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Thread: 420525 - Unaccounted airmen - 25-5-1942

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    John Thomas Holden 990096, died at sea on board HMHS Amsterdam from the effects of heat exhaustion

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Frank Sutcliffe 947630 , attached to Number 53 RSU, was seriously injured and unable to move below the shoulders when he dived into shallow water on 25 May. Admitted to Number 2 Indian CCS he was transported to Number 58 General hospital with his head restrained between sandbags but died 1 hour after admission. His prognosis was poor but it was felt that the lack of adequate immobilization and rough road journey had proved fatal. A post mortem found complete fractures of the 5th cervical vertebrae with a pulped spinal cord and the free fragment of spine had been forced down by jolting

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Sidney Frank Wells 1611443 , attached to Number 78 Signals Wing, , died whilst a patient in Shenley Military hospital of self inflicted injuries

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    George Harold Bessant 140917 , attached to Draft 3942 , was landed seriously ill at Alexandria, where he died at Number 13 General hospital.

    There was No cause of death stated in his records, so a GRO overseas death certificate was purchased by myself and he died of typhoid fever

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Norman Edmund Miller 1716964 | attached to Number 15 Recruit’s Centre | was admitted dangerously ill to SSQ at Park House, Blackpool on 25 February where he died of lobar pneumonia

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