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    470128 - Unaccounted Airmen - 28-01-1947

    From Henk's List -

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    McGRATH, Lian Henry - Wng/CDR - 63389 - RAFVR.
    Omagh ( Dublin Road ) Cemetery, County Tyrone.

    From CWGC -

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    FOXTON, James Hedley - Sgt - R/52809 - RCAF.
    Sydenham Cemetery, Ontario, Canada.

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    Hi Alex,

    CANADA
    FOXTON, James Hedley - Sgt - R/52809 - RCAF.
    Sydenham Cemetery, Ontario, Canada.

    Post-discharge death. Discharged on 24.9.1945 on medical ground.
    Cause of death not stated in the service record.

    Pavel
    Czechoslovak Airmen in the RAF 1940-1945
    http://cz-raf.webnode.cz

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    Hello

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    McGRATH, Lian Henry - Wng/CDR - 63389 - I can't seem to find him with the usual sources (FMP, Ancestry, FreeBMD, Scotland's People).

    Regards

    Simon

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    Hi

    McGrath was possibly in Ireland


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    https://apps.proni.gov.uk/WillsCalen...tsDetails.aspx


    Title : Mr Date of Death : 28 January 1947
    Surname : McGrath Date of Grant : 21 November 1947
    Forename : Liam Henry Reseal Date :
    Registry : Londonderry Effects : Effects 1940 8s 3d
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    McGrath Liam Henry of Wesley Lodge Omagh county Tyrone medical doctor wing commander Royal air force died 28 January 1947 whilst on war service Administration W/A Londonderry 21 November to Patricia Mary McGrath spinster. Effects 1940 8s. 3d.


    MCGRATH On Jan. 28, Liam Henry MCGrath, M.B. Belf., wing-commander R.A.F

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    Published: Thursday 30 January 1947
    Newspaper: Belfast Telegraph
    County: Antrim, Northern Ireland
    Type: Article | Words: 383 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

    DEATH OF OMAGH WING-COMMANDER VERDICT AT INQUEST.
    Recording A verdict of accidental death at the inquest in Essex on Wednesday on
    Wing Commander William H. MacGrath (29). principal medical officer of Air Headquarters East Africa, Nairobi,
    Ore coroner. Mr. L. F. Bescie. said McGrath was evidently wrapping a piece of cloth round a revolver to
    put in his case when packing when it when it went off. MacGrath, who was shortly to be demobilised
    after four years' service abroad. entertained a few officers in his cabin the night before he was due to disembark from the
    S S. Chitral at Tilbury. Essex. They left him to finish his packing. and a few hours later je was found dying on the
    floor of the cabin with a bullet wound in the head and a revolver with one spent and five live cartridgei near him.
    Three other officers were sharing his cabin, but none of them heard a gun fired. MacGrath was on his way home to Wesley Lodge. Omagh.
    Deaths Mar 1947
    McGrath William H 29 Thurrock 4a 1106

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