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Aircraftman 1st Class Philip Herbert WARREN (561954) of the Royal Air Force


Circumstances of Death: Potentially the first RAF death of WW2, or even a death pre war on September 2nd 1939 which, due to the circumstances, ensured the fact that he received a CWGC commemoration. He was found on September 3rd 1939, hanging in the Central Flying School, Upavon having committed suicide at an undetermined time prior to discovery
 

Death of Death 1939-09-03

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Burial/Commemoration Details : Sec. B. Gen. Grave 8076. at Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemeter, United Kingdom (Map)

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1939 Unaccounted Airmen Database ReconciliationAircraftman 1st Class Philip Herbert WARREN (561954) Warren Philip H 28 Devizes 5a 155 Scan available - click to view ....Read More.paulmcmillan on 3rd December 2018 07:28:59
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