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Offline DeeBoneham

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Re: RAF War Graves-now with aircrews names - Chièvres, Belgium
« Reply #45 on: Thursday 19 May 11 14:38 BST (UK) »
Hi Kitching. ADM199 is the FEPOW expert. You might try him with a private message for more details about Changi and information about your rellie.  I dont know whether we have any Singapore members but you could have a look to see if there is a group on here for that area of the world.
If you want his service record you can pay for it from the RAF though if your Uncle has any NOK ie your grandparents or a wife still alive it would be better coming from them.  If he has a wife then it would be free...
Good luck and let us know what you find out.
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Re: RAF War Graves-now with aircrews names - Chièvres, Belgium
« Reply #46 on: Thursday 19 May 11 17:51 BST (UK) »
HI

I know this is a long shot, but is there any way I could find a grave in Singapore, my great uncle Albert Whitford died 14th Feb 1942 I think in Changie ( not sure if this is how you spell it) prison he was age 22 and in the RAF

Details are on the CWGC site for your uncle
Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambs, Middlesex, Oxfordshire, Sussex, Surrey, Kent.
Edinburgh, Kirkcaldy, Lochgelly.

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Re: RAF War Graves-now with aircrews names - Chièvres, Belgium
« Reply #47 on: Thursday 19 May 11 20:56 BST (UK) »
HI

Thank you, No there is no wife, he was the last of 16 children, his mother never got over his death, she always said he was living in the jungle, after is death , in fact a long time after his death she got 6 old pence  pension.

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Re: RAF War Graves-now with aircrews names - Chièvres, Belgium
« Reply #48 on: Sunday 16 July 17 18:05 BST (UK) »
I hope you can help...I noticed that you have some photographs from Chievres. We are researching RAF 35 Squadron as my grandfather flew with them and would like photographs of the crew members who were buried at Chievres. If you have them would you be prepared to send us copies please:

Boam A G
Clark R C
Dale H
Kemp J C
Lewis L A
Rhodes D C
(All 09/05/1944)

Anderson J B
Collins W N
Fuller J
Heggie A A S
Markham V M
McGregor-Cheers J
McHale T P
(All 25/08/1941)

Many Thanks

Laura


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Re: RAF War Graves-now with aircrews names - Chièvres, Belgium
« Reply #49 on: Wednesday 25 October 17 15:25 BST (UK) »
Only came across this post recently and I'd like to add my thanks to Sarah for her original post and making photos available. My mother's cousin was William Macfarlane the pilot of Lancaster W4317. An extract of the book 'A Shaky Do' by Peter Cunliffe describing the raid in which his plane was lost is given here https://www.historicaltalks.co.uk/lancaster-w4317-qr-r-61-squadron

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