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    Default 430526 - Unaccounted airmen - 26-5-1943

    What were the places of death registration for:

    A - Died on active service:
    LAC Oscar L. PAULL - 1413454.

    B - Not found Flight Global:
    AC2 Frederick R.C. PLANT - 1539997.

    C - What were the GRO-listings for:
    LAC Edwin J. BROWNING - 976761 - age 29 - DOAS - buried Maynamati War Cem., Bangladesh, and
    F/O George M. GRAY - 121293 - KOAS - commemorated on the Gibraltar Memorial.

    D - Further looking for unit and possible cause of death of:
    LAC Wyndham WILLIAMS - RCAF R/153843 - age 50, who lies buried in the Prospect Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    Forgot to mention proposed aircraft losses in case AC2 PLANT might have been killed in a flying accident:

    Catalina I - W8414 - 131 (C)OTU - crashed on landing at night Castle Archdale.
    Tiger Moth II - N6525 - 29 EFTS - flew into ground near Clyffe Pypard.
    Wellington IC - L7796 - CGS - crashed on landing Sutton Bridge.
    Whitley V - Z6797 - PTS - crashed on take-off Tatton Park.
    Master II - DK989 - 17 (P)AFU - crashed on take-off at night Wrexham.

    Henk.

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    Hi Henk
    Paull,21, registered on the Isle of Wight
    Plant,38, registered at Berkamstead, Hertfordshire
    Regards
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    Thanks Dick; no a/c match for PLANT.
    Regards,
    Henk.

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    Hi Henk

    LAC Edwin J. BROWNING - 3 R & R Party
    F/O George M. GRAY - Speke

    Malcolm

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    As ever thanks Malcolm; enjoy the weekend,
    Henk.

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    Hello

    LAC Oscar L. PAULL - 1413454 - the West Sussex Gazette of June 3rd 1943 reported the following:

    The body of Leading Aircraftman Oscar L. Paull (21), R.A.F. Regiment, a native of Cornwall, was found in the sea below the Needles Cliffs on Wednesday. A comrade had to be lowered over the cliffs, which are there 300 ft. high. It is assumed that he had been collecting seagull's eggs when he fell, as he had done so before.

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    UPGRADE to Wyndham Williams R 153843 attached to Number 1 manning depot, he was medically discharged on 25th April 1943 and died post discharge

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

    Edwin James Browning 976761, attached to Number 3 RR party, was taken seriously ill on 24 April and admitted to the Imperial general hospital , Cohiba, where he died of clinical dysentry

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

    George Martello Gray 121293 , attached to RAF Speke and a pilot , although not listed as such on CWGC, was killed in a flying accident at 08:15 Hours when Spitfire VB JK 514 crashed into the sea 300 yards East of the runway at Gibraltar

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