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Thread: 430430 - Unaccounted airmen - 30-4-1943

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

    John Anthony Hughes-Rees 113942 , was admitted to Number 6 General hospital with a 2 day history of headaches , general malaise and slight weakness in the legs . On the day after admission he woke to find he could not move his limbs except for a faint movement of his fingers . His diaphragm rapidly ceased to function and he was placed in a respirator , being comfortable for 36 hours but died suddenly whilst talking of acute anterior poliomyelitis
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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Fred Hughes 1526737 , attached to 182 Squadron , was admitted to RAF Station Hospital, Uxbridge on 28 February and became dangerously ill on 5 April . He died at 21:20 Hours following a radical maistodectomy for a extra dural abscess with his parents at his bedside

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

    Melville Francis Fortune 620140 , attached to 320 MU, was admitted dangerously ill to Number 1 British General hospital on 30 April, where he died of encephalitis

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    Leslie Jack Jarvis 959219 | attached to Number 218 MU | as a Fitter 2A, was admitted dangerously ill to St.Martinís hospital, Bath on 19 April where he died of pneumonia

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    Default Re: 430430 - Unaccounted airmen - 30-4-1943

    926961 LAC Raymond Gumley Apr 1943 death is recorded as follows
    "He had been medically discharged when he died from natural causes in Papworth Hospital, Cambridge. He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery."
    Source: Air Of Authority (www.rafweb.org) members area casualty lists 1943
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