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    Hi all,
    I have found during my recent research two RCAF airmen, both officers commisioned at the same day, who had service numbers N and N+1 and they got killed together in a crash afterwards.
    I am just curious if this was something extraordinary to be two airmen with service numbers N and N+1 & killed together or there were other similar cases with NCOs for exmaple?

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    What were their names and S/N's and I can check their service records.
    Dennis Burke
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    Dennis thank you for you offer - I have done it already via Ancestry.com.
    This post just becasue I am now interested if there were any other similar cases of killed crew there were two members with service numbers N and N+1 (does not matter if officers or NCOs). I am just curios how frequent was such situation.

    Pavel
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    Hi Pavel,

    Not uncommon at all.

    http://www.rafcommands.com/archive/03985.php

    http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...don-April-1943

    and several dozen other posts.

    I once had a discussion with a late friend about lost two air gunners from the same crew, P-Os, who had J numbers 1 digit apart so "must have enlisted together". Their "R" numbers revealed all.

    Regards,

    Dave

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    Thank you Dave, I will correct my text accordingly.

    Pavel
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