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Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/8859Pilot Officer W Blasinski (Polish), Sergeant S Sadawa (Polish): killed; aircraft accident at Edlington Hall, Northumberland, Defiant R1679, 60 Operational Training Unit, 5 September 1941.C16924701

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Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
PorucznikWladyslaw BLASINSKI (P/1040) R1679  AIR81/8859 1941-09-0560 OTU United KingdomChevington Cemetery
PlutonowyStanislaw SADAWA (P/781291) R1679  AIR81/8859 1941-09-0560 OTU United KingdomChevington Cemetery


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Flight Lieutenant Archibald Hynd JohnstoneNorman, Johnstone's service number could quite feasibly have been R167913 or perhaps R267913, however the latter may be a little high for a 1942 enlistment. Perhaps his correct number shows up in the 19 OTU ORB. Ian Macdonald ....Read More.Ian M Macdonald on 25th September 2009 08:42:15
Flight Lieutenant Archibald Hynd Johnstone[QUOTE Ian M Macdonald] Norman, Johnstone's service number could quite feasibly have been R167913 or perhaps R267913, however the latter may be a little high for a 1942 enlistment. Perhaps his correct number shows up in the 19 OTU ORB. Ian Macdonald [/QUOTE] Hello Ian, I discovered the service number 'R367913', found in the ORB 'posting out of 76 Sqn, was a typo error and in the earlier 'posting in ' found to be 'K267913'. I understand the 'K' denotes former service in the Royal Canadian Air Training Corp. Also, his number changed on commission to 'R48960'. Please see my ammended post No 7. Once again, thank you for pointing out the error. Norman ....Read More.namrondooh on 27th September 2009 10:41:01


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