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    Default F/L Long Richard Hartley J/19116 cause of death

    Helo ,

    Does somebody can tell me some more about the cause of death 16/03/1945 of F/O Long Richard Hartley J/19116 from N 409 sqdn.He is buried at the Adegem cemetery in Belgium.

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    Alain12

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    Hello Alain12,

    F/O. ‘Rickey’ Long was killed when his Mosquito HK382 crashed during a night flying test at 14h10 on 16/03/1945 near Lille-Vendeville. He was initially buried at Lesquin Com.cemetery.

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    Luc

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    Hello,

    Richard's brother, R89074 Sgt (Air Gnr.) Gordon LONG RCAF, also died on active service:

    http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/...k44/dg219.html

    Col.

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    Thanks gents for the help

    Alain12

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