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    Default 400918 - Unaccounted airman - 18-9-1940

    What caused the death of and was the place of death registration for:

    LAC Henry J. FLYNN - 630269 - 150 Sqn (Newton, Nottinghamshire) - died of wounds or injuries received on active service.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
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    Hello Henk
    The death of Henry J Flynn aged 24 was registered at Wandsworth.
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    Thanks Andy. It could be that he was wounded in an accident 27-7-1940 at Newton arming Battle L5528 (a F/O, two Sgts and four groundcrew killed by exploding bomb).
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    The casualties for L5528 were:

    F/O W M Blom
    Sgt W H J Franklin
    Sgt C T Gould (SAAF)
    Cpl D H Sharp
    LAC W Y Cann
    LAC G A Hall
    AC1 F Stewart

    Just in case you didn't have them

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    Amrit,
    I had all names on file; nevertheless thanks for your reply. There may be other amateur historian who were looking for their names.
    Regards,
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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Henry J Flynn 630269, was fatally injured on 27th July 1940 when a bomb exploded at Newtown, Notts involving Battle L5528 , see AIR 81 / 2468

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Henry Flynn 630269 1938 Royal Air Force

    The Middle Name J is a bit of a mystery - his RAF Air 76 is Henry Flynn but CWGC has H J Flynn

    Henry J Flynn 630269, was fatally injured on 27th July 1940 when a bomb exploded at Newtown, Notts
    involving Battle L5528 , see AIR 81 / 2468




    Name: Henry J Flynn
    Death Age: 24
    Birth Date: abt 1916
    Registration Date: Jul 1940
    [Aug 1940]
    [Sep 1940]
    Registration Quarter: Jul-Aug-Sep
    Registration District: Wandsworth
    Inferred County: London

    Leading Aircraftman H Flynn: injured; aircraft accident, Newton, Nottinghamshire, Battle L5528, 150 Squadron, 27 July 1940



    Death 18 Sep 1940 Wandsworth, London Borough of Wandsworth, Greater London, England

    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/...henry-j.-flynn

    Served in the Royal Air Force 150 Sqdn.


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    Name
    Henry Joseph Flynn
    Birth
    Sep 1915 Dublin South, Ireland


    Died of injuries received on Active Service"
    L.A.C. H. Flynn

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Frank Walker 977688 , attached to RAF Warmwell , died from an accidental rifle shot

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Robert Henry Gordon 943151, attached to 9 Squadron, was admitted seriously ill to RAF hospital Ely on 26 August at 17:00 hours. He died in the hospital at 22:40 hours of pulmonary tuberculosis .

    The Chris Hobbs entry is totally erroneous

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