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    Default 410518 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-05-1941

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    410518 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-05-1941

    From Henk's List -

    EGYPT
    LONGMAN, George Arthur - Air Fitter - Fx.79319 - HMS Phoenix - RN.
    Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
    Died at the Great Bitter Lakes, Egypt. Cause of death ?

    IRAQ
    McCLEERY, William Robert - Sqdn/Ldr - 31097 - RAF - AFM, C de G.
    Habbaniyah War Cemetery, Iraq .
    Killed in an Air Raid on RAF Habbaniya by German He111's.
    See: AIR 81/6471.

    UK
    KERR, George - Cpl - 615092 - RAF - RAF Bircham Newton.
    Old Monkland Cemetery, Lanarkshire.
    Dangerously injured in an air raid at RAF Docking satellite airfield at 23:30 Hours on 16 May dying in RAF Hospital Ely at 01:45 Hours.

    PORTER, Frederick Herbert - AC1c - 575868 - RAF - 67 MU.
    Farnborough Cemetery, Hampshire.
    He died in the Royal Cornwall infirmary, Truro, of multiple injuries sustained at RAF St.Eval in the explosion of an HE Bomb.

    STEER, Henry William - AC1c - 10610 - RAF - 6 SFTS.
    Dorking Cemetery, Surrey.
    He died at Ashford Military hospital Oxfordshire of paresis.

    TEMPLE, David Samuel - Cpl - 967234 - RAFVR .
    Little Rissington (St.Peter) Churchyard, Gloucestershire.
    Whitley V - P5047 - 6FTS/10 OTU.
    See: AIR 81/6519.

    From CWGC -

    AUSTRALIA
    DARTNALL, Ronald Lawrence - Lac - 205762 - RAAF - 2 A D.
    Victoria Cremation Memorial, Victoria, Australia.
    Died as a result of an accident while in Sydney.

    SOUTH AFRICA
    VORSTER, C, J, - Air Mechanic - 210460 - SAAF.
    Bloemfontein (In Memoriam) Cemetery, Free State,South Africa.
    Reportedly accidentally killed.

    UK
    DAVIES, Percy Gilbert - Lac - 1378633 - RAFVR.
    Hawarden (St.Deiniol) Churchyard, Flintshire.
    Tiger Moth II - N6943 - 19 EFTS .
    See: AIR 81/6903.

    GLOVER, William Ronald - Lac (UT/Pilot) - 1187935 - RAFVR.
    Warlingham (All Saints) Churchyard, Surrey.
    Oxford II - N6370 - 14 SFTS.
    See: AIR 81/6503.

    RAWCLIFFE, John Samuel Edgar - Lac(UT/Pilot) - 964357 - RAFVR.
    Chingford Mount Cemetery, Essex.
    Whitley V - P5047 - 6FTS/ 10 OTU .
    See: AIR 81/6519.

    SMALE, John Trevor - Sgt (Pilot) - 1252037 - RAFVR
    Lydney (St.Mary)Churchyard, Gloucestershire.
    Whitley V - P5047 - 6FTS/10 OTU.
    See: AIR 81/6519.

    THOMAS, Bruce Kentish - F/O - 42028 - RAF.
    Tunbridge Wells Cemetery, Kent.
    Battle Trainer - R7363 - 12 FTS.
    See:AIR 81/6498.

    DAWSON, Edward Kerfoot - Sgt - 926208 - RAFVR
    HALBERT, Billy - Sgt - 937447 - RAFVR.
    MORGAN, Thomas - Sgt - 924905 - RAFVR.
    These three airmen are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey
    Hampden I - P1233 - 25 OTU.
    See: AIR 81/6536.

    Alex

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    Default Re: 410518 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-05-1941

    Hi Alex,

    LONGMAN, George Arthur - Air Fitter - Fx.79319 - HMS Phoenix - RN.
    Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
    Died at the Great Bitter Lakes, Egypt.
    FAA/Fx.79319 Air Fitter George Arthur Longman
    HMS Phoenix
    b. 4 Feb 1919 Southampton
    d. 18 May 1941 at the Great Bitter Lakes, Ismailia, Egypt, of accidental drowning

    Source: ADM 104/133 pg 268/353

    Regards,

    Jeff

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    Default Re: 410518 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-05-1941

    Quote Originally Posted by Alex Smart View Post

    DAWSON, Edward Kerfoot - Sgt - 926208 - RAFVR
    HALBERT, Billy - Sgt - 937447 - RAFVR.
    MORGAN, Thomas - Sgt - 924905 - RAFVR.
    These three airmen are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey
    Hampden I - P1233 - 25 OTU.
    See: AIR 81/6536.
    P/O P DIXON-SPAIN was also aboard this Hampden.

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    Default Re: 410518 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-05-1941

    Hi Jeff, I have sent you a PM.
    Alex

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    Default Re: 410518 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-05-1941

    Hi Jeff, Have received your excellent message ��. And have attempted to respond, but your mail box is full so messages not getting to you.
    Alex

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    Default Re: 410518 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-05-1941

    Hi Alex - hope it helped.
    I've had a purge of the inbox
    Regards,
    Jeff

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