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by davidf
Sun Jan 10, 2010 7:45 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Edward Brooks MIA 1/9/44
Replies: 3
Views: 3345

Re: Edward Brooks MIA 1/9/44

B-24H-15-FO Liberator 42-52349 lost 9 Jan 1944, South Atlantic (departed Morrison Field, Florida) The following listed as MIA (on Tablets of the Missing at East Coast Memorial, NY City): WEBB, CHARLES F, 1LT (Pilot) SAVAGE, ANDREW M, 2LT LANKFORD, CYRIL I., 2LT MULROY, MAURICE P., 2LT GOFF, ROY E., ...
by davidf
Sun Dec 20, 2009 3:51 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: AHS Centaur wreck found
Replies: 2
Views: 2289

AHS Centaur wreck found

from abc.net.au 20 December 2009 http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/12/20/2776780.htm Crew finds Centaur shipwreck A search team has discovered the wreck of Australian wartime hospital ship Centaur. The WWII ship was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in 1943 and sank off the south-east Queensla...
by davidf
Sun Dec 06, 2009 5:54 am
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Missing Air men OBI Island 0675811 Alexander
Replies: 5
Views: 5040

Re: Missing Air men OBI Island 0675811 Alexander

I have found some more information on the mission Bollinger and Alexander were on when they went missing. They were in a flight of seven P-51s flying from Biak to Morotai on 26th February 1945 [ enroute to 3rd Air Commando Group ]. The seven aircraft were listed as: 298 Robert R. Harrison 205 Homer ...
by davidf
Sat Nov 28, 2009 12:43 am
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Missing Air men OBI Island 0675811 Alexander
Replies: 5
Views: 5040

Re: Missing Air men OBI Island 0675811 Alexander

I assume the you are referring to "J" Mission interrogation reports? The United States airmen referred to were 2nd Lts Earnest R ALEXANDER and Leon A BOLLINGER. I have been trying to find information on their aircraft and mission(s) for some time. They were probably in separate P-51's lost in late F...
by davidf
Fri Aug 21, 2009 7:27 am
Forum: Veterans
Topic: napkin rings with the number WX27614 1945
Replies: 1
Views: 3547

Re: napkin rings with the number WX27614 1945

It may help to know how you acquired these napkin rings. WX27614 is the service number of Australian Army Private Allistor Victor THOMSON, who enlisted in Western Australia in 1942 and was discharged in 1946 (i.e. survived the war). He may have been involved in the Oboe 2 operation at Balikpapan on ...
by davidf
Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:38 am
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: Executed USAAF Airmen at Rabaul
Replies: 2
Views: 3751

Re: Executed USAAF Airmen at Rabaul

How did you go with your search for the American airmen? I know that one of them was: Lt. Philip L. BECK, USAAF (from Lansing, Mich.) who's body was identified by ID disk and dental charts. He was falsely listed as lost on the Kokai Maru by the Japanese. By the way, the two US airmen "identified" in...