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    Second Lieutenant Derrick TYLER (P/3434)

    http://www.saairforce.co.za/forum/vi...=5638&start=75

    "Arriving over Cape Town on the 5th September 1939, 2/Lt. Derrick Tyler, flying 275, suffered engine failure. He attempted a downwind landing at Youngsfield, but unfortunately overshot the short airfield strip and crashed. He was killed and the Hurricane, which had flown only 28 hours since production, was completely destroyed in the resulting fire. "

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    Corporal Harold William JOHNSON (1727) 1939-09-05
    Flying Officer Arnold Victor DOLPHIN () 1939-09-05


    Australia Adelaide River War Cemetery

    The Inverell Times (NSW : 1899 - 1954)
    iew title info

    / Wed 6 Sep 1939

    AIRCRAFT FATALITY




    Two Killed

    SYDNEY. Wednesday.

    As a result of an aircraft accident at

    Darwin yesterday, Plying Officer Arnold Victor Dolphin and Corporal Harold William Johnson were fatally injured.


    This is the only information released by the Air Board, which announced the tragedy officially.

    Other news reports confirm aircraft was a Wirraway

    A20-5
    https://www.ozatwar.com/nt11.htm

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    Pupil Pilot John Whitford HADLEY () 1939-09-05 United Kingdom Calne (Holy Trinity) Churchyard
    Pupil Pilot James Healy CAVANAGH () 1939-09-05 United Kingdom Calne (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

    Published: Thursday 21 September 1939
    Newspaper: Western Daily Press
    County: Bristol, England
    Type: Article | Words: 174 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

    CAR RAN INTO BACK OF LORRY Inquests on Men Killed Near Calne Verdicts that they
    died from injuries sustained when their car struck the rear of a lorry by misadventure in darkness were returned at the
    returned at the Yatesbury, near Calne, inquests yesterday on
    John Whitford Hadley (19), of Ruslip, near London, and James Healey Cavanagh (22), of Ontario, Canada.
    The men were pupil pilots at a flying school, and lost their lives on Tuesday, September 5,
    when, on the main London road Quemerford, just outside Calne, at 9.15 ih the evening, their car collided with the lorry. The other occupant of the car who was taken to hospital,
    was stated to know nothing of the accident. Evidence showed that the lorry had a strong rear light.
    Some yards after it had rounded a bend, the car, travelling in the same direction at a fast speed with dimmed lights, collided with the rear of the lorry.
    It ended up almost underneath the lorry and across the grass verge of the road. Both men were instantly killed

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    Aicraftman 1st Class Frederick William WANSTALL (547434)

    208 Sqn ORB confirms died by drowning when on an official bathing parade

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    Leading Aircraftman John MUSGRAVE () Wireless Op./Air Gunner

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957)


    Fri 8 Sep 1939


    RAAF MAN KILLED


    SYDNEY, Thursday. - John Musgrave,
    aged 25, an R.A.A.F. wireless operator,
    stationed at Richmond, was found dead
    at the side of the railway line near
    Clarendon this morning. His neck had
    been broken. Detectives believe that
    Musgrave fell from a train late last
    night.

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    Aircraftman 1st Class Thomas PURDIE (545624) 1939-09-08 9 Sqdn United Kingdom Honington (All Saints) Churchy
    Pilot Officer Bruce Innes CLIFFORD-JONES (36170) Pilot 1939-09-08 9 Sqdn United Kingdom Honington (All Saints) Churchy
    Aircraftman 1st Class Hugh M. McGREEVY (541603) 1939-09-08 9 Sqdn United Kingdom Honington (All Saints) Churchy
    Pilot Officer Harold ROSOFSKY (40022) Pilot 1939-09-08 9 Sqdn United Kingdom Honington (All Saints) Churchy

    http://aircrewremembered.com/rosofsky-harold.html


    08.09.1939 No. 9 Squadron Wellington Mk1 L4320 WS-ZB


    not Hilsdon his death registered in Witney -

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    Leading Aircraftman Frederick Thomas PRICE (512105) 1939-09-08 United Kingdom Oxford (Rose Hill) Cemetery
    Aircraftman 2nd Class William Charles HILSDON (616753) 1939-09-08 215 Sqdn United Kingdom Cowley (St. James) Churchyard

    I think both these deaths linked as both registered in Witney along with possibly

    Owen H J Jordan aged 23

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    Aircraftman 1st Class Horace Stephen GRAY (352243)


    THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1939
    DEATH OF AIRMAN. MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE. CRU S MLIN MAN FOR TRIAL. At a special court in Crumlin,
    before Captain S. Waring, J.P., Patrick M'Cann, Crosshill, Crumlin,
    was charged with the manslaughter of Horace Stephen Gray, an airman,
    an airman, at Seacash, County Antrim, on September 9. The prosecution was conducted by Captain W. F. Creery, D. 1. ...

    Published: Thursday 19 October 1939
    Newspaper: Belfast Telegraph
    County: Antrim, Northern Ireland
    Type: Illustrated | Words: 570 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

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    Pilot Officer John James DRUMMOND (41267) Pilot


    Avro Anson Mk I
    Owner/operator: 48 Squadron Royal Air Force (48 Sqn RAF)
    Registration: L7058

    https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=181221

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    Aircraftman 2nd Class Robert George LOCKWOOD (770908)

    ... CORONERíS COMMENTS ON DRIVING HANDICAPS. Inquest on Thelford Motor- Cyclist. inquest on a Thetford motor-cyclist, Robert George Lockwood (39), an aircraftsman, whose home was at 5, St. Maryís Place, who was fatally injured when his machine came into collision with car, was held at the Bury and West Suffolk General Hospital on Tuesday evening...

    Published: Saturday 16 September 1939
    Newspaper: Bury Free Press
    County: Suffolk, England
    Type: Article | Words: 240 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

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