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    Default Unaccounted airman (FAA) - 29-9-1940

    What caused the death of:

    Lt/A (Pilot) Eldred G. BARROW - Royal Navy (HMS Hermes), from Grimsby, Ontario, Canada. Buried Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery, Sierra-Leone. May have flown a Martlet on HMS Furious.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    He was on Hermes and died of illness:

    http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1940-09SEP.htm

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    Thanks Amrit. Will inform Les Allison that his info in "They Shall Grow Not Old" is completely wrong.

    Regards,
    Henk.

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    Henk,

    Toronto Globe & Mail obituary 9 October 1940 reports cause of death as malaria.

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    Thanks Ken; will inform Les in Roland/Manitoba !
    Regards,
    Henk.

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