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    Default AC2 George Albert Penfold - Died in Malta

    Dear All
    Could anyone give any info on George Albert Penfold who died on 9th February 1943, Malta ?
    Was he killed by bombing? He is in a collective grave.
    CWGC : http://www.cwgc.org/find-wardead/cas...EORGE%20ALBERT
    Many thanks.
    James

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    Hi James,

    RAF Overseas War Deaths records his unit as SHQ LUQA - Station Headquarters LUQA.

    Mark

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    Dear Mark
    Thank you for your helpful research.
    Best wishes
    James

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    Hi James
    I have just "joined up" to the Forum and seen your post. It is a few years old now, did you find out anything further? If not let me know as I can pass on details.
    Dave

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    Welcome to the forum Dave

    We would love to have the details here on the forum. Feel free to add them on a post.

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    George Penfold died in a ground accident while marshalling a Mosquito. He was hit by a Spitfire. The only blessing is that it would have been instantaneous.
    Best wishes
    James

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    Hi
    To give some detail, George was a rigger on 23 Squadron's ground crew.
    The accident is referred to in the squadron ORB and also in "The Red Eagles" page 74 by Peter Rudd.

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    Thanks for that Dave
    Dennis Burke
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    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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    Thank you Dave

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