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    Aircraftman 2nd Class Thomas Foster GORDON (R/57573) 1940-02-11

    http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/rememb...detail/2849351

    Died in Auto Crash


    Aircraftman 2nd Class James COLQUHOUN (R/54615) 1940-02-14

    Aircraftsman James Colquhoun, of Rosemount, Que., was killed while working in an Eastern air
    command machine shop, it was announced tonight at command headquarters here. He was struck on the
    head by a heavy piece of metal when a derrick collapsed.

    Aircraftman 1st Class Richard Sidney NAPPER (10188A) 1940-03-09 Canada Hamilton (Woodland) Cemetery

    http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/rememb...detail/2686778

    Killed whwn he walked into a running propellar of an aeroplane at the Air force Station at Vancouver (prob 119th Bomber Sqn)

    Sergeant Walter LEWIS (1404) 1940-03-23 Canada Trenton (St. George's) Cemeter

    Sgt Walter Lewis
    BIRTH 13 Dec 1898
    DEATH 23 Mar 1940 (aged 41)
    BURIAL
    Saint Georges Cemetery
    Trenton, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
    MEMORIAL ID 107099445 View Source

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    Canada, WWII Service Files of War Dead, 1939-1947
    CASUALTIES
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    Name
    Walter Lewis
    Birth
    13 Dec 1898
    Death
    23 Mar 1940




    Aircraftman 2nd Class Herbert Maxmillium RAIBL (12134A) 1940-04-05 Canada Regina Cemetery

    HERBERT 'Bert' RAIBL Requiem high mass will be celebrated at the Church of the Little Flower on Saturday at 10 a.m.
    for Herbert Max Raibl. 20, who died at Trenton. Ont., air base. Msgr. Janssen will be celebrant and
    burial will take place in the soldiers' plot at Regina cemetery

    Died after a very short illness, his death occurred in Hospital Kingston, Ont



    Aircraftman 2nd Class Alexander Fisher COOK (R/52150) 1940-04-06 Canada London (Mount Pleasant) Cemete

    Alexander Fisher Cook
    BIRTH 22 Jun 1901
    DEATH 6 Apr 1940 (aged 38)
    Canada
    BURIAL
    Mount Pleasant Cemetery and Crematorium
    London, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada
    PLOT Sec. Y. Grave 438.
    MEMORIAL ID 141275639 View Source


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    Alexander Fisher Cook

    Alexander Fisher Cook
    Birth
    22 Jun 1901
    Death
    6 Apr 1940 Canada
    Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948
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    Alexander fisher Cook
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    dd mm 1940


    Aircraftman 2nd Class James Harold Charles WISKIN (2645) 1940-04-20 Canada Kingston (Cataraqui) Cemetery

    Died following an accident at an eastern Canada flying base.
    Aircraftman 2nd Class James Harold Charles Wiskin lost his life in the crash of his Douglas Digby (#743) aircraft.

    Date: 20-APR-1940
    Time: 14:30
    Type: Douglas Digby I (B-18 Bolo)
    Owner/operator: Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
    Registration: 743
    C/n / msn: 1635
    Fatalities: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
    Other fatalities: 0
    Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
    Location: RCAF Dartmouth, NS - Canada
    Phase:
    Nature: Military

    R.C.A.F. MAN IS KILLED Four Injured in Crash at Practice in Dartmouth, N.S. Ottawa, April 21.
    One man was killed and four injured when a Royal Canadian Air Force plane crashed
    at Dartmouth. N.S. on Saturday, Air Force headquarters her announced tonight.
    Aircraftman Class II J. H. C Wiskin, Halifax, was killed, it was announced.
    Aircraftman Class I R. A. Barry, Dartmouth, was severely injured.
    Flying Officer R. R. Dennis, Ottawa, the pilot, waa slightly injured, as
    were Aircraftman Class I L. A. Thomas. Man-ville. Alta..
    and Aircraftman Class I J. P. Wood. Westmount, Que.
    Tha co-pilot, Flying Officer J. G. Richardson, Saskatoon, escaped injury.
    "The aircraft was engaged in flying practice when the crash occurred," the Air Force statement said.


    Corporal Hugh Allan POWERS (7504) 1940-04-22 Canada Ottawa (Beechwood) Cemetery
    Corporal Cecil Adrian HALE (54) 1940-04-22 Canada Ottawa Notre Dame Cemetery
    Aircraftman 1st Class Thomas Begley McLEAN (7581) 1940-04-25 Canada Ottawa (Beechwood) Cemetery

    KIlled when a sydney bound freight train lurcning through a blizzard, ploughed into a car at Coxheath
    level crossing, 3 miles from Sydney

    Aircraftsman Thomas MacLean (died 25 April 1940)
    and Aircraftsman Harold Musgrave (driver ) injured

    Pilot Officer Gordon Robert DAY (C/1050) 1940-04-29 Canada Ottawa (Beechwood) Cemetery

    Killed solo night flight near Camp Boden


    North American Harvard #1343
    Category A crash at Borden at 21:50 on 29 April 1940. Had 456:25 airframe time when struck off. Wasp engine retained as a training aid.



    Flying Officer George Edgar AULD (C/1747) 1940-05-17 Canada Charlottetown People's Cemeter
    Flight Lieutenant Harvey Bell JASPER (C/194) 1940-05-17 Canada Saskatoon (Woodlawn) Cemetery
    Flying Officer John Easton PIDCOCK (C/1758) 1940-05-17 Canada Qu'appelle Cemetery
    Aircraftman 1st Class John Robert KEAN (R/51908) 1940-05-17 Canada Windsor (Victoria) Memorial Pa


    Date: 17-MAY-1940
    Noorduyn Norseman IV
    Owner/operator: Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
    Registration: 678
    Crashed shortly after midnight. One bailed out but did not survive.


    Flight Lieutenant Harry Robert McBURNEY (C/769) 1940-05-24 Canada Saskatoon (Woodlawn) Cemetery

    SATURDAY. MAY 25. 1940 Saskatoon Pilot - Killed In Trenton I By Tb Canadian Pru TRENTON, Ont.,
    May 25. Flight - Lieutenant II. R. Mo Burney, 23. Saskatoon, was killed and
    Sergeant - Pilot Al Cheesman of Port Arthur, famed "flying alderman," suffered minor
    injuries Friday night when the Royal Canadian Air Force plane in which they were about to
    land took a sudden nosedive and ploughed into me ground. Hospital official? at the
    training base hospital said that Cheesman suffered Inly alight Injuries.
    He was a one - time member of the Port Arthur city council and his flying
    tendencies earned him the title of the "Flying Alderman." McBurney apparently
    was at the controls when It crashed. Further details were not revealed by military authorities.

    http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...05-1940-Canada

    Harvard Mk. I, number 1347. Crashed at Trenton, while with the Central Flying School.

    Wing Commander Francis John CROSSFIELD (C/58) 1940-06-01 Canada Ottawa (Beechwood) Cemetery

    Deaths. Suddenly, at Ottawa, on Saturday Wing Commander Francis John CROSSFIELD aged 60


    Aircraftman 1st Class Oscar David BROWNFIELD (R/51048) 1940-06-10 Canada Big River Cemetery
    Flying Officer John James COTTER (C/1588) 1940-06-10 Canada Halifax (Holy Cross) Roman Cat
    Aircraftman 1st Class James Edward NESBITT (R/51105) 1940-06-10 Canada Saskatoon (Woodlawn) Cemetery

    Plus Norman McLeod Rogers, Canada’s minister of defence at the time

    Hudson 770

    http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...05-1940-Canada

    3 RCAF deaths on 10 June 1940 is Hudson 770. This was with No. 7 (GP) Squadron, which was working up with new Hudsons at Rockcliffe before going to an operational station on the east coast. 770 was used as a VIP transport on this date, to carry a cabinet minister, The Honourable Norman Rogers, from Rockcliffe to Toronto for a speaking engagement. The aircraft came down at 12:15 local time, 1 mile east of Newtonville, Ontario and was destroyed. The records I have seen all talk about Rogers, with no mention of RCAF losses.

    https://www.durhamregion.com/opinion...adian-history/


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Chester Miles WOOD (R/63779) 1940-06-16 Canada London (Woodland) Cemetery

    Died in a aircraft accident at Trenton when he failed to bring his plane out of a flat spin, four miles east of Consecon



    Fleet Finch II 4453

    Category A damage on 16 June 1940 at Consecon, Ontario (near Trenton).



    Aircraftman 1st Class John Leonard GAUDET (R/54703) 1940-06-30 Canada Mont Carmel (Notre Dame De Mon

    Automobile Accident

    http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...06-1940-Canada


    Aircraftman 1st Class Russell Kenneth McCUAIG (R/51165) 1940-07-01 Canada Biggar Memorial Gardens

    Died from injuries when struck by automobile near Port Stanley

    http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/rememb...detail/2850383

    Leading Aircraftman Joseph Ives Aurelien SAUVE (7676) 1940-07-14 Canada Hull (Notre Dame) Cemetery

    Airman Is Drowned Wife Sees Aurelien -So uve Lose Life

    Aircraftman Aurelien , Sauve, 21, of 384 Booth street, .Ottawa, and attached to the R-CA-F.'Air'
    Station at Rockcliffe lost hia fife by drowning near the South, end of Phillip's lake 30 miles from
    Ottawa early on Sunday after noon. Despite searches yesterday and this morninf. the body was not
    recovered. . . Mr. Sauve and his bride of seven months left their home la Ottawa shortly after
    one o'clock and motored to Phillips's Lake for a shortly after their arrival. the airman
    decided to go swimming. Securing a boat, he rowed about 60 feet from the shore and d
    ived into the lake. .Coming up after his Initial plunge, he swam a few strokes
    and then seemed to get into difficulty. Seated on the shore watching him,
    Mrs. Sauve saw him falter, and struggle towards the boat -some 20 feet distant.
    "I think he must have had cramps" she said "he seemed to be fighting hia way to the
    boat, and nearly had hid nana on tne gunwall when he went under the surface". ,

    Flying Officer Joseph Jean Alexandre Victor LALONDE (C/1012) 1940-07-15 Canada Montreal (Notre Dame Des Neige
    Corporal Maxwell James ARMITAGE (2402) 1940-07-15 Canada South March (St. John's) Cemet

    Lockheed Hudson 759

    Killed in plane crash near Dartmouth Ontario. Crashed into Halifax harbour
    Category A crash in the Eastern Passage, at 08:25 on 15 July 1940. Had 232:10 logged time when it crashed.



    Flight Lieutenant Allan SIMPSON (C/1127) 1940-07-27 Canada Burnaby (Ocean View) Burial Pa
    Leading Aircraftman Robert L. RICHARDSON (P/4056) 1940-07-27 Canada Ottawa Cremation Memorial
    Flying Officer Robert Mcgee HALPENNY (C/1296) 1940-07-27 Canada Edmonton Cemetery, Alberta

    Blackburn Shark 517

    Lost upper wing during dive bombing training at Alliford Bay, BC on 27 July 1940, 2 (or 3?) fatalities, first RCAF Shark fatalities. This accident lead to fleet grounding, and general inspection and repair of aircraft before returning to service.



    Killed plane crash at Alliford Bay, BC during dive bombing practice Plane sank in 60 eet of water but bodies were recovered


    Sergeant Arthur St. George FISHER (957) 1940-07-27 Canada Ottawa (Beechwood) Cemetery

    Death from natural causes of Sgt. Arthur St. George Fisher, formerly of Ottawa, while on active service, was "reported



    Squadron Leader Richard Campbell PROCTER (C/180) 1940-08-14 Canada Ottawa Memorial
    Flying Officer Hugh Lockhart GORDON (C/1864) 1940-08-14 Canada Ottawa Memorial
    Corporal Robert George BROWN (12029A) 1940-08-14 120 Sqdn Canada Ottawa Memorial
    Flying Officer Joseph Georges Hector DESBIENS (C/1572) 1940-08-14 120 Sqdn Canada Ottawa Memorial


    Capt John Henry Bourne, Royal Canadian Ordane Corps, Ottawa also killed

    https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/c...e,-john-henry/

    Dived into waters of Seymour Narrows, midwaay between Valdex and Vancouver Islands

    120 BR Sqn

    Northorpo Delta 670

    https://bcam.net/wp-content/uploads/...Procter-RC.pdf

    Not here http://www.rwrwalker.ca/RCAF_651_700_detailed.htm
    Operated by No. 120 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Sea Island and Patricia Bay, BC, May 1940 to July 1941.

    last date: 16 December 1940



    Squadron Leader William George Allen COULSON (29237) 1940-08-15 Canada Winnipeg (Elmwood) Cemetery

    Killed in England Buried Canada
    Hudson I, P9320 Crew

    http://www.rafcommands.com/archive/05597.php

    The Silloth ORB lists the nine crew and occupants of this Hudson belonging to No.1 OTU, which struck a balloon cable whilst taking off from Eastleigh and crashed half a mile north of the aerodrome, as:

    S/Ldr Coulson
    F/O Immelman
    P/O Davis
    P/O Whittle
    Sgt Froud
    Sgt Cowie
    Sgt Barlow
    AC2 Taylor

    Flying Officer Roy Hoole IMMELMAN (39530) Pilot 1940-08-15 United Kingdom Fawley (All Saints) Churchyard
    Sergeant John BARLOW (901973) Wireless Op./Air Gunner 1940-08-15 United Kingdom Fawley (All Saints) Churchyard
    Sergeant Douglas Borthwick COWIE (645452) Wireless Op./Air Gunner 1940-08-15 United Kingdom Fawley (All Saints) Churchyard
    Sergeant Arthur Martin FROUD (637289) Wireless Op./Air Gunner 1940-08-15 United Kingdom Fawley (All Saints) Churchyard
    Pilot Officer Bernard Naylor WHITTLE (40871) Pilot 1940-08-15 United Kingdom Manchester General Cemetery
    Pilot Officer Albert Percival DAVIS (41261) Pilot 1940-08-15 United Kingdom Fawley (All Saints) Churchyard
    Squadron Leader William George Allen COULSON (29237) 1940-08-15 Canada Winnipeg (Elmwood) Cemetery
    Aircraftman 2nd Class Alexander TAYLOR (951883) 1940-08-15 United Kingdom Fawley (All Saints) Churchyard


    Flying Officer Peter Charles Everett LAY (C/1071) 1940-08-16 Canada Regina Cemetery
    Leading Aircraftman Gerald Robert RAYMOND (22015A) 1940-08-16 Canada Bloomfield Station (Christ Chu
    Leading Aircraftman Andrew Joseph HURLEY (P/9797) 1940-08-16 8 Sqdn Canada Ottawa Memorial

    Northrop Delta aircraft 682

    https://documents.techno-science.ca/...pDeltaMKII.pdf

    Killed when RCAF aircraft crashed into Atlantic ocean off Halifax, Nova Scotia

    Three Airmen Die in Crash r; Near Sydney R.C.A.F. Machine ' Dives Into Sea In Gunnery Practice- NORTH - SYDNEY, Aug. 16. (CP) Three flyers were killed today when an air craft of the Royal Canadian Air Force crashed into the sea. an R.C.AJF. statement announced tonight The announcement said the plane crashed near Hertford Island, off Cape Dolphin on the Cape Breton coast, while carrying, out gunnery practice. "The aircraft sank immediately after crashing into the water and an attempt to rescue the crew by local inhabitants on the mainland was of no avail", the statement '. said. ' i ' The Victims. The victims were announced as; Flying Officer T. C. E. Lay, Jle-gina; Leading Aircraftman Andrew Joseph Hurley. Vankleek HUL Ont.; . Aircraftman Gerald Raymond. Norton, N3. The airplane left shore around nine o'clock this morning, and lis hours later shore residents saw it plummeting Into the Atlantic. Word was relayed to the air base, and several planes went out and patrolled the area without success, i Further search will be carried out tomorrow. -' ' . Flying Officer Lay and Aircraftman Raymond were unmarried. Hurley was married. :- Born At Vankleek H11L Leading ' Aircraftman Hurley was born, 23 year ago the son of CorneliusY M. Hurley and his wife Vankleek Kill Collegiate and joined the R.CAJ. three years ago. He was stationed first at Trenton and later at North Sydney. Last December he married Dorothy Mason. I , Surviving in addition to his wife and parents are four brothers, Leo, John, Emmett and Lewis. ' Aircraftman Raymond. NORTON, N,' Aug. !.- 'Aircraftman Gerald R. Raymond, killed in the crash of an R.CA.F. plane off the Cape Breton coast today, was a son of Mr. and Mrs.- Kenneth Raymond of Bloomfield, NJB. . Twenty-eight years of age, he was educated at Bloomfield and the Saint John Vocational School. He is survived by his parents, one brother and a sister.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class John Henry Albert CROCKER (R/60274) 1940-08-20 Canada Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery

    INJURIES FATAL Ottawa, Aug. 21. The de- partment of national defence for air announced
    last night that John Henry Albert Crocker, of Hardisty, Alta.,
    died today as a result of in- juries received in a flying accident Monday at the Calgary club, Lethbridge, Alta.

    D.H.82(Can) Tiger Moth 240 (ex CF-CGP)

    RCAF 240 1940.08.18 Accident An error in judgement on the part of the pilot resulted in the loss of control at a low altitude. Lethbridge, AB
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    Wing Commander Francis John CROSSFIELD (C/58) 1940-06-01 Canada Ottawa (Beechwood) Cemetery

    Deaths. Suddenly, at Ottawa, on Saturday Wing Commander Francis John CROSSFIELD aged 60

    Coronary thrombosis.

    Sergeant Walter LEWIS (1404) 1940-03-23 Canada Trenton (St. George's) Cemetery

    Deceased at Belleville General Hospital abdominal obstruction following appendectomy.

    Aircraftman 2nd Class Herbert Maxmillium RAIBL (12134A) 1940-04-05 Canada Regina Cemetery

    Died at Kingston General Hospital from acute congestion of right heart and lungs.

    Aircraftman 2nd Class Alexander Fisher COOK (R/52150) 1940-04-06 Canada London (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery

    Drowned in Thames River, London, Ontario. "Was seen to walk out into river. Uniform coat found on bank with message to his family"

    Sergeant Arthur St. George FISHER (957) 1940-07-27 Canada Ottawa (Beechwood) Cemetery

    Acute coronary occlusion.
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    New Zealand Unaccounted


    Alfred Henry MOORES 12-02-1940

    After a short illness died at Christchurch Public Hospital

    Kent Johnson 13-11-1940

    Admitted to Auckland Public hospital on 7th October and died of natural causes

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    From Henk's Data - First Six months of 1940 yields the following 27:

    1940-01-04 167660 Ac2 MERRIFIELD, John T UK Died in Camborne Hospital while on sick leave.
    1940-01-18 639482 Ac1 WOOSLEY, Edward J 10 BGS UK Died of natural causes. Death registed in Weymouth
    1940-01-21 819085 Ac1 CLEMSON, Henry 615 sqn FR Died of cerebro-spinal fever; buried 400123.
    1940-01-26 40241 P/O McCOMB, William R Pilot 102 sqn UK Admitted to York Hospital 400124 suffering from suspected cerebro-spinal meningitis.
    1940-01-31 561539 Cpl FERRIS, Ernest A 217 sqn UK Was killed 0430h when he walked into the rotating propeller of an Anson aircraft.



    1940-02-11 935512 Ac2 THOMAS, Irwin E UK Committed suicide near his home in Yorton/Shropshire - death registered at Whitchurch.
    1940-02-12 570199 Ac2 HOTTEN, Thomas J 53 sqn FR Died of Carbon monoxide poisoning.
    1940-02-28 KETLEY, Annie S Sister UK (Princess Mary's RAF Nursing Service). She died from cerebro spinal fever in the RAF Hospital at Cosford.



    1940-03-06 513598 Sgt WILLIAMS, William D 114 sqn FR Killed in a non-flying accident - fb: FR1402/Epernay French Nat. Cem./Marne.
    1940-03-06 524625 Ac1 PARFITT, Reginald E 615 sqn FR Fell into a canal at night and drowned; buried 400308.
    1940-03-16 1043 W/C BLOMFIELD, Richard G UK Age 50, died at Farnborough. Buried 400320 2.30 pm. Death registered at Aldershot. Court martialed pres. for stealing and believed committed suicide. Court martialed 400227 for an "act to the prejudice of good order and Air Force discipline (section 40 Air Force Act) and committing a civil offence (section 41 - but not stated in this case). Found guilty and Dismissed from the Service, however committed suicide 400316 before the findings and sentence were confirmed.
    1940-03-21 612430 Lac TOWSE, Edwin A UK Died on active service. He possibly died from injuries sustained whilst flying Audax I, K7397 of No 8 SFTS, which crash landed at Montrose
    1940-03-31 R53691 Sgt HOOD, Edward E Pilot US (Trenton/Ontario). Killed in an automobile accident west of Belleville/Ontario - buried New Bloomfield/Pennsylvania (USA).



    1940-04-01 645484 Ac2 TAYLOR, Harry J Electrician 605 sqn UK Fell from a/c into propeller arc, suffered severe head injury and died 4.5 hours later at Bignold Hospital.
    1940-04-07 633568 Ac2 MENZIES, Andrew D UK Died of tuberculosis and meningitis at the Buchanan Military Hospital.
    1940-04-12 2308 F/S OLIVER, Sidney I Clerk Gen. UK Fell while walking on Plymouth Hoe 400406, sustaining a fractured skull; admitted to the Royal Naval Hosp. Plymouth, dying 400412.
    1940-04-14 654469 Ac2 JONES, Ernst A Groundcrew 77 sqn UK Was engaged in moving an a/c when he slipped and fell in front of the port u/c. The wheel crushed his body and he died almost immediately.



    1940-05-04 649313 Ac2 LOCK, Leonard R UK Died as a result of a fractured skull - death registered in Thirsk
    1940-05-11 78606 P/O BUCKLEY, Millard Fillmore UK Died following surgery, funeral 400515 1500h. (Christian names The Times 400513: Patrick Millard).
    1940-05-17 366128 W/O JAMES, Harold A 263 sqn No Firearms accident; revolver was accidentally discharged whilst convoying supplies up from the port to the airfield Bardufoss; buried Harstad Cemetery.
    1940-05-18 40308 P/O LECKY, John W Pilot 85 sqn FR Killed in a motor accident returning to his unit after a spell of leave; F/Lt J.R.M. Boothby injured in same accident.
    1940-05-26 28961 Sgt CUNNINGHAM, William UK He was possibly killed whilst flying Tiger Moth II, N9202 of No 2 CPF, which flew into high ground on Ladyland Moor, Ayrshire in cloud
    1940-05-26 614699 Ac1 McLEAN, Charles M UK He was possibly killed whilst flying Tiger Moth II, N9202 of No 2 CPF, which flew into high ground on Ladyland Moor, Ayrshire in cloud
    1940-05-29 613210 Ac2 MIDDLETON, William E 9 sqn UK Accidentally shot and died of his injuries.
    1940-05-30 74959 F/L BUTLER, Robert E UK Age 50 - died of a gunshot wound.



    1940-06-07 550668 Sgt LEWIS, Cecil T WOp/Ag 88 sqn FR Was caught by a turning propeller blade while running for cover during air raid.
    1940-06-16 968743 Ac2 RUSHTON, Leonard J 235 sqn UK Died of Pneumonia in RAF Halton Hospital. Death registered at Aylesbury/Buckinghamshire.
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    What caused the deaths of these seven?

    http://www.rafcommands.com/database/...ame=&qt=&cur=0

    All buried in a collective grave in Tanzania.

    Warrant Officer Class II Stefanus Lodewicus GEYSER (P/14414) 1940-08-04 Tanzania Dodoma Cemetery Ref : Plot 2. Row A.A. Coll. grave.
    Lieutenant Arnand McKELLAR (P/102717) 1940-08-04 Tanzania Dodoma Cemetery Ref : Plot 2. Row A.A. Coll. grave.
    Air Mechanic Gysbertus Albertus NEZAR (48033) 1940-08-04 Tanzania Dodoma Cemetery Ref : Plot 2. Row A.A. Coll. grave.
    Captain Peter John FFYTCHE-HOGG (P/102617) 1940-08-04 Tanzania Dodoma Cemetery Ref : Plot 2. Row A.A. Coll. grave.
    Second Lieutenant Desmond BARTON (47531) 1940-08-04 Tanzania Dodoma Cemetery Ref : Plot 2. Row A.A. Coll. grave.
    Lieutenant Harry Allen CLUNIE (102835) 1940-08-04 Tanzania Dodoma Cemetery Ref : Plot 2. Row A.A. Coll. grave.
    Air Mechanic Ian George McKENZIE (96106) 1940-08-04 Tanzania Dodoma Cemetery Ref : Plot 2. Row A.A. Coll. grave.


    and also 7 names in Kenya

    http://www.rafcommands.com/database/...lno=&qt=&cur=0

    Air Mechanic I D DU PLESSIS (P/5599) 1940-09-03 Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery Ref : 2. G. 11.
    Warrant Officer Class II Patrick William Westley BYRNES (47578) 1940-09-03 Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery Ref : 2. G. 31.
    Air Sergeant James Victor PENBERTHY (47236) 1940-09-03 Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery Ref : 2. G. 25.
    Air Sergeant Cornelius MARITZ (47793) 1940-09-03 Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery Ref : 2. G. 18.
    Lieutenant Robert Graham DONALDSON (102790) 1940-09-03 Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery Ref : 2. G. 23.
    Air Sergeant Alexander Adolphus CUSENS (48099) 1940-09-03 12 Sqdn Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery Ref : 2. G. 34.
    Air Sergeant Francois Petrius DU TOIT (48014) 1940-09-03 145 Sqdn Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery Ref : 2. G. 19.


    and Six names again in Kenya in one single day - adjacent graves.

    http://www.rafcommands.com/database/...lno=&qt=&cur=0

    Lieutenant John Guthrie KNEEN (179991) 1940-11-10 Kenya Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery Ref : Block 16. Grave 18.
    Squadron Leader Frank Mackenzie LOUDON (34046) 1940-11-10 Kenya Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery Ref : Block 16. Grave 22.
    Captain Jan Jozua VAN NOUHUYS (87452) 1940-11-10 Kenya Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery Ref : Block 16. Grave 19.
    Air Corporal Dennis Montague Carrington COTTON (P/4915) 1940-11-10 Kenya Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery Ref : Block 16. Grave 17.
    Flight Lieutenant Harry George Ernest DAVIS (83484) 1940-11-10 Kenya Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery Ref : Block 16. Grave 23.
    Captain Arthur Desmond KNOX-PERKINS (202901) 1940-11-10 5 Sqdn Kenya Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery Ref : Block 16. Grave 20.
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    All below were in SAAF VICKERS VALENTIA #269

    https://aviation-safety.net/database...?id=19400802-0

    Warrant Officer Class II Stefanus Lodewicus GEYSER (P/14414) 1940-08-04 Tanzania Dodoma Cemetery Ref : Plot 2. Row A.A. Coll. grave.

    Lieutenant Arnand McKELLAR (P/102717) 1940-08-04 Tanzania Dodoma Cemetery Ref : Plot 2. Row A.A. Coll. grave.

    Air Mechanic Gysbertus Albert-us NEZAR (48033) 1940-08-04 Tanzania Dodoma Cemetery Ref : Plot 2. Row A.A. Coll. grave.

    Captain Peter John FFYTCHE-HOGG (P/102617) 1940-08-04 Tanzania Dodoma Cemetery Ref : Plot 2. Row A.A. Coll. grave.

    Second Lieutenant Desmond BARTON (47531) 1940-08-04 Tanzania Dodoma Cemetery Ref : Plot 2. Row A.A. Coll. grave.

    Lieutenant Harry Allen CLUNIE (102835) 1940-08-04 Tanzania Dodoma Cemetery Ref : Plot 2. Row A.A. Coll. grave.

    Air Mechanic Ian George McKENZIE (96106) 1940-08-04 Tanzania Dodoma Cemetery Ref : Plot 2. Row A.A. Coll. grave.


    Plus 1 other ?

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    Suggest 6 names below are

    Lockheed 14-N2 Super Electra
    Operator: Royal Air Force - RAF
    Registration: AX688

    The Super Electra took off from Nairobi in strong winds and heavy rain. Turning to the left at 500 feet after takeoff the airplane stalled and entered a spin. It crashed and caught fire. All aboard were killed.

    https://aviation-safety.net/database...?id=19401110-0


    and Six names again in Kenya in one single day - adjacent graves.

    http://www.rafcommands.com/database/...lno=&qt=&cur=0

    Lieutenant John Guthrie KNEEN (179991) 1940-11-10 Kenya Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery Ref : Block 16. Grave 18.
    Squadron Leader Frank Mackenzie LOUDON (34046) 1940-11-10 Kenya Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery Ref : Block 16. Grave 22.
    Captain Jan Jozua VAN NOUHUYS (87452) 1940-11-10 Kenya Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery Ref : Block 16. Grave 19.
    Air Corporal Dennis Montague Carrington COTTON (P/4915) 1940-11-10 Kenya Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery Ref : Block 16. Grave 17.
    Flight Lieutenant Harry George Ernest DAVIS (83484) 1940-11-10 Kenya Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery Ref : Block 16. Grave 23.
    Captain Arthur Desmond KNOX-PERKINS (202901) 1940-11-10 5 Sqdn Kenya Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery Ref : Block 16. Grave 20.

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    "12 Squadron suffered its first casualties of World War II when anti-aircraft fire at Yavello downed a Junkers Ju-86 (654) with the loss of the entire crew of seven."

    Air Mechanic I D DU PLESSIS (P/5599) 1940-09-03 Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery Ref : 2. G. 11.
    Warrant Officer Class II Patrick William Westley BYRNES (47578) 1940-09-03 Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery Ref : 2. G. 31.
    Air Sergeant James Victor PENBERTHY (47236) 1940-09-03 Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery Ref : 2. G. 25.
    Air Sergeant Cornelius MARITZ (47793) 1940-09-03 Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery Ref : 2. G. 18.
    Lieutenant Robert Graham DONALDSON (102790) 1940-09-03 Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery Ref : 2. G. 23.
    Air Sergeant Alexander Adolphus CUSENS (48099) 1940-09-03 12 Sqdn Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery Ref : 2. G. 34.
    Air Sergeant Francois Petrius DU TOIT (48014) 1940-09-03 145 Sqdn Kenya Nairobi War Cemetery Ref : 2. G. 19.

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    All below were in SAAF VICKERS VALENTIA #269

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    Air Mechanic N G HUPTON (97747) 1940-08-04 South Africa Thaba Tshwane (Old No.1) Milit Ref : N. 9.

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    Some More

    Would like more details on Albert Edward PORTER Aircraft 1940-09-21

    Donald James THEOBALD 1940-09-28



    Pilot Officer Maxwell Lloyd STEPHEN (C/1367) 1940-09-02 Canada Moncton (Elmwood) Cemetery

    Killed in RCAF Plane Crash at Big Bay Point on Lake Simcoe

    Fairey Battle Mk. I #1626

    http://www.rwrwalker.ca/RCAF_1600_1649_detailed.html

    Ex RAF L5157. Category A crash at Simcoe, Ontario on 2 September 1940. May be first RCAF Battle loss.



    Flying Officer Frederick Lindley SIMS (C/2005) 1940-09-10 Canada London (Mount Pleasant) Cemete Ref : Lot 162. Sec. M.
    Flying Officer William Rufus SWANSON (C/2409) 1940-09-10 United States of America Inglewood (Park) Cemetery Ref : Myrtle Plot. Lot 109.

    Also Killed William Rufus Swanson aged 35 of Long Beach Calif

    'Belleville" Ont, Crashed when their RCAF light training plane failed to come out of an inverted spin. Crashed at amuddy swamp at
    Huff's island

    Both men stationed at RCAF Training school at nearby Trenton


    Fleet Finch I #1015

    "Probably serving with Central Flying School at time of crash. Also reported (by Wilson) as classified as Instructional Airframe on 3 December 1942."

    Struck off, after Category A crash on 10 September 1940 at Belleville.




    Aircraftman 2nd Class Dugald Forbes McCALLUM (R/68345) 1940-09-16 Canada London (Mount Pleasant) Cemete


    McCallum Military honors were accorded this afternoon to Dugald Forbes McCallum of the manning depot R.C.A.F.
    whose death occurred in the city on Monday morning. - Died due to appendicitis




    Aircraftman 2nd Class Gerald Gabriel MURPHY (R/59792) 1940-09-17 Canada Winnipeg (St. John's) Cemetery

    Plane: de Havilland D.H.82(Can) Tiger Moth #244


    RCAF Plane crash when it plunged into ploughed field one mile south of Balmoral, Man

    Serious injuries Aircraftsman Bill King

    Death came instantaneously to Murphy who was piloting the machine. King was knocked un- conscious, fracturing his right leg

    To civil registery as CF-CGS for use at Flying Clubs, but remained on RCAF charge. Spun in at Balmoral, Manitoba during aerobatic training on 17 September 1940.





    Aircraftman 1st Class Albert Edward PORTER (R/56893) 1940-09-21 Canada Morris Cemetery

    Mid Air collision between two RCAF Training Planes over Brighton, Ontario




    Resulted in Death of Albert Edward PORTER

    He was in plane with Flying Officer George Hill who parachute to safety (at 500 feet fractured tow ribs when he hit ground)

    Leading Aircraftsmand H N Sharpe and F/O George Hill forced landed




    Flight Sergeant Albert John BEARD (305) 1940-09-24 Canada Burnaby (Forest Lawn) Memorial

    As Porter killed in Flying accident - Beard had to have been electrocuted

    Confirmed Windsor Star 25th Sept 1940 - Came into contact with high electrical current while engaged in construction work annd could not
    be resusicated

    The 12th casualty list for the Royal Canadian Air Force issued Wednesday at National Defence headquarters here reported two deaths to raise the total R.CAT. dead and missing to 25 since the war started. In addition to the two deaths, one in a flying accident and the other by electrocution, five were reported as injured, three seriously. Dead. Aircraftman Albert Edward Porter, R-58893, Mrs. Kathleen Porter (wife), Morris, Man. Fit Sgt Albert John Beard. 305, Mrs. Mae Irene Beard (wife), 2529 Wark street, Victoria,



    Leading Aircraftman Donald James THEOBALD (4644) 1940-09-28 Canada Lethbridge (Mountain View) Cem

    -> possibly a Northorp Delta
    8th (GP) Squadron

    Drowned when fell from a Wing of a RCAF aeroplane that had made a forced landing in Annapolis
    Basin, Novia Scotia (Fort Anne, N,S due to Engine Trouble)

    3 Other crew OK -> pilot Richard Brock Wylie

    WAR CASUALTY LAC. D. Theobald! Drowned at Halifax in Fall From Wing of Plane
    Sept. LAC. D. J. Theobald of Lethbridge, was drowned late Saturday when he felt
    from the wing of a Royal Canadian Air Force seaplane which had made a forced landing in Annapolis basin.
    Three other net1 up an Is nf the plane ivere unhurt when the ma- chine was compelled
    (o lam! in the basin of Fort Anne, N.S., through engine trouble.
    APPARENTLY SLIPPED LAC, Theobald walked out on the wing after QIC landing and appar- ently slipped a.
    patch of oil. The pilot of the machine. Kit. Lt. Brock Wylle ot Estevan, Sa.sk.,
    donned a life pro.scrver and jumped Into the water with another one lor Theo- bald.
    He reached Theobald and gave him (he life proserver, bnt the crewman lost hold of it.
    He disap- peared in a few moments. A strong tide was running, and his body was not recovered.
    R.n.A.R. here said a court- ot inquiry was being held at Annapolis.





    Leading Aircraftman Frederick Fincastle CAMPBELL (R/64347) 1940-10-03 Canada London (St. Peter's) Roman Cat Ref : Sec. F. Lot 3A. Grave 4.

    Died St Catherines General Hospital following 2 weeks illness from bronchial pneumonia


    Leading Aircraftman Thomas Archibald BARR (R/50990) 1940-10-06 Canada Edmonton (Beechmount) Cemetery
    Aircraftman 2nd Class Eugene Aloysius FRYMARK (R/54374) 1940-10-06 United States of Ame Milwaukee (Holy Cross) Cemeter


    Died in plane crash at Camp Boden

    Possibly North American Harvard 1334
    Category A accident at Alliston, Ontario at 14:45 on 6 October 1940. Had 921:40 airframe time when written off.



    Aircraftman 1st Class Donald Raymond BELL (R/54935) 1940-10-10 Canada Sherbrooke (Elmwood) Cemetery


    AC. Donald Raymond Bell, of Sherbrooke, Que., died late today of wounds suffered when a machine-gun discharged accidentally earlier in the day in the armament repair shop of the Royal Canadian Air Force station near here. R.C.A.F. officials announced an investigation would be held. A coroner's jury tonight returned a verdict of accidental death after hearing evidence that the Sherbrooke Aircraftman was fatally wounded during the testing of a machine-gun that had just been reassembled. Armament Officer Kenneth Walton testified that no "live" ammunition was supposed to be in the workshop. Dummy ammunition ordinarily was used in testing, he said. AC. Jess Mortwedt said Bell was sitting in a chair in a workshop corner and was off guard because of the belief all bullets in the chop were dummies. Thirteen wounds were found in Bells back. Dr. Ewart Ferguson testified. He died of shock and haemorrhage. A funeral service will be held tomorrow afternoon. The body will leave by train later in the day for Sherbrooke. Native of Sherbrooke (Special to The Gazette.) Sherbrooke, October 10. Aircraftman Donald Raymond Bell, who died today of wounds received at Dartmouth. N.S.. joined the Royal Canadian Air Force on April 17 last in Toronto. He was 21 years old. He was born in Sherbrooke, the son of the late A. B. Bell and of Mrs. Bell, and was educated at the Mitchell School and the Sherbrooke Hizh School. Upon leaving the Sherbrooke High, he entered the employ of the Canadian Ingersoll Rand Company as a machinist. He left the Rand to join the Air Force. He had taken an active part in local Boy Scout work and belonged to the local Y.M.C.A. He was also an elder of St Andrew's Presbyterian Church and a member of the St. Andrew's Young People's Society. An all-round athlete, he had played on the High basketball team and paddled in the Rand drill's war canoe in local regattas for two years. He was an only son.


    Aircraftman 2nd Class Dick Bruce 'Richard' MILNE (R/78124) 1940-10-19 Canada North Bay (Terrace Lawn) Cemet

    Fleet Fawn II.

    #230 - Category A crash at Toronto on 19 October 1940. Was civil register as CF-CGO.

    http://www.rafcommands.com/archive/09452.php


    The Fleet Aircraft Limited construction number was �84�. This aircraft was taken on strength with the R.C.A.F. on the
    12th of April 1937 and given the serial number 230. It served at R.C.A.F. Station Camp Borden,
    Ontario until being sold for 2,000 dollars. It went to the Ottawa Flying Club on the 9th of October 1939
    and then to Patterson & Hill Aircraft on the 1st of September 1940. The Canadian civil registration was CF-CGO.

    The other aircraft involved was R.C.A.F. Fleet Finch Mk. II s/n 4419 from No. 1 E.F.T.S. Malton,
    Ontario. The Finch was being flown by R69610 Sergeant Robson Thomas Jewitt of Horning's Mills,
    Ontario. He and his civilian passenger F. P. Stephens were on an unauthorized flight. Stephens, was
    listed as slightly injured. The landing accident occurred at 12:30, %BD mile southwest of Thornhill Lot 26.
    If you would like more gen on the accident-involving Finch 4419, I�d be happy to provide it to you.


    Aircraftman 1st Class William James Noel STUDDS (R/57660) 1940-10-25 Canada Winnipeg (Elmwood) Cemetery
    Sergeant Harry McDONALD (R/56768) 1940-10-25 Canada Winnipeg (Elmwood) Cemetery

    RCAF Training Plane Crash
    North American Harvard #2624

    Category A damage on 25 October 1940 near Larder Lake, Ontario, on delivery flight.



    Aircraftman 2nd Class Walter Frederick STOCKEN (R/74565) 1940-10-28 Canada Toronto (Prospect) Cemetery


    Died from injuries sustained when struck by an automobile,-



    Leading Aircraftman George Eardley MacDONALD (R/65514) 1940-10-29 Canada Toronto (Park Lawn) Cemetery

    http://rcafjarvis.blogspot.com/

    The following day, (R/65514) George Eardley Macdonald, Toronto; George Angus Little, Winnipeg and
    Robert Hudson of Shawinigan Falls, Que. were proceeding to Trenton by automobile when
    Macdonald was killed in a collison near Oshawa. Little lost an ear and two teeth, while Hudson suffered a fractured skull and laceration


    Leading Aircraftman Ross ARMSTRONG (R/59102) 1940-10-30 Canada Winnipeg (Elmwood) Cemetery


    Died in aircrash at New Dundee Ontario

    Possibly Harvard North American Yale 3348


    Category A damage on 30 October 1940 at Camp Borden. Had 238:00 airframe time when struck off.


    Leading Aircraftman John Samuel Eagle WHITMORE (1164402) 1940-11-05 Canada Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemeter
    RAF: Died in Automobile Acccident



    Leading Aircraftman Paul D. CARVALHO (R/53956) 1940-11-07 Canada Ottawa Cremation Memorial
    Paul David Carvalho
    De Havilland Canada

    Tiger Moth 4008

    2 Elementary Flying Training School at Fort William

    Category A damage on 7 November 1940 while with No. 2 Elementary Flying Training School at Fort William, Ontario.

    Collision Aircraftsman G M Fitzgerald forced landed (Tiger Moth 4021 - Category B damage on 7 November 1940 while with No. 2 Elementary Flying Training School at Fort William, Ontario.)




    Aircraftman 1st Class Percy John DEEBANK (R/62640) 1940-11-08 Canada North Branch Cemetery

    Drowned in Lake Erie Near Simcoe when he fell out of a boat sent to retrive equipment that fallen into the water



    Leading Aircraftman James Arnold BEISE (R/62211) 1940-11-14 Canada Saskatoon (Woodlawn) Cemetery

    Car overturned on the Banff Trail miles west of Calgary on the night of November 12 1940. Admited with serious head injury.
    Died in hospital on 14



    Flight Lieutenant George Alfred MacDONALD (C/3156) 1940-11-15 Canada Edmonton (Mount Pleasant) Ceme

    Dr Rev George Alfred MacDONALD died in hospital at Edmonton following an operation




    Leading Aircraftman Franklin Jarrett HOLLEY (R/63578) 1940-11-16 Canada Tavistock (Mctavish) Cemetery Ref : Plot 102. Row 3. Grave 1.

    Died when their car collided with a large truck near main intersection of Shakespear Ontario

    Also killed Sgt Robert Cawthorpe of the Highland Light Infantry of Canada
    CAWTHORPE
    Sergeant
    A/38089
    ROBERT DICK
    Saturday, November 16, 1940
    Age 24
    THAMESFORD (ST. JOHN'S) ANGLICAN CEMETERY
    VIEW RECORD
    Highland Light Infantry of Canada, R.C.I.C.
    Canadian


    Sergeant Kenneth O'Dell PIPER (R/60233) 1940-11-16 Canada Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery Ref : Lot 76. Block 6. Sec. G.
    Leading Aircraftman John Thomas SINCLAIR (R/60292) 1940-11-16 Canada Edmonton Cemetery, Alberta
    Both Killed airplane crash at Lethbrige
    Category A damage on 16 November 1940 while with No. 5 Elementary Flying Training School at Lethbridge, Alberta.
    Tiger Moth 4058
    Piper was Instructor



    Flight Lieutenant John Gordon RICHARDSON (C/899) 1940-11-17 Canada Saskatoon (Woodlawn) Cemetery Ref : Block 88. Lot 86. Grave 10500.
    Leading Aircraftman Hollis Eugene HOWARD (1065) 1940-11-17 Canada Aylesford (United Church) Ceme Ref : Lot 19.
    Flight Lieutenant Gilbert Frederick CLAY (C/1126) 1940-11-17 Canada Burnaby (Forest Lawn) Memorial

    Douglas Digby Bomber #749 unable to find a landing due to bad weather


    Category A crash near Riviere du Loup, Quebec on 18 November 1940. Aircraft was en route from Newfoundland to St. Hubert, PQ when it was forced to divert due to bad weather. Crew abandoned aircraft, probably as fuel ran low. Aircraft not located for some time. Ownership assigned to No. 4 Repair Depot in Scoudouc, NB on 3 March 1941, for write off.


    Aircrew all abandoned plane

    OK (parachuted to safety)

    Leading Aircraftman E J Benoit
    Aircraftsman Elmer Johnson
    Flying officer C J H Leblanc
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