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    Default Unaccounted airman - 31-3-1941

    What caused the death of and/or what was the place of death registration for:

    AC2 Otto F. MEGGITT - 1025769 - not found Flight archives.

    Proposed aircraft losses this day (if Meggitt 'killed on active service'):

    Hind I - L7186 - 1 FTS - overshot landing Shrewton.
    Oxford I - R6082 - RAFC - crashed in forced landing Morton, Derbyshire.
    Tiger Moth II - N9119 - 6 EFTS - crashed on landing Sywell.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    Death registered in Hull aged 30

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    Looking at this man, he is among an earlier format of name listings in the Flight magazine so his rank then initial come after his surname.

    May 22nd 1941 Magazine
    KOAS
    Meggitt, A/C. 2nd Cl. O, F.;

    For this date on CWGC there are a number of Civilian casualties listed for 'Kingston upon Hull, County Borough'. The Hull district had been created from the Kingston upon Hull district back in 1854 per:
    http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/kingston%20upon%20hull.html
    http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/hull.html

    And this describes a raid on the city that night:
    http://www.bpears.org.uk/NE-Diary/Inc/ISeq_13.html
    Dennis Burke
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    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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    Thanks Dennis for additional info on MEGGITT. Killed in air raid explicable for KOAS.
    Regards,
    Henk.

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