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    Default Unaccounted airmen - 25-9-1940

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

    A - Not found Flight archives:
    AC2 Cyril HUSHER - 1166537

    B - Killed on active service:
    AC2 Francis G. CHILDS - 1353224
    AC1 Frank D. PACE - 332095
    AC1 Stafford T. PARNALL - 865570 - 11 Balloon Centre 935 Sqn Filton
    P/O John G. SIMPSON - 86351
    AC2 Frederick A. VURROUGHS - 1350783
    AC1 Richard WISE - 570616

    C - Died of wounds or injuries received on active service:
    AC1 William J. DOWDS - 816097 - 614 Sqn (Lysanders - Grangemouth, Stirlingshire)

    Proposed aircraft losses for this day:

    Anson I - L7071 - 10 FTS - flew into ground Easton Constantine, Shropshire
    Roc I - L3069 - Roc Flight - bellylanded Odiham
    Tutor I - K3406 - CFS - crashed on approach Alton Barnes

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    AC1 Stafford T. PARNALL - 865570 - 11 Balloon Centre 935 Sqn Filton

    He was one of the casualties of the air raid on Bristol - at Balloon Barrage Site 35/6, Filton to be exact.

    From one of my favourite (and local) sites:

    http://fishponds.org.uk/bristolmem.html

    A

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    Thanks Amrit. Bookmarked website.

    Regards,
    Henk.

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    Default For Amrit

    Can't open http://fishponds.org.uk/bristolmen.html
    Please advise.
    Henk.

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    Default For Amrit (again !)

    Ignore my last message; could open. Made mistake with bristolmen instead of bristolmem.
    Sorry for the inconvenience.
    Henk.

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    Hi Henk
    Childs,30, Pace,39, and Wise,19 are registered at Hendon.Husher,28, is registered at Thorne which is W Yorkshire in the Doncaster area. Vurroughs and Dowds don't come up so poss. Scotland
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    AC2 Frederick A. VURROUGHS

    TYPO

    AC2 Frederick A. BURROUGHS !

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    William J Dowd death was registered Falkirk, Stirling

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    Pilot of Anson L7071 was Sgt Hilton Jones (965692), uninjured. Later killed in Hudson AM724 of 220 Squadron.

    Cheers, Tom

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    Thanks friends for all your help.
    Regards,
    Henk.

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