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    02/08/1937

    A/P/O Albert Edward Ralph Ferris (Age 22) Killed whilst flying Hawker Fury (K5666) The aircraft crashed on Holbeach Range, Lincolnshire during air to ground gunnery practise, when the aircraft failed to pull out of an attack run. Burial location NK

    Serving with No 11 FTS RAF Wittering - temporarily attached to No 3 ATC RAF Sutton Bridge

    24/08/1937

    521867 LAC Thomas John McGill (Age 27) Died in a drowning accident at Wansford, Cambridgeshire (presumably in the River Nene?) Burial location NK. Originated from Belfast N.I.

    Serving with No 11 FTS RAF Wittering - Trade NK

    30/09/1937

    F/L Peter Stuart Hastings Ross (Age 25) Severely injured in a RTC and subsequently died of injuries in Stamford Infirmary, Lincolnshire. Burial location NK.

    Serving with No 11 FTS RAF Wittering - Branch NK


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    A.C.2 Hudson 521201 killed at Farnborough Empire Air Day display 29/51937 in an Audax piloted by F/O A.J. Robinson, also killed.
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    Hudson/Robinson

    AUDAX K3066 of SF Farnborough spun into ground during aerobatic display, Farnborough;

    Pilot Offlcer Arthur James Robinson; Aircraftman Almerick Hugh Hudson.

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    Thank you Paul. I have edited the incorrect post.

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