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    Default Sgt Charles Scott 1268354 RAF ME

    Hello,

    I am looking for any info on Sgt Charles Scott 1268354 who served with RAF Middle East (possibly 40 squadron). I have in my possession a letter he wrote to my great grandmother after the death of her son (whose crew he was part of) and would like to know if he survived the war or any other info.

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    Sam
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    Hi Sam

    He is not listed on the CWGC Register so appears to have survived the war.

    Malcolm

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    Thank you. I'm pleased to hear that.

    Sam

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    Can you let me know the name of Charles Scott's skipper? And also the date of the letter, which may help me track down whether Scott was with 40 Squadron.

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    David

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    Hi David,

    The letter is dated 13th April 1944 and concerns a training accident which killed Sgt Pilot John Tulloch 1349137 and crew at Cairo West on 24th August 1943. According to letter Charles Scott was part of the crew from training in England but for some reason wasnt flying the night of the accident. The 40 squadron is just a bit of a hunch as accroding to the local roll of honour Sgt Tulloch flew with 40 squadron although i have never found any evidence to support this. Scott was probably an air gunner as the pilot, navigator and bomb aimer from the original training crew were all killed in the accident. I also have a photograph of an unknown air gunner with Sgt Tulloch.

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    This concerns the landing incident of two BARU Wellingtons.

    W5430 captained by F/Sgt J Flanagan RAAF - 413754
    Z8425 captained by Sgt Tullock

    You can find out more from Flanagan's A705 casualty file at the NAA

    http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/SearchScreens/BasicSearch.aspx

    Put Flanagan 413754 into the keyword box and hit search.

    All his records have been digitised and are open for inspection via the web.

    Look at the sheaf of papers icon on the A.705 line first.

    The form 765c is on page 33 and 34

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    Thanks Ross,

    I researched the accident a few years ago and came across these files. I only recently found the letter from Sgt Scott. It was very moving hence why i was interested in what happened to him.

    Sam

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    Hello,

    Play it again, Sam !

    http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?4726-Sgt.-W-A-Burgess-RAFVR

    Col.

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