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Thread: Losses at RAF Wittering 1939 & 1940

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    Evening All

    I am in effect answering my own question here - but for the benefit of anyone interested, below is a follow up to an old post of mine regarding the loss of several personnel (mainly ground trades) from Wittering 1939 thru to 1942 - the cause of loss is now included. All info obtained from AHB


    1939

    20/03/29 P/O J.B. Raven - 23 Sqn (killed bailing out of Blenheim L1459)
    20/03/39 P/O A.S. Peter – attached from 233 (GR) Sqn (details as above)

    1940

    16/1/40 LAC J.T. Jackson - 23 Sqn (killed in an RTC)
    13/07/40 Gnr L. Moult - 149 Bty RA (died of natural causes)
    12/08/40 AC2 E.W. May - 23 Sqn (died of natural causes)
    29/08/40 AC2 A.J. Barnes – RAF Wittering (Struck by aircraft)
    15/10/40 AC1 E.J. Clatworthy - 266 Sqn (died at home from Tuberculosis)
    6/6/41 LAC R.F. White-Saunders – RAF Wittering (killed in an RTC)
    14/6/41 Sgt H.F.H. Gigney - 25 Sqn (killed in the crash of Blenheim L7626 nr Barnack – flying solo)

    1942

    22/08/42 AC1 R.J. Pryce - 151 Sqn (died of natural causes)
    22/10/42 CPL L.T. Parker - 4 Wg (died of natural causes)
    26/11/42 AC1 H.B. Hawkins – RAF Wittering (fell from MT Lorry)

    Hope this is of interest if needed?

    Tony H

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    Many thanks Tony

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