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    Default 460612 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-06-1946

    Hello,

    460612 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-06-1946

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    BEECHEY, Bruce - F/Lt - 405363 - RNZAF - Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey.
    SAGE, Henry - AC1c - 1658542 - RAFVR - Liverpool ( Anfield ) Cemetery, Lancashire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's Sites -

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    GILL, Dennis Percy - F/O - 166432 - RAFVR - Delhi War Cemetery, India.
    RANGAN - Enrolled Follower - 9169 - RIAF - Delhi/Karachi 1939-1945 War Memorials, India.

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    BEECHEY, Bruce - F/Lt - 405363 - registered Bournemouth

    SAGE, Henry - AC1c - 1658542 - registered Liverpool North

    INDIA
    GILL, Dennis Percy - F/O - 166432 - GRO list has Delhi.

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    Default Re: 460612 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-06-1946

    Hello,

    UK.

    NZ405363 F/Lt Bruce BEECHEY RNZAF.

    Wed 12 Jun 1946
    TRANSPORT COMMAND
    RAF Station Holmsley South (Hampshire - 47 Group)
    Died at Boscombe EMS Hospital, after collapsing unconscious earlier in the day while playing cricket at Bournemouth, and is buried at Brookwood, Woking, Surrey.
    Navigator: NZ405363 Flt Lt Bruce BEECHEY, RNZAF - Age 27. 1093hrs.
    Beechey originally enlisted in 1940 as an observer and later flew nearly 100 ops with 233 Sqn, RAF. In May 1944 he remustered as a pilot, but never flew operationally as such. His posting to Holmsley South was for navigation duties.

    See:FYT2/Martyn/p.369. Biography FYT3/Martyn/p.84.

    Col.

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