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    Default Unaccounted airman - 19-10-1941

    What was the place of death registration for F/Sgt (Obs) William H. ATKINSON - 524024 - 23 Sqn (Ford, Sussex), who died on active service.

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    It was at South Shields and he was aged 24

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    Thanks Pete; if you answer more often in the future on my questions re unaccounted airmen, please could you also mention the county (if known to you).
    Thanks in advance and regards,
    Henk.

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    Henk
    S Shields is in Durham, N E England and the opposite end of the country from Ford
    Regards
    Dick

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    Thanks Dick for clarification.
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    Hello

    F/Sgt (Obs) William H. ATKINSON - 524024 - the Newcastle Journal of Octber 23rd 1941 reported the following:

    Jarrow Aiman Dies
    Sergeant William Hunter Atkinson (24), so of Mr. and the late Mrs. Atkinson, of 29, Norham Terrace, Primrose, Jarrow, has died in hospital at South Shields, while home on leave.
    He will be buried at Jarrow today, following a service at St. Mark’s Church.
    Sergeant Atkinson had been in the R.A.F. six years and had seen much active service.


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

    Cecil Frederick Roberts 1219037 , attached to F 271 Field Service No QWQW India, died at sea aboard HMT 52, the Viceroy of India , of septacemia from an acute gangrenous appendix and was buried at sea

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