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    Default Possible cause 19 Sqn GREBE J7378 Accident 1926 Duxford

    26-May-26


    I have 19 Sqn GREBE J7378 Accident sometime in 1926 at Duxford

    FLYING ACCIDENT. OFFICER SEVERELY INJURED AT DUXFORD. Flight-Lieut. T. J West (Theodore James West MC), Royal Air Force, sustained severe injuries the result flying accident at Duxford, Cambridge, yesterday is cnUoal condition. Lieut West has been attached to No. 19 (Fighter) Squadron of Grebes, at Duxford, since April, 1924. He is in a critical condition

    Flight Lieutenant Theodore James WEST,
    M.C., relinquishes his short service commission on account of ill-health and is permitted to retain his rank. .19th Apr. 1927.
    (Substituted for notification in the Gazette
    of 3rd May .1927.)


    Theodore James West
    BIRTH 12/06/1893 Queensland Australia
    DEATH 19 Sep 1942 at Royal Military Hospital Edinburgh
    BURIAL
    St Olave Churchyard
    Fritwell, Cherwell District, Oxfordshire, England


    WEST, THEODORE JAMES Squadron Leader
    Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force)
    Age: 49
    Service No: 08186
    Awards: M C
    Son of James George and Anne West, of Chelsea, London; husband of Margaret Gladys West. His son, James Walter Desaquliers West, also died on service.

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    Default Re: Possible cause 19 Sqn GREBE J7378 Accident 1926 Duxford

    Paul

    Accident was on 27th May 1926, reported in Western Morning News of 28 May 1926.

    DaveW

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    Default Re: Possible cause 19 Sqn GREBE J7378 Accident 1926 Duxford

    Thanks - yes confirm 27 th May 1926

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