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 Magister I L5947

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Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/2340Pilot Officer S C Ladyman: injured; Sergeant H Pearce: died of injuries; aircraft accident, Bracebridge, Magister L5947, 44 Squadron, 2 July 1940.C16471852

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Magister I L5947

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantHarold PEARCE (560875) Magister I L5947  AIR81/2340 1940-07-0244 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMillom (St. George) Churchyard

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400702 - Unaccounted airman - 2-7-1940What caused the death of Sgt Harold PEARCE - 560875 - 44 Squadron, who died of wounds or injuries received on active service and listed in Casualty Communiqué Nr. 44 (Flight 1-8-1940 page 94). He lies buried Plot B Grave 232 of the Millom (St.George) Churchyard, Cumberland. His name is NOT in my Roll of Honour 44 Squadron. It's rumoured that he was killed on Magister L5947 but this aircraft was lost on 2-7-19"43" (Air Britain Aeromilitaria Autumn 2010 - control column of aircraft jammed during aerobatics by passenger's parachute; hit house at Bracebridge Heath in Lincolnshire). Regards and thanks, Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 28th September 2010 10:38:03
430702 - Unaccounted airmen - 2-7-1943What were the places of death registration for: A - Died on active service: AC1 Clifford E. BOZWORTH - 1319795 - age 22, aqnd LAC William G. GIBSON - 1054250. B - Not found in Flight Global: LAC James A. MACDONALD - 948318 - 620 Sqn (Chedburgh, Suffolk). C - Died of wounds or injuries received on active service: Sgt (WOp) William S.H. MENZIES - 919401. D - Proposed aircraft losses: Magister I - L5947 - 44 Sqn - flew into ground Bracebridge Heath, Lincolnshire (or was the accident date 2-7-19"40"; see my thread "400702 - Unaccounted airman - 2-7-1940"). Beaufort II - AW382 - 5 (C)OTU - overshot landing at night Long Kesh. Oxford I - MP281 - 6 (P)AFU - flew into ground Moreton-in-Marsh (already as a casualty on this a/c: Sgt [Pilot] K.B. ANSTALL - 1509442). E - It is known that this day a 1,000 lb bomb exploded on a trolly at Lissett, Yorkshire, and have names of following casualties on file, all assigned to 158 Sqn: Cpl Leslie T. FIELDING - 1079323 (commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial); AC1 Jack E. LAUCOCK - 1696963 (commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial); AC2 Robert G. MILLS - 1030747; AC1 William MITHAN - 1085812; AC1 Lewis D. MOORE - 1665709 - age 33, and AC1 Kenneth D. TAYLOR - 1131423. Regards and thanks for your help. Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 28th September 2010 11:38:51
400702 - Unaccounted airman - 2-7-1940L5947 date is wrong Crashed 2.7.40 while being flown between Finningley and Waddington 1 killed 1 seriously injured. Crash at Bracebridge Heath. It was on books of hq practice flight Waddington and soc 13.7.40 source is Miles Aircraft the early years by Peter Amos pub air Britain 2009 ....Read More.paulmcmillan on 28th September 2010 03:42:18
400702 - Unaccounted airman - 2-7-1940Thanks Dick & Paul for confirmation loss date Martinet L5947 being 2-7-1940. Regards, Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 29th September 2010 02:51:17
AiB AVIA Class ReportsThe TNA index for AVIA 5 has a number of errors in the transcription of serial numbers that prevent easy searches. The following is very much a work in progress for AVIA5/19, the first wartime file, to provide an index of: Aircraft Serial Number, Aircraft Type, Date of Incident, W reference 2199 Blenheim IV W914 AM266 Catalina II ??/01/1941 W958a AR651 Mohawk IV 08/01/1941 W947 AR658 Mohawk IV 02/01/1941 W945 AR664 Mohawk IV 01/02/1941 W958 AR666 Mohawk IV 06/08/1940 W853 G-ADPF Tiger Moth W822 G-ADVH Monospar W748a G-AESO Tiger Moth W747 K4927 Hart Trainer 08/12/1940 W934 K6011 Swordfish 29/11/1940 W928 K6248 Anson I 21/03/1941 W989 K6272 Anson I 21/06/1940 W795 K6296 Anson I 01/04/1941 W997 K6718 Spitfire P W949 K7019 Harrow II 21/10/1938 W621 K7114 Blenheim I 09/03/1941 W984 K7156 Blenheim I 05/07/1940 W808 K7190 Whitley I 02/05/1939 W654 K7229 Whitley I 05/03/1941 W983 K7260 Whitley I 18/12/1939 W718 K7435 Audax I 11/10/1938 W619 K7594 Battle I 11/12/1937 W581 K7732 Wellesley I 29/09/1938 W617 K7933 Gladiator I 16/06/1938 W604 K7950 Gladiator I 19/11/1939 W709 K8503 Shark II 20/02/1941 W969a K8733 Anson I 21/02/1939 W639 K8996 Whitley III 18/10/1939 W693 K9001 Whitley III 19/09/1939 W684 K9002 Whitley III 21/07/1939 W669 K9223 Battle I 01/10/1940 W886 K9419 Battle I ??/03/1939 W641 K9838 Spitfire I 16/03/1939 W643 K9965 Spitfire I 08/09/1939 W679 K9977 Spitfire I 30/12/1939 W719 L1100 Blenheim I 03/01/1941 W946 L1153 Blenheim I 18/07/1938 W607 L1160 Blenheim I 07/11/1938 W623 L1164 Blenheim I 03/09/1939 W677 L1232 Blenheim I 05/06/1940 W784 L1358 Blenheim I 10/07/1940 W814 L1549 Hurricane I 20/07/1938 W607 L1577 Hurricane I 01/02/1941 W959 L1629 Hurricane I 02/02/1939 W635 L1717 Hurricane I 27/11/1940 W926 L1791 Hurricane I 25/07/1940 W827 L1849 Hurricane I 07/07/1940 W810 L1870 Hurricane I 29/07/1940 W827 L1936 Hurricane I 04/07/1940 W797 L1955 Hurricane I 29/07/1940 W832 L1989 Hurricane I ??/07/1940 W827 L2162 Sunderland I 20/09/1938 W616 L2944 Skua II 27/07/1940 W829 L2946 Skua II 11/01/1940 W724 L3036 Skua II 14/11/1939 W708 L4054 Hampden I 07/04/1940 W749 L4136 Hampden I 20/04/1939 W649 L4161 Hampden I 05/09/1939 W678 L4243 Wellington I 15/05/1939 W656 L4261 Wellington I 01/03/1941 W979 L4290 Wellington I 21/07/1939 W670 L4395 Mentor 21/03/1940 W745 L4547 Oxford I 06/11/1939 W703 L4571 Oxford I 18/09/1939 W683 L4580 Oxford I 13/09/1938 W615 L4702 Lysander I 28/04/1939 W653 L4762 Lysander II 28/04/1939 W652 L4853 Blenheim IV 06/08/1940 W838 L5356 Battle I 29/10/1940 W900 L5947 Magister I ??/07/1940 W807 L5948 Magister I 10/05/1938 W602 L6016 Hereford I 09/05/1940 W765 L6160 Botha I 02/05/1940 W775 L6205 Botha I ??/08/1940 W850 L6612 Blenheim I 19/12/1940 W941 L6679 Blenheim I 16/11/1940 W912 L6970 Defiant I 11/06/1940 W791 L7004 Defiant I 07/06/1940 W787 L7278 Manchester I 21/03/1941 W988 L7596 DH.86 28/07/1939 W672 L8060 Magister I 16/08/1938 W614 L8136 Magister I 11/11/1938 W624 L8331 Magister I 15/04/1940 W754 L8369 Blenheim I 25 ....Read More.Ross_McNeill on 7th November 2011 08:36:22

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