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    470919 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-09-1947

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    TWEMLOW, Donald Clayton - Lt(A) - HMS Blackcap - RN - MiD.
    Macclesfield Cemetery, Cheshire.
    [ Seafire F.17 - 807 Sqn - SX120 ].

    From CWGC -

    JAPAN
    ALEXANDER, David Hugh - F/O(Pilot) - 57718 - RAF - 17 Sqn.
    Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan.
    [ Spitfire F.14 - 17 Sqn - RN128 ].

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    BOWEN, Thomas Francis Allen - Pilot - 2238630 - Training Group RAF.
    Bulawayo ( Athlone ) Cemetery, Zimbabwe.

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    TWEMLOW, Donald Clayton - Lt(A) - HMS Blackcap [Seafire F.17 A120] - the Lancashire Evening Post of September 27th 1947 reported the following:

    At the inquest on Lt. Donald Clayton Twemlow, R.A.F. [sic], killed in a Seafire crash at High Legh, Cheshire, it was stated that he tried to get the aircraft out of a roll but was too low to do so.

    JAPAN
    ALEXANDER, David Hugh - F/O(Pilot) - 57718 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died near Iwakuni, Japan.

    ZIMBABWE
    BOWEN, Thomas Francis Allen - Pilot - 2238630 - the Andrews Newspaper Index Cards on ancestry.co.uk record that he died suddenly at Bulawayo Isolation Hospital.

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