Air Force Memorials To The Missing: Graves Found

Discussion in 'Non-Commemorated War Dead' started by chrisharley9, Mar 26, 2018.

  1. chrisharley9

    chrisharley9 Senior Member

    As we are now getting a few grave finds from the RAF etc I will now list them in a separate thread.

    Died 04/02/1945

    Royal Air Force Transport Command

    Cataraqui Cemetery, Ontario.
  2. Peter Clare

    Peter Clare Very Senior Member

    4 February 1945

    Mosquito KB313

    John Frederick Bradley. Cdn civ. Pilot
    John Donald McIntyre. Cdn civ. RO/Nav

    Crash Amherst. NS

    Source - Ocean Bridge - Carl A. Christie
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  3. Peter Clare

    Peter Clare Very Senior Member

    Further details re the above.....

    Mosquito VII KB313

    Lost wing recovering from dive after take-off. Amherst NS.
  4. canuck

    canuck Token Colonial Patron

    De Havilland Mosquito B.II: Powered by two Packard built Rolls-Royce Merlin 31s driving three bladed Hydromatic fully feathering propellers, this was a Canadian version (DeHavilland - Downsview) based on the B.IV Series II. First flew 24 September 1942. Used in North America only.
    112 Wg to USAAF as 43-34925

    Production: KB300 - KB324. Transferred to USAAF: KB306 (43-34931), KB312 (43-34924), KB313 (43-24925), KB315 (43-24926), KB316 (43-24927), KB317 (43-24928).
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  5. chrisharley9

    chrisharley9 Senior Member

    Warrant Officer (Pilot)COATES, JOHN HENRY
    Service Number 1147865

    Died 05/03/1945

    Aged 24

    111 Sqdn.
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    Son of John and Eliza Coates, of York.

    Commemoration moved from Malta Memorial to Padua War Cemetery.
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  6. chrisharley9

    chrisharley9 Senior Member

    Commemoration now moved.
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  7. chrisharley9

    chrisharley9 Senior Member

    Service Number 976646

    Died 18/09/1941

    405 (R.C.A.F.) Sqdn.
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    Grave Found Belfast Milltown Cemetery.
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  8. chrisharley9

    chrisharley9 Senior Member

    Service Number 167677

    Died 28/09/1946

    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    Grave found Redu Cemetery Belgium

    with thanks to Jon Heyworth
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  9. chrisharley9

    chrisharley9 Senior Member

    Aircraftman 2nd ClassDICKERS, BASIL HENRY SETH
    Service Number 1404406

    Died 29/05/1941

    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    Grave found Pyrton St Mary Churchyard, Oxon.

    With thanks to Jon Heyworth.
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  10. chrisharley9

    chrisharley9 Senior Member

    Leading AircraftmanTOYE, JOHN WILLIAM AUGUSTUS
    Service Number 912890

    Died 28/02/1945

    Aged 28

    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    Son of Frederick Ernest and Edith May Toye, of Holborn, London.

    Recent research has shown that Leading Aircraftman Toye is buried here. Currently the grave is marked with a headstone to an Unknown Soldier, but a new headstone bearing his details is now on order. Please contact the Commission for further details. Please note that this casualty was previously commemorated on the Singapore Memorial; his name will be removed when the appropriate panel is next replaced.

    Commemoration moved from Singapore Memorial to Labuan War Cemetery.
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