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Leading Aircraftman Frank CAYGILL (1499561) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve


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Death of Death 1945-10-19 .

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More Details: SON OF PETER AND ADA CAYGILL; HUSBAND OF GLADYS CAYGILL, OF HAREHOLME, RAWTENSTALL.

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451019 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-10-1945Hello, 451019 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-10-1945 From Henk's List - CANADA WHITE, George Henry - LAC - R/212373 - RCAF - Busby (Forest Hill ) Cemetery, Alberta, Canada. WOODROFFE, Gordon Ellwood - LAC - R/151470 - RCAF - Parry Sound (Hillcrest ) Cemetery, Ontario, Canada. GERMANY ALEXANDER, Ernest Frederick - F/L - 146388 - RAFVR - Hanover War Cemetery, Niedersachsen, Germany. UK CAYGILL, Frank - LAC - 1499561 - RAFVR - Rawtenstall Cemetery, Lancashire. FISH, Herbert James - Wng/Cdr - 40379 - RAF - Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey. HEALD, George - AC2 - 1359535 - RAFVR - Scunthorpe (Brumby & Frodingham) Cemetery, Lincolnshire. HEATHER, Edwin William - LAC - 1449811 - RAFVR - Heston (St. Leonard ) Churchyard, Middlesex. From CWGC & Geoff's sites - ALGERIA ALEXANDER, Harold Victor - F/L (Observer) - 117438 - RAFVR - Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery, Algeria. [ Liberator III - BZ928 - 144 MU ]. BALSHAW, James Heseltine - Wng/Cdr - 35251 - RAF - Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery, Algeria. [ Liberator III - BZ928 - 144 MU ]. BARRY, William Mansell - Sqn/Ldr - 43484 - MiD - RAF - Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery, Algeria. [ Liberator III - BZ928 - 144 MU ]. BULLMAN, Bertie Allan - Sqn/Ldr - 101773 - RAFVR - Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery, Algeria. [ Liberator III - BZ928 - 144 MU ]. EWENS, Victor Clarence - Sqn/Ldr - 44290 - RAF - Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery, Algeria. [ Liberator III - BZ928 - 144 MU ]. GIBBS, William Harold - F/L - 108386 - RAFVR - Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery, Algeria. [ Liberator III - BZ928 - 144 MU ]. GLAISHER, John Malcolm - Grp/Capt - 07102 - D.F.C - RAF - Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery, Algeria. [ Liberator III - BZ928 - 144 MU ]. HARRISON, Carlton - F/L - 110995 - RAFVR - Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery, Algeria. [ Liberator III - BZ928 - 144 MU ]. HAWKES, William Alfred - Sqn/Ldr - 48387 - RAF - Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery, Algeria. [ Liberator III - BZ928 - 144 MU ]. HOBBS, Bernard - F/S (Flt/Engr) - 1282416 - RAFVR - Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery, Algeria. [ Liberator III - BZ928 - 144 MU ]. PHILLIPS, Benjamin James - F/S (Flt/Engr) - 1617070 - RAFVR - Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery, Algeria. [ Liberator III - BZ928 - 144 MU ]. PITTOCK, Leslie James - F/S( WoP-A/G) - 1616268 - RAFVR - Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery, Algeria. [ Liberator III - BZ928 - 144 MU ]. ROBINSON, Stanley - Cpl - 1014852 - RAFVR - Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery, Algeria. [ Liberator III - BZ928 - 144 MU ]. SCLATER, Donald James - F/L (Pilot) - 47557 - RAF - Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery, Algeria. [ Liberator III - BZ928 - 144 MU ]. WYNESS, Walter James - Sqn/Ldr - 123475 - RAFVR - Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery, Algeria. [ Liberator III - BZ928 - 144 MU ]. AUSTRALIA RICHARDSON, John Francis - LAC - 59953 - RAAF - Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - [ Accidental Ground Accident ]. STOBBS, Arthur Laurence - Cpl - 62174 - RAAF - Wagga Wagga War Cemetery, New South Wales, Australia - [ Accidental Ground Accident ]. UK CHAYTOR, Dennis - LAC - 1142628 - ....Read More.Alex Smart on 29th December 2015 03:04:59
451019 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-10-1945CAYGILL, Frank - LAC - 1499561 -died in a road accident Airman's Death Follows Rutland Aerodrome Accident RAUCEBY R.A.F. HOSPITAL AUTHORITIES CRITICISED BY CORONER Tragedy Which Might Have Been Registered as "Natural Causes” CONDUCTING an inquest Rauoeby on the death of an airman following injuries received in a Rutland aerodrome road accident, the Sleaford coroner. Mr. E. C. Deal, made some strong criticism of the action of the authorities at the R.A.F. Hospital. Rauceby. in seeking to have the death registered in the same way as a death from natural causes. The inquest was on L/A/C’ Prank Caygill. Hareholme. Rossendale. Lancs., who fell off the back of lorry at Woolfox Lodge, on the Great Northroad. He sustained a fractured skull, and died shortly after admission to Rauceby RAF. Hospital. L A Ernest William Hill said that he sat in the cab with the driver the lorry when it left a site at Woolfox Lodge to go another site. Six other airmen. Including Caygill. were riding on the beck of the vehicle, which was loaded with five empty packing cases. On the way the driver took a wrong turning and when witness called his attention this he immediately swung to the right very suddenly. The driver gave no warning of this. The speed was about 15 to 20 m.p.h. He heard a shout and the driver stopped straightaway. Caygill was found lying unconscious on the road behind the lorry. The coroner: You see it is no means a natural death. Witness continued that before turning he reduced speed and the turn was normal. “There was no need for anyone fall off. provided he was sitting down.” In his summing up. the coroner said that there was no evidence before him as to whether Caygill was sitting down or not He attributed no blame to Davies, and returned a verdict of “accidental death. Grantham Journal - Friday 02 November 1945 Martyn ....Read More.Martyn A Critchlow on 5th January 2016 10:50:47

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