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Thread: 1945 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

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    Default Malcolm McKenzie

    992758 died at RAF quastina in an aircraft accident

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    Default Re: 1945 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Hi

    Pettit was killed in a road accident not a flying accident but no further details so far

    Malcolm

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    Default Jack Taylor

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    In an unspecified accident

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    Default Re: 1945 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Hi Jon

    Taylor - what is your source for Bletchley as he was registered in Keighley, West Yorkshire which is a long way from Bletchley?

    Malcolm

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    Default Re: 1945 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Hi Malcolm off my notes from his records . Let me double check to make sure Iíve not been dyslexic or read down a line to someone below

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    Default Re: 1945 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Hello

    The Bradford Observer of Saturday May 19th 1945 reported that Jack Taylor, aged 22, of 35 Bingley Road, Cross Roads, Keighley died in Bingley Hospital early the previous day due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident when his bike collided with a wall in Ellar Car Bottom, Keighgley Road, Cullingworth at midnight on the Thursday. Inspection of his machine showed that the chain had become displaced, locking the back wheel.

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

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    Default Re: 1945 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Well done Simon & Malcolm . Thatís conclusive I reckon I must have read the wrong line down or up in my notes . Thanks boys Iíll check who i substituted

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