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    Default Unaccounted airmen - 23-9-1940

    What caused the death of and/or what were the places of death registration for:

    Sgt (Pilot) Alexander G. DUNBAR - 968153 - killed on active service,
    AC2 (FME) Charles M. GWYNN - 983903 - killed on active service,
    P/O Arthur H. JAMES - 88733 - 20 Balloon Centre/950 Balloon Sqn, Lyness, Orkney - not listed Flight archives, and
    LAC (Pilot u/t) Norman H. PULFORD - 937486 - killed on active service.

    Proposed aircraft losses for this day:

    Hind I - L7198 - 4 FPP - crashed in forced landing pres. at Neston, Wirral, Cheshire
    Master I - N8001 - 8 FTS - broke up in air over Fordoun, Kincardineshire
    Oxford I - N4637 - 11 FTS - collided near Shawbury
    Oxford II - N4769 - 11 FTS - collided near Shawbury.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    Pulford (N4769), and Dunbar and Gwynn (N4637) killed when the two Oxfords collided, possibly under mysterious circumstances. Very interesting story:

    http://www.helensburgh-heritage.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=253&Item id=190

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    Last edited by Amrit; 31st March 2008 at 15:29. Reason: typo

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    As ever Amrit, thanks for quick and excellent response.
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    Hello

    P/O Arthur H. JAMES - 88733 - the Statutory Deaths Register on the Scotland's People website records that he committed suicide by hanging, being discovered at 8.00 a.m. at the Royal Hotel, Dunfermline.

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    Simon

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