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    John Harding 339504 , attached to Number 49 WU, was on duty at North post Shafa Amr on 22 April at 16:0 Hours when two Arab boys approached and handed him an unexploded AP bomb they had found in he vicinity. Within a few minutes the bomb exploded in his hands. The two boys and 1046856 AC1 R Gordon and 1556924 LAC Crichton were also badly injured and two other airmen slightly wounded. Admitted to Number 53 General hospital, he died at 11:30 hours of serious blast and shrapnel wounds to the hands, arms, chest and face

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    Brian Maurice Casson 1381280 a RDF op and

    Raymond Walter Carreck 1449181 a RDF op and

    Reginald James Rider 1196269 a RDF mech

    All attached to 889 AMES

    Were travelling in A Crossley transmitter van and trailer Number WD 87037 along with 5 other Airmen when at 16:30 hours, 600 yards from the fork of the Babaouch to Ain Draham road, the lorry got out of control decending a steep hill and having reached 50 MPH on the second bend, left the road and fell 100 feet into a ravine. The lorry and trailer were wrecked and Dawson and Carreck killed. Rider was admitted seriously Number 3 general hospital along with the other Airmen, all of whom were also injured , where he died of his injuries

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    William Lynch 990737 , attached to Number 7 SOTT, was taken dangerously ill on 19 April and died in Bromsgrove City hospital of a lung abscess
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    James Morrison 1564531 , attached to Number 2 Recruits Centre, was admitted to SSQ at Cardington, where he died at 23:15 Hours of a coronary thrombosis
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    James Martin Brodie 109640 , was admitted seriously ill to Preston Hall hospital, Maidstone , where he died the following day of a coronary thrombosis

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    James Low Young 1017646 , was killed in a vehicle accident of the perimeter track at RAF Aston Down

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    Ivor Mitchell 1453715 and

    William Ernest Richardson 1359731

    Both attached to 2741 Defence Squadron were both killed by a direct hit by a HE Bomb on station buildings at RAF Worth Matravers . Corporal F G Withers and LAC S H J Rix being injured

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    John Hubert Casson 1532206 , was engaged in ASR drill, but whilst on swimming on a break in between drill, he drowned

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    James Francis Wilkes 1281207, died when he fell from a moving lorry

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