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'Unaccounted' airmen 26-1-1940

'Unaccounted' airmen 26-1-1940
Author: Henk Welting (Guest)
Time Stamp:
15:31:56 Sunday, September 9, 2007
Post:
What caused the death of:

F/O (Pilot) The Hon. William D.S. MONTAGU - 91111, buried Brampton (St.Mary Magdalene) Churchyard, Northamptonshire, and

P/O (Pilot) Graham S. TAYLOR - 36199, buried Sharnbrook (St.Peter) Churchyard, Bedfordshire.

Both were according to The Times (16-2-1940) killed on active service.

Aircraft write-offs for this date:

Audax I - K7492 - 11 FTS - crashed in forced landing Cheswardine, Staffordshire.

Harvard I - P5862 - 12 Gp Pool - spun into ground Aston Down, Gloucestershire.

Regards and thanks for your help.

Henk.


RE: 'Unaccounted' airmen 26-1-1940
Author: Graeme (Guest)
Time Stamp:
16:32:41 Sunday, September 9, 2007
Post:
Henk,

According to http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Huntingdonshire/Brampton.html

Flying Officer 91111, Royal Air Force. Montagu was killed in a flying accident in Scotland 26th January 1940. Aged 31.

Hope this helps,

Graeme


RE: 'Unaccounted' airmen 26-1-1940
Author: DaveW
Time Stamp:
17:34:28 Sunday, September 9, 2007
Post:
Gents,

it seems the Huntingdon War Memorial is in error re Montagu. the deaths of both of these airmen is registered at Stroud.

regards

DaveW


RE: 'Unaccounted' airmen 26-1-1940
Author: Henk Welting (Guest)
Time Stamp:
13:08:15 Tuesday, October 9, 2007
Post:
Thanks friends.

Stroud was in Gloucestershire and so was Aston Down, what could be that they were killed on the 12 Gp Pool Harvard P5862 ?

Regards,

Henk.