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    Default February 1943 - 5

    Hi All

    Another batch of casualties for which I would appreciate confirmation or otherwise

    21 Feb 1943

    Beaufighter VIF, V8410 of No 600 Sqn
    Sgt GILES, GORDON VICTOR WILFRED (1393344) RAFVR; age: 20
    Fg Off SIMPSON, JAMES HAMILTON (130856) RAFVR; age: 20

    Wellington III, HF687 of No 1446 Flt
    Sgt PATEY, GEORGE WILLIAM (1168453) RAFVR; age: 31

    22 Feb 1943

    Spitfire VC, BR472 of No 59 RSU
    Sgt GRIFFITH, THEODORE DAVID (1314972) RAFVR; age: 21

    23 Feb 1943

    Spitfire VA, P8259 of No 1406 Flt
    Sgt THOMSON, HUGH KARL MARX (1378417) RAFVR; age: ?

    24 Feb 1943

    Typhoon IB, DN411 of No 56 Sqn
    Sgt JENNER, KENNETH (1196248) RAFVR; age: 21

    25 Feb 1943

    Hurricane IIB, HL997 of No 261 Sqn
    WO II WILLBEE, JACK VINCENT (R/93429) RCAF; age: 21

    Mosquito IV, DZ475 of No 521 Sqn
    Plt Off ORR, NATHANIEL PERCY (139946) RAFVR; age: ?
    Fg Off PRICE, NORMAN GEORGE (128369) RAFVR; age: 20

    Oxford II, N6374 of No 12 (P) AFU
    Sgt WRIGHT, KENNETH WILLIAM (1238472) RAFVR; age: ?


    All the best

    Malcolm

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    Malcolm,

    Checking up on the met aircraft for details, but this link http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/wwshack/Misc/58OTURollOfHonour.htm has a Sgt Barry, RAAF, crashing P8259 from 58 OTU at Slamannan 8 April 1943.

    Brian
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    Hi Brian

    I already have him listed as such but CWGC has him as Ronald Berry not Barry.

    Malcolm

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    Hello,

    Re: BERRY/58 OTU/Spitfire IIb "P8529".

    See: http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?8154-430408-Unaccounted-airwoman-and-airmen-8-4-1943

    Col.

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    Default Sgt Patey

    For Patey, I have this.

    David

    21 Feb 1943

    1446 Flt Wellington III HF687 Delivery Flight

    Sgt G M Blue RNZAF
    Sgt S Jones
    Sgt G W Patey +
    Sgt F J Fletcher
    Sgt P B M Stradling

    Took off Gibraltar for Castel Benito, where it crashed on landing. DBR. Sgt Patey is buried in Tripoli War cemetery.

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    Thanks Col and David

    Malcolm

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    Can confirm Griffiths death at Dunnet Head (P8259) from Scots Death Register. I think that the a/c that Brian refers to should read P8529.

    regards

    DaveW

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    Hi Dave

    Do you mean Thomson, Griffith was killed in North Africa

    Malcolm

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    Hi Malcolm,
    Typhoon DN411, No 56 Sqn, Sgt JENNER, KENNETH (1196248), KIFA, spun into the sea during formation practise off Winterton on Sea, Norfolk. Pilot presumed drowned.
    http://www.rafcommands.com/dcforum/DCForumID6/Data/89.txt

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    Mojmir

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    Thanks Mojmir

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