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    461010- Unaccounted Airmen - 10-10-1946

    GERMANY
    LOVERIDGE, Michael Arthur - Major - 88641 - Royal Artillery attd 652 AOP Sqdn, RAF.
    Hanover War Cemetery, Niedersachsen, Germany.
    Is this death a possible connection to the 652 Sqdn loss on the 1st October, Auster AOP 6, VF482 ?

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    McGILLIVRAY, Thomas - LAC - 1261717 - RAFVR.
    Glasgow ( Lambhill ) Cemetery, Glasgow.

    NEWMAN, Thomas Henry - AC1c - 2231613 - RAFVR.
    Hendon Cemetery & Crematorium, Middlesex.

    SHERWOOD, Richard - F/Lt(P) - 108058 - RAFVR - 540 Sqdn.
    Goring ( St. Thomas of Canterbury ) Churchyard, Oxfordshire.
    [ Meteor III - EE338 - PRDU ].

    From CWGC & Geoff's Sites - Nil.

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    Hi

    UK
    McGILLIVRAY, Thomas - LAC - not Eng/Wales?

    NEWMAN, Thomas Henry - AC1 - registered in Gosport

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    McGILLIVRAY, Thomas - LAC - 1261717 - the Statutory Deaths Register on the Scotland's Peiople website records that he died at 00.05 a.m. at Mearnskirk Hospital, due to pulmonary TB and cardiac failure. His occupation is given as male nurse.

    NEWMAN, Thomas Henry - AC1c - 2231613 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at Titchfield, Hampshire.

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    LOVERIDGE, Michael Arthur - Major - 88641 - the Andrews Newspaper Index Cards on ancestry.co.uk has rhe following entry:

    ON ACTIVE SERVICE
    LOVERIDGE - On Oct. 10, 1946, very suddenly in Germany, Major Michael Arthur Loveridge, D.F.C., R.A., of 652 A.O.P. Squadron, aged 27.


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    Hello Simon,
    From what is in Henk' List, Loveridge died whilst playing a game of Rugby.

    So if it can be found who were the crew of the earlier a/c crash, it may be that he could be eliminated or maybe he had some injury that eventually took him ?

    Alex
    Last edited by Alex Smart; 8th June 2018 at 14:13.

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