19410219 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-02-1941
From Henk's List -
OWEN, JKeir - AC2c - R/72816 - RCAF - 1 MD.
Malpeque(The People's) Cemetery, Prince Edward Island, Canada. .
Died of Scarlet fever at Riversdale Isolation Hospital.
ASHBY, Archibald - PO(A) - Fx.76332 - HMS Sparrowhawk - RN.
Shedfield (St.John the Baptist) Churchyard, Hampshire.
Skua - L3054 - 801 Sqdn FAA,RN.
PATTLE, Edwin Thomas - AC2c - 903733 - RAFVR - 1 ITW.
Barking (Rippleside)Cemetery, Essex.
Admitted dangerously ill to Adenbrookes Hospital on the 4th, February and died from Emphyema (?).
From CWGC -
ANDERSON, Charles Vernon - P/O - 1875 - RAAF.
Perth (Karrakatta) General Cemetery, Western Australia, Australia.
SYKES, Ronald James - F/O - 908 - RAAF.
Perth War Cemetery and Annex, Western Australia, Australia.
These two airmen were crew of Wirraway - A20-125 - 25 Sqdn, RAAF.
McCAUGHAN, Sherman H - Wireless Operator - RAFFC.
South March ( St.John's) Cemetery, Ottawa Municipal Cemetery, Ontario, Canada.
Hudson III - T9450 - ATFERO - a take off accident at St.Hubert Airport, QC. Two American and one Canadian killed.
A second Hudson that was lost this date -
From Anthony J, MIRELES "Fatal USAF Aviation Accidents in the US, 1941-1942"
"2-19-1941,El Paso,Texas. A Lockheed Hudson(A-29), one of ten in a shipment to Great Britain, crashed into a radio tower two miles from the Municipal Airport at El Paso, Texts. The Hudson had just taken off from El Paso and was en route from Lockheed factory in Burbank, California to Canada. The cause of the crash was determined to be the Pilots failure to seethe radio tower. The two civilian ferry Pilots killed were Pilot Marino Guglielmetti, 42 Petaluma, California and Co-pilot Robert McKee, 30 Spokane,Washington."
GATWARD, Alan Arthur - F/O -272 - RAAF.
Alamein Memorial Egypt.
Hurricane I - V7552 -
EVANS, Andrew Harold Sargent (Australian) - Sgt - 741895 - RAFVR.
Cockburnspath Parish Churchyard, Berwickshire.
Beaufort I - L9829 - 3(C) OTU.
IZZARD, Albert Edward - AC2c - 926592 - RAFVR.
Rusthall(St.Paul) New Churchyard, Kent.
KUCK, Peter Willi Brord - AC2c - 1153772 - RAFVR.
Redditch (Plymouth Road) Cemetery, Worcestershire.
MARCHANT, Richard John - AC2c - 1163224 - RAFVR.
Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
These three airmen are linked with Whitley V - K7244 - 9 BGS, which crashed at Abersoch Bay, Cae.
PARSONS, Norman Douglas Musson - S/Lt(A) - HMS Furious - RN - MiD.
Reading Crematorium, Oxfordshire.
Skua - L3054 - 801 Sqdn FAA,RN.
JACKSON, Leigh Allyn - Pilot - RAFFC.
Glendale (Forest Lawn) Memorial Park, Los Angeles County, California.
GEORGE, Christopher ,Mr.
Cimetiere Mont-Royal,Outermost, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada.
These two airmen along with Sherman H McCaughan (listed above) were crew of
Hudson -T9450 - ATFERO - A take off accident at St.Hubert Airport, QC. Two American and one Canadian were killed.
The airplane was on a delivery flight from California to England via Canada, carrying three crew members. Shortly after takeoff from Montreal-Saint Hubert Airport, the airplane went out of control and crashed, bursting into flames. All three occupants were killed.
Cpt L. A. JACKSON, pilot,
S. H. McCAUGHAN, radio operator.