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    Default Unaccounted airmen - 11-11-1940

    What caused the death of and/or what were the places of death registration for:

    AC2 Robert W. DAILEY - 979550 - not found Flight archives;
    W/O Leonard A. FORD - 846347 - 4 BC, 909 Balloon Sqn, East Ham, Essex - killed on active service;
    LAC (Pilot u/t) Victor W. HARRIS - 921743 - died of wounds or injuries received on active service;
    LAC (Pilot u/t) Thomas L. HOPE - 986063 - not found Flight archives,
    AC2 Bernard C. NORTHWAY - 1350211 - not found Flight archives.

    Proposed aircraft losses for this day:
    Oxford I - L9648 - RAFC - crashed in forced landing south of Stickney, Lincs. (122/3456).
    Oxford I - N6292 - 14 FTS - spun into ground mile N of Ryhall, Rutland.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    Hello Henk
    The death of Robert W. DAILLEY aged 25 was registered in North Liverpool (Note spelling of surname)
    Leonard A. FORD aged 41 was registered at West Ham, Essex.
    Victor W. HARRIS aged 21 was registered at Ketton, Rutland
    Thomas L. HOPE aged 24 was also registered at Ketton, Rutland
    Finally the death of Bernard C. NORTHWAY aged 20 was registered at Gravesend.
    Regards
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    Thanks Andy. Harris and Hope may match to the loss of Oxford N6292.
    Regards,
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    AC2 Bernard C. NORTHWAY - 1350211
    Died of wounds or injuries received on active service Casualty Communique No 54 in Flight Dec 19, 1940

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    Hello

    LAC (Pilot u/t) Victor W. HARRIS - 921743 and
    LAC (Pilot u/t) Thomas L. HOPE - 986063 - the Grave Fegistration Forms for both these men record them as being with 14 F.T.S.

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Richard William Bishop 574038, of 602 Squadron but attached to 242 squadron at RAF Duxford, died on leave at Bank House, Pencombe, Hereford, of pneumonia
    Last edited by malcolm_raf; 9th April 2021 at 12:19. Reason: Pencombe not Rencombe

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

    Robert Whitton Dailly 979550 , a medically discharged airmen died in a sanatorium in Liverpool of pulmonary tuberculosis. There was a prolonged dispute between the Dundee and Liverpool Authorities and the Ministry of pensions as to which should pay the sanatorium expenses of 3 Guineas a week for the 2 weeks he had been resident there
    Last edited by jonheyworth; 18th July 2021 at 12:02.

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

    Robert Thomas Sanders 1004159 , attached to 60 MU , died in the " medical hut " at Shipton, Easingwold of syncope due to enlargement and degeneration of the heart muscle
    Last edited by malcolm_raf; 17th October 2021 at 19:03. Reason: s/n amended & Shipton not Shipston

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