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    Hi All

    Another batch of confirmations (or otherwise) requested

    16 Feb 1943

    Mosquito II, DD792 of No 23 Sqn
    WO WESTCOTT, FREDERICK (524645) RAF; age: 33
    Fg Off CAVE-BROWNE, EDWARD HENRY (106194) RAFVR; age: 20

    Beaufighter VI, JL612 of No 254 Sqn
    Flt Lt STEPHENSON, JOHN GEOFFREY (64918) RAFVR; age: 21
    Plt Off WHITE, THOMAS WILLIAM DENNIS (143874) RAFVR; age: 23

    Defiant II, AA582 of No 515 Sqn
    Sgt HAWKINS, FREDERICK WILLIAM (542760) RAF; age: 26

    Spitfire IV, R7042 of No 541 Sqn
    Sgt POWER, JAMES PATRICK (1340974) RAFVR; age: 20

    Oxford I, V4032 of No 17 (P) AFU
    Sgt CAMPBELL, DOUGLAS (535179) RAF; age: 24

    17 Feb 1943

    Spitfire VB, AB960 of No 501 Sqn
    Sgt STANLEY, HENRY WALTER (1330743) RAFVR; age: 20

    Spitfire I, R6606 of No 58 OTU
    Sgt O'NEILL, JAMES VINCENT (R/135199) RCAF; age: 23

    18 Feb 1943

    Spitfire VI, BR310 of No 616 Sqn
    Fg Off BLANCHARD, PETER JAMES (121517) RAFVR; age: 21

    Martinet I, HN943 of the 9 (C) OTU
    LAC UNSWORTH, WALTER MORGAN (1035325) RAFVR; age: ?

    20 Feb 1943

    Defiant I, L7029 of No 2 AGS
    Sgt GASIOR, Boleslaw (P.780861) PAF; age: 20
    LAC McARDLE, LEONARD VINCENT (1138266) RAFVR; age: ?

    Oxford I, X1038 of No 21 SFTS
    Sgt ASLIN, LEONARD SIDNEY (819107) AuxAF; age: 29

    All the best

    Malcolm

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    Can confirm Cave-Brown (P) and Wescott (Nav) in DD792 "B" lost on intruder to Trapani

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    Can confirm the 4 Spitfire incidents.

    John Engelsted

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    Malcolm,
    Except HN943 (UNSWORTH) and X1038 (ASLIN) all other losses same in my files. Have to check Unsworth (who's on my unaccounted list) and Aslin.
    Regards,
    Henk.

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    Henk, John & Alan

    Many thanks

    Malcolm

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