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    Default 400511 - Unaccounted Airmen - 11-05-1940

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    400511 - Unaccounted Airmen - 11-05-1940

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    BOYLIN, Edward David - AC1c - 921817 - RAFVR - AIR Ministry.
    Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey.
    He was killed in an air raid at Staffordshire House WC1.

    BURLING, Charles George - AC1c - 1185139 - RAFVR - 904 Balloon Sqdn.
    Bobbingworth Or Bovinger(St.German) Churchyard, Essex.
    Enemy air raid on night of 10/5 at 2300 hours - HE bomb direct hit to billet - resulting in instantaneous death of the three airmen on this day - GILES, HAWKES and BURLING.

    CURNYN, James - AC1c - 1056620 - RAFVR - RAF Southend.
    Glasgow (St.Kentigern's) Roman Catholic Cemetery, Glasgow.
    killed in an air raid on Rochford Aerodrome.

    GILES, Henry - Lac - 958733 - RAFVR - 904 Balloon Sqdn.
    Surbiton Cemetery, Surrey.
    Enemy air raid on night of 10/5 at 2300 hours - HE bomb direct hit to billet - resulting in instantaneous death of the three airmen on this day - GILES, HAWKES and BURLING.

    HAMBLETON, Frederick Lawrence - Cpl - 358697 - RAF - RAF Cheadle.
    Islington Cemetery and Crematorium, Middlesex.
    He was transferred from RAF Hospital Rauceby to PMH Halton on 1 April dying at 08:45 Hours from secondary cancerous deposits in the cerebellum.

    HAWKES, Thomas George - AC1c - 1291657 - RAFVR - 904 Balloon Sqdn.
    Mitcham (London Road) Cemetery, Surrey.
    Enemy air raid on night of 10/5 at 2300 hours - HE bomb direct hit to billet - resulting in instantaneous death of the three airmen on this day - GILES, HAWKES and BURLING.

    LAWRENCE, Walter Harold - Cpl - 844621 - RAF (AAF) - 907 Balloon Sqdn.
    Harrow Weald Cemetery, Middlesex.
    Lawrence killed due to bomb exploding on site.

    MACKAY, David Douglas - AC1c - 1358078 - RAFVR - 53 Sqdn.
    Edinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery, Edinburgh.
    Killed in Enemy air raid.

    MERCY, Ivor - Lac - 1001420 - RAFVR.
    Risca ( Danycraig) Cemetery, Monmouthshire.
    Killed in air raid on Lympne; death registered Holborn.

    MORRISON, William Blair - AC1c - 1104142 - RAFVR.
    Perth ( Jeanfield and Wellshill) Cemetery, Perthshire.
    Homicide: Charles Robinson White (21) #1300541, aircraftman, [was] charged with culpable homicide by discharging a rifle at another aircraftman, William Blair Morrison, whereby he died immediately, the view was put forward that he was suffering from schizophrenia or split mind. One doctor witness said White told him that he kept hearing voices in his head, and one voice said 'Why don't you kill that man?' White was ordered by Lord Moncrieff to be detained in prison during the King's pleasure. The Statutory Deaths Register on the Scotland's People website records that Morison (note spelling) died at 9.30 a.m. at R.A.F. Station Dunino, Fife due to a gunshot wound to the head.


    PHILIPSON, Joseph Hector - Lac - 989765 - RAFVR.
    Haydon Bridge (St.Cuthbert) Churchyard Extension, Northumberland.
    News has been received by Mrs. Philipson, of Whittis Hill, Haydon Bridge, that her husband, Aircraftsman Joseph Hector Philipson, was killed in a raid on London, this being Haydon’s first victim of the war. A/C Philipson was home on leave three weeks ago, and during his stay rushed to the assistance of his brother, whose home had suffered in a North-East raid. In civil life he was popular as a Haydon F.C. member, was the union secretary to the workers at the Langley Barony Fireclay Works. He leaves a widow and a six-year-old daughter.

    REBBECK, John Bertram - AC1c - 842019 - RAF (AAF) - 903 Balloon Sqdn.
    Camberwell New Cemetery, London.
    Killed in Air Raid: When High Explosive bombs demolished the Flats where he was living with his wife at South London.

    ROSS, Daniel (Argentina) - AC2c - 1287295 - RAFVR - 80 Signals Wng.
    Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey.
    He was killed in an air raid at Westbourne Grove London W2.

    SIMPSON, George William - Cpl - 971659 - RAFVR - Air Ministry.
    Ripon Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    He was killed in an air raid at Staffordshire House London WC1.

    STAFFORD, William - Lac - 844793 - RAF (AAF) - 907 Balloon Sqdn.
    Harrow Weald Cemetery, Middlesex.
    Killed when a enemy bomb exploded on the site of 907 Balloon Sqn at Woodberry Down, Finsbury Park, London.

    YEOMAN, Jack - AC1c - 993752 - RAFVR.
    Whitkirk Church Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    Cause of death ?


    From CWGC -

    EGYPT
    DALBY, Harry Mitton - AC2c - 976472 - RAFVR - 84 Sqdn(?).
    Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
    A despatch rider, he was seriously wounded in April and succumbed to his wounds in Hospital.

    UK
    BACON, Edgar James William - AC2c - 1265377 - RAFVR.
    Romford Cemetery, Essex.
    Spitfire Ia - R6817 - 53 OTU.
    See :AIR 81/6376.

    WINGFIELD, Victor John - Sgt - 801551 - RAF (AAF).
    Maidstone Cemetery, Kent.
    Beaufighter If - R2245 - 29 Sqdn.
    See:AIR 81/6424.

    RUSH, Alfred Samuel - LA - L/LD/X.5370 - RNVR - HMS Formidable.
    SPARKE, Philip Donald Julian - Lt(A) - RN - HMS Formidable - DSC +2 Bars.
    These two Naval Airman are commemorated on the Lee-on-solent Memorial, Hampshire.
    They were crew of Fulmar I - N1990 - 806 Sqdn FAA, RN.

    BAERWALD, Bruno - GAF.
    HERMANN, Josef - GAF.
    HUBER, Lorenz - GAF.
    MAIHOEFER, Johannes - GAF.
    KRAUSE, Heinz - GAF.
    LANGER, Wolfgang - GAF.
    LUDEWIG, Alfred - GAF.
    MEISTER, Helmut - GAF.
    MUHN, Fritz - GAF.
    REUHLE, Siegfried - GAF.
    SCHURFF, Adolf - GAF.
    SCHIED, Adolf - GAF.
    SCHUDERER, Leodegar - GAF.
    SPECK, Johann - GAF.
    WYLEZOL, Edmund - GAF.
    These fifteen German Airmen rest at Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery, Staffordshire.
    Cause of death ?


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    Default Re: 400511 - Unaccounted Airmen - 11-05-1940

    11-05-1941 !

    Yeoman 993752 . I know where be died, but not exactly how. No cause stated. He's one there may be another viable option on though

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    Default Re: 400511 - Unaccounted Airmen - 11-05-1940

    Very minor, but R6817 had been converted to Spitfire Va by the time of the incident leading to the death of AC Bacon.

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    Default Re: 400511 - Unaccounted Airmen - 11-05-1940

    The Germans:

    BAERWALD, Bruno - GAF.
    HERMANN, Josef - GAF.
    MAIHOEFER, Johannes - GAF.
    >> Crew of He111P-2 1G+IS of 8./KG27, shot down by a Beaufighter of 219 Sqn:
    https://aircrewremembered.com/Kracke...&qand=Johannes

    HUBER, Lorenz - GAF.
    SCHIED, Adolf - GAF.
    SCHUDERER, Leodegar - GAF.
    >> Crew of He111P-2 1619 G1+BT of 9./KG55, shot down over Sussex:
    https://aircrewremembered.com/Kracke...e/?q=SCHUDERER

    KRAUSE, Heinz - GAF.
    LANGER, Wolfgang - GAF. - surname was LANGNER
    >> Crew of He111P-2 1389 1G+GR, shot down by a Beaufighter of 29 Sqn:
    https://aircrewremembered.com/Kracke...&qand=Wolfgang

    LUDEWIG, Alfred - GAF.
    >> Pilot of Bf109F-1 5691 black 3 of 2./JG51, crashed at Southend:
    https://aircrewremembered.com/Kracke...IG&qand=Alfred

    MEISTER, Helmut - GAF.
    SCHURFF, Adolf - GAF.
    WYLEZOL, Edmund - GAF.
    Crew of He111H-5 4002 A1+CL, shot down by a Defiant of 151 Sqn:
    https://aircrewremembered.com/Kracke...ase/?q=SCHURFF

    MUHN, Fritz - GAF.
    REUHLE, Siegfried - GAF.
    SPECK, Johann - GAF.
    >> Crew of He111H-8 3971 G1+EM of 9./KG55, shot down near Solihull:
    https://aircrewremembered.com/Kracke...peck&qand=3971

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