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Thread: 2 RAF Casualties, 11/01/1940

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    Bart FM Droog Guest

    Default 2 RAF Casualties, 11/01/1940

    What caused the deaths of and to what unit(s) belonged:

    Aircraftman 1st Class Geoffrey C.J. Aurigo, RAF 540675, age 20, 11/01/1940, Acton Cemetery, UK
    Sergeant (Pilot U/T) Brian E. Currie, RAFVR 740647, age 21, 11/01/1940, Coventry (London Road) Cemetery, UK

    Regards,

    Bart

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    Default Aurigo and Currie

    Aurigo's death was regisetered in the Watford District in that year quarter.

    there does not seem to be one for Brian Currie however.

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    Currie was with No.5 FTS, he was with the Advanced Training Squadron on detatchment to Jurby.

    Below is the entry from the Tern Hill ORB.

    January 11th 1940, A.T.S. at 5 B&GS, Jurby Fatal flying accident involving Oxford N6263.
    740647 Sergeant Currie, B. killed. Flying Officer J.R. Irving Bell (37312) seriously injured.
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    Bart,
    Aurigo 'Died on Active Service' Times Roll of Honour 16 Feb 1940.

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    Thanks guys. Much appreciated.

    Regards,

    Bart

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