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    Default 430201 - Unaccounted airmen - 1-2-1943

    What were the places of death registration for:

    A - Died of wounds or injuries received on active service:
    Sgt (WOp/Ag) Ernest GREENWOOD - 1030029.

    B - Died on active service:
    AC2 George E. BROWN - 1804479;
    AC1 Walter W.J. CLAMP - 1287373 - age 43 - 909/910 (Balloon) Sqn (East Ham, London);
    AC2 Edward H. STANBROOK - 1872646;
    LAC Robert H. STEVENSON - 1348051, and
    AC2 William WOOD - 1416907 - age 28.

    C - Proposed aircraft loss:
    Whitley VII - Z9135 - 3 (C)OTU - crashed in forced landing Hubberts Bridge, Lincolnshire (already as a casualty on this a/c: F/O T.E. BACH - RCAF J/22560).

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    Hi Henk

    Sgt (WOp/Ag) Ernest GREENWOOD - 1030029. - he has been mentioned on a previous thread as a possibility for 7 (C) OTU, Wellington, HX430

    AC2 George E. BROWN - 1804479; - Stratford, Warwickshire
    AC1 Walter W.J. CLAMP - 1287373 - age 43 - 909/910 (Balloon) Sqn (East Ham, London); - Ilford, Essex

    AC2 Edward H. STANBROOK - 1872646; - Biggleswade, Beds (CWGC states 2 Feb 1943)
    LAC Robert H. STEVENSON - 1348051, - not Eng/Wales
    AC2 William WOOD - 1416907 - age 28. - Millom, Cumberland

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    Stevenson's name is not appearing when i search on Scotlands poeple so unless its a spellign difference, maybe he was in Northern Ireland or elsewhere.
    Dennis Burke
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    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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    STEVENSON is shown on his grave as 'died suddenly at Limavady Ireland' on his grave stone at the this Scottish War Graves website.

    http://scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/scottishwargraves-ftopic129-0-asc-420.html

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    Thanks friends for your much appreciated help.
    Best regards from a snow covered Holland,
    Henk.

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    Malcolm,
    STANBROOK was twice in my files; corrected. CWGC date 2nd "January" 1943. (Had him 430102 and 430201 !).
    Regards,
    Henk.

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    Here are the ORB entries from the 2 (O)AFU record book relating to AC2 Wood

    February 1st 1943, “1416907 AC2 Wood, W. killed by collision with rotating propeller of Anson AX558.”

    February 1st 1943, Station Sick Quarters, “Information received at 18.50 hrs that No.1406909 Wood W. Bomb Armourer had walked into a revolving airscrew. Senior Medical Officer proceeded to the spot to find that the a/m armourer had been killed almost instantaneously. He sustained fractured skull and multiple wounds.”
    Alan Clark

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

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    Thanks Al for info on AC2 WOOD. Amended my file.
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    Henk.

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    Hello

    Sgt (WOp/Ag) Ernest GREENWOOD - 1030029 - the Graves Registration Report Form confirms his unit as 7 (C) O.T.U., and Alan Storr lists him as a crew member of HX430 - the Observer was 408619 Sgt. Colin Bruce Berger R.A.A.F.

    AC2 George E. BROWN - 1804479 - the Burials Register for the Parish of Shirley has his adode as the Joint Isolation Hospital, Straford-upon-Avon.

    AC1 Walter W.J. CLAMP - 1287373 - the Mid Sussex Times of February 17th 1943 reported the following:

    AIRCRAFTMAN'S DEATH
    The death occurred in hospital at Woodford, Essex, of Leading Aircraftman Walter W. J. Clamp, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Clamp, of 5, Manor Cottages, Manor Road, Burgess Hill. Aircraftman Clamp had undergone an operation, and complications ensued. Forty three years of age, he had served for two years. In the last war he joined the Merchant Navy at the age of 17. He leaves a widow and a 12 year old son.

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    Default The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Harold James Nix 1309569 is only listed as MISSING in his official recird

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