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Leading Aircraftman Henry WILLIAMS (1687078) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

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Death of Death 1944-07-06 Age : 39 years.

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Burial/Commemoration Details : VIII. D. 15. at Bone War Cemetery, Annaba, Algeria


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AIR81/153Flying Officer A F Smith, Pilot Officer J G C Salmond, Sergeant E H Williams, Leading Aircraftman F A S Haynes, Corporal R S Bryson and Aircraftman 1st Class J Booth: missing presumed dead; Wellington IA9234 failed to return from air operations to attack Stavanger Aerodrome, Norway, 18 April 1940.C14141932
AIR81/881Sergeant K H Harris: report of death. Sergeant H H Williams and Flight Lieutenant J C Breese: prisoners of war; Blenheim P6910 shot down near Courgivaux, France, 13 June 1940.C14502527
AIR81/2367Flying Officer J H Williams, Pilot Officer G A Cokayne, Pilot Officer A G Sheppard, Aircraftman R W Reader: injured; aircraft accident, Helwan, Egypt, Blenheim L8478, 45 Squadron, 8 July 1940.C16471879
AIR81/4862Flight Lieutenant L E Dalrymple, Leading Aircraftman N H Williams: injured; aircraft accident, Tiger Moth N6708, 6 Elementary Flying Training School, 14 January 1941.C16688960
AIR81/5553Sergeant J Dobbins: killed; Pilot Officer A K Chappell, Sergeant H Williams: injured; aircraft crashed on return from abandoned operational flight, Blenheim T1806, 236 Squadron, 25 March 1941. Note: Related file 5633C16689651

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