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    Default 430723 - Unaccounted airmen - 23-7-1943

    What was the place of death registration of AC1 Reginald H. CULLERN - 1084803 - age 30, whose name couldn't be found in Flight Global.

    Also looking for the possible cause of death of Sgt (Pilot) John M.A. CLARKE - 1385748 - 73 OTU (Abu Sueir, Egypt), buried Moascar War Cem., Egypt. Couldn't find his name in Flight Global. 73 OTU at that time flying Hurricanes but couldn't find a matching serial number in my Hurricane file.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    Hi Henk

    Cullern was Battersea in London

    Malcolm

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    Henk,

    Re 73OTU, see

    http://www.spitfires.ukf.net/p038.htm

    for SPITFIRE Vb EP327

    dg

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    Thanks dg and Malcolm. For CLARKE forgot to check my Spitfire file as I thought that 73 OTU at that time were flying Hurricanes. Lesson for the future !
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    Sgt J M A Clark is listed as 'Killed in Action' in Cas List 289, oct 7th 1943.
    Dennis Burke
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    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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    Just want to check you have Sergeant William Thomas McKenzie, 1525454, from this day, killed when he walked into a propeller at Silloth (No.6 (C)OTU).

    July 23rd 1943, “1525454 Sgt McKenzie, W.T. Struck by propeller of Wellington Aircraft Died in S.S.Q.”

    July 24th 1943, “No.1525454 Sgt McKenzie of No.25 Wellington Course was fatally injured as a result of blows received from Wellington aircraft No.51’s propeller. The aircraft was stationary at the taxying post and the N.C.O. was about to enter that aircraft when he was struck.”
    Alan Clark

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    http://www.peakdistrictaircrashes.co.uk/

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    Yes Al. McKENZIE was known. Wellington was HE 305 and death registered Wigton.
    Regards,
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    Hello

    AC1 Reginald H. CULLERN - 1084803 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at St. Johns Hospital, Battersea.

    Regards

    Simon

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