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    Can anyone you has a bit more expertise on London Gazette can tell me who this was ? Full name

    There is a Lawrence J B Smith born 1926 Avon Bristol who might be him. Air 78 is unreadable for the Lawrence Smiths

    On 15.09.51 He was flying Gloster Meteor F.8 WB106 at RAF Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire when he was in collision with WE869 flown by F/O Robin Pavey #607072. Both were in 63 Sqn

    Pavey was killed, Smith ejected OK

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    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/...t/412/data.pdf
    578204 Leonard James Barnard SMITH (578204).

    Trick was to search for this string using google

    578204 site:thegazette.co.uk
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    Thanks for the name and the tip!

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    He was an Aircraft Apprentice (Entry 41 or 42) at Cosford.
    HTH
    Peter Davies
    Meteorology is a science; good meteorology is an art!
    We might not know - but we might know who does!

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