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Thread: AC2 W.A. Colebourne, 627020, 149 Sqdn, 18/01/1940

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    Default AC2 W.A. Colebourne, 627020, 149 Sqdn, 18/01/1940

    What caused the death of:

    Aircraftman 2nd Class William A. Colebourne, RAF 627020, 149 Sqdn, age 23, 18/01/1940, Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery, UK

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    Bart

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    Hi Bart
    Colebourne's death is registered at Newmarket, Suffolk which would be right for an incident at Mildenhall where 149 Sqn were based at the time
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    Dick

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    AC2 Colebourne was killed when struck by the port propeller of 149 Sqn Wellington N2944 on RAF Mildenhall.

    Source: "We will remember them"( Roll of Honour 149/622 Squadrons RAF) by Peter and Maureen Wilson, C.D. Printing 1994.

    BC

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    Thanks, Dick and BC,

    Regards,

    Bart

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