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    Default Unaccounted airmen - 25-6-1942

    What were the places of death registration for:

    A - Killed on active service:
    Sgt (Pilot) Harold L. ALLEN - 656988, and
    P/O (Pilot) Frank LEECE - 48917.

    B - Died on active service:
    LAC Ronald HEAP - 941211.

    C - Proposed aircraft losses:
    Blenheim IV - Z6252 - 51 OTU - crashed on landing Cranfield.
    Hurricane I - V6932 - 59 OTU - crashed in forced landing Crosby.
    Hurricane I - V7384 - 56 OTU - abandoned Drumeldrie, near Colinsburgh, Fifeshire.
    Magister I - N3968 - 2 FIS - broke up in air Mill of Barns, near Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire.
    Tiger Moth II - DE 166 - 1 AACU - spun into ground near Bircham Newton.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    Hi Henk
    Heap,26, registered at Fakenham, Norfolk
    Allen and Leece didn't come up but you do have 2 incidents in Scotland and they might be connected there. Both are buried in England
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    Allen & Leece were both killed in N3968.

    June 25th 1942, “Pilot Officer F. Leece and 656988 Sergeant H.L. Allen killed in flying accident to Magister aircraft N3968. Accident investigation held by Squadron Leader Irving on 29th June 1942.”

    V7384 was piloted by 1332387 Sgt Holmes, he baled out and was rescued by an ASR launch from the Firth of Forth.
    Alan Clark

    Peak District Air Accident Research

    http://www.peakdistrictaircrashes.co.uk/

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    Al & Dick: what else can I say as THANKS.
    Regards,
    Henk.

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Terrence Allister Andrews 908919, staioned at 104 LG, became seriously ill with typhoid fever on 7th June and was admitted to Number 19 General hospital. Dangerously ill, he died at 21:30 hours on 26th June

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    John William Edwards 961547 , was flying in Hurricane 11C BN 285, when presumed shot down by BF109s near El Adem, on 12th June 1942, he was captured and transported to Italy where he died of wounds sustained via information received from the IRCC in Rome
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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    CORRECTION to Richard Valentine Elliot 403662, attached to 460 squadron, he became seriously ill whilst on leave and died in High Royds EMS hospital, Menston of bacterial gaertner

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

    Henry Potter 1015507 , attached to The base support depot at Helwan, was in a convoy attached by enemy armored cars north of LG 75. Reported missing with a presumed date of death of the date of the action

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

    Matambo 3236 , died in the Native hospital Bulawayo on 25 June 1943 ( NOT 1942 as per CWGC ) of cirrhosis of the liver

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