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 Hampden I  L4181



National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1688Sergeant E Farrands, Sergeant E Battle, Sergeant E Nicoll: injured; aircraft accident, Hampden L4181, 106 Squadron, 25 November 1939.C16359519
AIR81/2363Aircraftman M Cook, Aircraftman GJ Higgs, Aircraftman P J Curry: killed; Corporal W Dobson, Aircraftman F Burrow; injured; aircraft accident, RAF Finningley, Hampden L4181, 106 Squadron (aircraft crashed into dispersal field gun post), 6 July 1940.C16471875

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hampden I L4181

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 2nd ClassMatthew COOK (620895) Hampden I L4181 AIR81/2363 1940-07-06106 SqdnUnited KingdomCramlington (Mayfield) Cemeter
Aircraftman 2nd ClassPatrick Joseph CURRY (573507) Hampden I L4181 AIR81/2363 1940-07-06106 SqdnUnited KingdomFinningley (Holy Trinity And S
Aircraftman 2nd ClassGranville John HIGGS (649099) Hampden I L4181 AIR81/2363 1940-07-06106 SqdnUnited KingdomMynyddislwyn (St. Tudwr) Churc

Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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George Albert Campfield PottsHello, Prior to his service with No.50 Squadron, P/O Potts served on No.106 squadron. On the 6th July, 1940, during night flying practice, Potts overshot Finningley airfield in Hampden I L4181. His aircraft crashed through tented accommodation, killing three airmen* and injuring two others. No one aboard the Hampden was hurt. See: BCL1/85 * 620895 AC2 Matthew COOK RAF + 573507 AC2 Patrick Joseph CURRY RAF + 649099 AC2 Granville John HIGGS RAF + All of No.106 Sqn. Garbled account here: http://www.rafcommands.com/dcforum/DCForumID6/Data/17433.txt For details of his ditching on 25/26-8-1940, see: BCL1/103. also... Mentioned in Despatches - A/S/L. - King's Birthday Honour List - LG: 2/6/1943. p.2456. http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/36033/supplements/2456 Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 7th July 2013 09:50:19


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