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 Post subject: 21 Nov 1942 - 4089 Flt RAF Regiment Casualties
PostPosted: Tue Nov 02, 2010 4:16 pm 
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Thought some of you might be interested in the following: -

21 Nov 1942 - 4089 Flt - were killed in an air attack on the airfield at Bone.

HERSNIP, HARRY Sgt 1356681
MORRIS, EDWARD MOSS AC1 1507041
BARKER, HENRY Cpl 1305276
PATERSON, THOMAS LAC 1305026
LAW, JAMES LOVE Flt Lt 88780

09-Dec 1942 HARVEY, FREDERICK CHARLES Cpl 923363 - 4090 Flt - was probably killed in an air attack on the airfield at Canrobert.

10-Dec 1942 MAYNARD, CECIL EDWARD Cpl 1308065 2819 Sqn - was killed when the Smith gun he was operating exploded during a live firing practice.

05-Apr 1943 FLEMING, WILLIAM JOSEPH DUDLEY Flt Lt 100686 2771 - was killed when his jeep was hit during an attack on the forward landing grounds at Ouleme and Thelepte.

18-Sep 1943 KILGALLON, GERARD JOSEPH LAC 1107765 2909 -was probably killed whilst defending the airstrip at Antimachia on Cos.

19-Sep 1943 MARTELL, GORDON RONALD LAC 1458928 2909 - was probably killed whilst defending the airstrip at Antimachia on Cos.

7 Jun 1944 - possibly killed when LCT43 as it crossed the Channel from Gosport to Juno Beach.

SALMON, NEVILLE WILLIAM Sgt 1309425 2726

7 Jun 1944 - probably killed when LCT46 was hit by a German coastal battery as it crossed the Channel from Gosport to Juno Beach.

BATCHELOR, LIONEL ALGIE Cpl 1533722 2817
DRING, NORMAN DOUGLAS LAC 1483454 2817
PARKER, JAMES RONALD Sgt 1541161 2817

10 Aug 1944 - was killed or died from injuries susutained at Tortorella when a P38 crashed into 2933's tented area as it took off on a test flight.

ASPEY, JOHN LAC 1100992
COLES, SYDNEY CHARLES Cpl 1420932
DURHAM, ANTHONY STUART LAC 1408978
HICKEY, RICHARD LAC 1435263
JONES, GLYNDWR AC1 1470834
PERROTT, ALBERT LAC 1544564
RICHARDS, HOWELL LAC 1249740
THOMPSON, JAMES EDWARD LAC 1429820
BEASLEY, DENNIS HAROLD LAC 1430360
PARKINSON, ROBERT Cpl 1509159

McGAUGHEY, THOMAS LAC 1347563 was possibly killed or died from injuries susutained at Tortorella when a P38 crashed into 2933's tented area as it took off on a test flight, but he has no unit listed on CWGC or GRO.

11 Aug 1944 - probably died from injuries susutained at Tortorella when a P38 crashed into 2933's tented area as it took off on a test flight the previous day.

CROMBIE, JAMES LAC 1556765
HIGGINS, MARTIN LAC 1348953
LOCK, ALFRED REGINALD CHARLES Cpl 1250719
MORAN, WILLIAM TERENCE Cpl 1528632

28-Oct 1944 DENNIS, JOHN HUGH Fg Off 108554 2908 - was killed when his amoured car was hit by a 37mm anti-tank shell near Kozani in Yugoslavia.

19-Nov 1944 STRATTON, REGINALD BARTON LAC 1213814 2721 - died from sharpnel wounds sustained whilst storming the sugar factory in Classe Fuori.

16 Dec 1944 - probably killed when a V2 rocket hit the Rex Cinema in Antwerp

ALLEN, ARTHUR FOSTER LAC 1435005 2717
FRANCIS, JOHN LAC 1452021 2717
AKASS, CHARLES RICHARD Cpl 930476 2757
CLOTWORTHY, HAROLD LAC 1049735 2757
REAH, WILLIAM THOMAS HEDLEY LAC 1047387 2757
WILKINS, LEONARD LAC 1047377 2757
CHRISTOPHERS, DERRICK HAROLD Fg Off 127570 2880
WEBDALE, JOHN LAC 1425150 2880

23 Jan 1945 - was probably killed when a V2 landed on the airfield at Stapleford Tawney destroying a lecture room.


GIBBONS, THOMAS HENRY LAC 1717400 2727
TURNER, ARTHUR JAMES LAC 1191253 2839
BAYNES-COPE, BERYL LACW 2132541 2839
CLIFFORD, HENRY KEATCH Flt Lt 102320 2839
JONES, THOMAS LAC 1530699 2839
METHERELL, REGINALD WILLIAM AC1 3204104 2839
PEARSON, JOHN DOUGLAS HENRY Flt Lt 124675 2839
SADLER, KENNETH WILLIAM ROBSON LAC 928445 2839
BARNES, JAMES FREDERICK Sgt 1300434 2839
BRACEGIRDLE, THOMAS LAC 1439780 2839
BRODRIBB, ANTHONY JOHN LAC 1575865 2839
McAULAY, ALBERT JAMES LAC 1554581 2839

08-Mar 1945 DAVIS, ROBERT WILLIAM LAC 921417 2945 Sqn - probably killed in a firefight near the forward airfield at Ondauk.

24-Mar 1945 LANDER, CUTHBERT MONS Wg Cdr 108159 OC, 1307 Wing - he was killed by a sniper whilst leading a morning sweep in defence of the airfield at Meiktila together with DAKERS, WILLIAM LAC 1348027 2708 Sqn.


09-Apr 1945 DOHERTY, ANTHONY LAC 1556904 and ROBERTS, ERIC LLOYD Fg Off 127666 both of 2805 Sqn - killed in the fighting to secure a crossing of the Ems-Weser Canal.

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 Post subject: Re: 21 Nov 1942 - 4089 Flt RAF Regiment Casualties
PostPosted: Tue Nov 02, 2010 5:31 pm 
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Hi jaybee2786,

Good find mate.

Brothers in arms paid the ultimate price for us :salute:

Regards, Mick D.

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 Post subject: Re: 21 Nov 1942 - 4089 Flt RAF Regiment Casualties
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There was at least one sister in arms there too...

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