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    Default 391230 - Unaccounted Airmen- 30-12-1939

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    391230 - Unaccounted Airmen- 30-12-1939

    From Henk's List -

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    BRIGHT, David - AC2c - 935091 - RAFVR.
    Newcastle-upon-tyne ( Byker and Heaton ) Cemetery, Northumberland.

    From CWGC -

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    BAILEY, Brian Peter - Sgt( Pilot) - 741799 - RAFVR - 602 Sqn.
    Dirleton Cemetery, East Lothian.
    [ Spitfire I - K9977 - 602 Sqn ].

    Alex

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    Default Re: 391230 - Unaccounted Airmen- 30-12-1939

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    BRIGHT, David - AC2c - 935091 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at The General Hospital, 418 Westgate Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. It records his name as David Atkin Bright.

    His death was announced in the Newcastle Journal of January 3rd 1940:

    BRIGHT – St. Anthony’s Estate, 2, Kennington Grove, on December 30th (suddenly), aged 22 years, David (wireless operator, R.A.F.), dearly loved son of David and Kate Bright. Interment Heaton Cemetery, Wednesday, with Military Honours; cortege leaves residence 2.15 p.m. All friends and neighbours invited.

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    Researching R.A.F. personnel from the North East of England

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    David Bright 935091 , died in Newcastle general hospital of peritonitis

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