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    Default Unaccounted airmen - 13-10-1940

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

    AC1 John R.L. EDWARDS - 935446 - killed on active service, and
    AC2 Frederick W. WIGGINS - 1156226 - killed on active service.

    Proposed aircraft losses for this day:
    Battle I - K9347 - 4 BGS - crashed in forced landing near West Freugh
    Blenheim I - L6805 - FIU - crashed in forced landing Lancing College, Sussex
    Tutor I - K4806 - CFS - crashed in forced landing Chittoe, 3 miles NE of Melksham, Wilts.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    No deaths on the Blenheim

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    Hi Henk
    Edwards,22, is registered at King's Lynn in Norfolk, Wiggins,27, is registered at Paddington W Central London ? air raid victim. Paddington contains the main railway station for trains to the W of England and S Wales
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    Dick

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    A never ending story, and we just are working mid October 1940 !
    Thanks friends for your support.
    Henk.

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    Hello

    AC1 John R.L. EDWARDS - 935446 - the Graves Registration report records him as being with 6 O.T.U.

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    Simon

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    Hi

    Edwards - He was possibly killed whilst flying Master I, N7962 of No 56 OTU, which crashed at Wisbech after stalling. 6 OTU was renumbered 56 OTU.

    Malcolm

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