGC -

    BELGIUM
    ADAMS, James Campbell - AC2c - 630069 - RAF - 38 Sqn.
    BAYNES, Roy - P/O - 42479 - RAF - 38 Sqn.
    DOLAN, John - Sgt - 902515 - RAFVR - 38 Sqn.
    KNIGHT, John - Sgt - 581515 - RAF - 38 Sqn.
    ROSEWARNE, Vivian Allen - F/O - 40021 - RAF - 38 Sqn.
    SPENCER, Dennis Douglas George - Sgt - 755611 - RAFVR - 38 Sqn.
    These six airmen rest at Veurne Communal Cemetery Extension, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
    They were crew of Wellington Ic - R3162 - 38 Sqn.

    NETHERLANDS
    GILES, Frank Howard - Lac - 812052 - RAF - 500 Sqn.
    Ameland (Nes) General Cemetery, Friesland, Netherlands.
    Anson I - N5227 - 500 Sqn.

    UK
    AYRE, George Desmonde - F/O - 90330 - RAF(AAF) - 609 Sqn.
    Northwood Cemetery, Middlesex, UK.
    Spitfire I - L1086 - 609 Sqn.

    YOUNG, James Cameron - P/O - 41094 - RAF - 99 Sqn.
    New Shildon ( All Saints ) Churchyard, Durham, UK.
    Wellington 1c - P9241 - 99 Sqn.

    MURRIN, Herbert Kitchener - LA - FX.76383 - HMS Kestrel - RN - 825 Sqn FAA, RN.
    Lee-on-Solent Memorial, Hampshire, UK.
    Swordfish - L2756 - 825 Sqn FAA, RN.

    The following six airmen are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial Surrey, UK.

    BARTLETT, Albert Victor Norman - P/O - 78669 - RAF - 269 Sqn.
    HAMMOND, William Newell - P/O - 43136 - RAF - 269 Sqn.
    TOWNSEND, Albert Allen - Sgt - 580215 - RAF - 269 Sqn.
    These three airmen were crew of Hudson I - N7335 - 269 Sqn.

    JOHNSON, Herbert William - Sgt - 521711 - RAF - 500 Sqn.
    SOPER, Russell George Theophilus - F/Sgt - 903332 - RAFVR - 500 Sqn.
    WHEELWRIGHT, Irvine Syme - P/O - 91003 - RAF(AAF) - 500 Sqn.
    These three airmen were crew of Anson I - N5227 - 500 Sqn.

    Alex

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    Default Re: 400530 - Unaccounted Airmen 30-05-1940

    Alex

    BUTLER, Robert Edwin ( Irish Republic) - F/Lt - 74959 - the Stautory Deaths Register on the Scotland's People website records that he died at 4.45 a.m. at the Royal Infirmary, Dundee, due to injuries sustained by a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His age is given as 48, whereas the CWGC entry has 50.

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

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    Default Re: 400530 - Unaccounted Airmen 30-05-1940

    Hi

    Wright - No 2 Base Area

    Malcolm

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