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    Default Battle K7574 18 Jan 1940

    This aircraft (according to UK Flight Test Accidents) was being flown by Flt/Lt Kenneth Lewis Ashford 37273 of Special Duties Flight A&AEE when carrying out trials in conjunction with 15th Queen's Regiment in Sherbourne Dorset, the pilot inadvertently released a container onto a truck in a convoy killing 3 soldiers

    These soldiers were

    JONES, JOHN ELFED Private 6457008 18/01/1940 35 The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) United Kingdom Sec. 6. Grave 427. SHERBORNE CEMETERY
    YOUNG, RAYMOND HENRY PHILIP Private 6086190 18/01/1940 25 The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) United Kingdom Sec. 6. Grave 423. SHERBORNE CEMETERY
    LUCK, THOMAS CHRISTOPHER Private 6091402 18/01/1940 19 The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) United Kingdom Plot 16. Grave 9159. DORKING CEMETERY

    Ashfold was killed 22/09/1941 as Sqn Ldr serving in Canada
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    Paul,

    LANGMACK, David Francis F/O(P) C2492. From Lebanon, Oregon, U.S.A. Killed Sep 29/41 age 39. Experimental Station, Suffield, Alberta.

    F/O Langmack and S/L K.L. Ashfold (RAF) were both killed when their Lysander # 417 crashed during a forced landing. Flying Officer Pilot Langmark is buried in the Williamette Memorial Park, Albany, Oregon, U.S.A.

    See:
    They Shall Grow Not Old/Allison & Hayward/405.

    http://www.rwrwalker.ca/RCAF_401_450_detailed.htm

    Bill. Gone, but not forgotten.

    Col.
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