What was the place of death registration of:
AC1 James C.H. GOLDFINCH - 1226213 - age 36, whose name couldn't be found in Flight Magazine.
Regards and thanks for your help.
AC1 James C.H. GOLDFINCH - 1226213 - the Marylebone Mercury of September 25th 1943 reported the following:
Landlord's "Civil Negligence"
Recording a verdict of "accidental death" on A/C. James Henry Goldfinch, R.A.F., of Bulstrode Road, Hounslow, who was overcome by fumes from a gas geyser while having a bath, and asphixiated, the Deputy Coroner (Dr. J. A. Gorsky) said there was a civil negligence on the part of the landlord.
It was stated that the Gas Company inspected the geyser and placed on it a notice saying it was dangerous. The landlord, Mr. Frederick T. Clare, removed the notice.
Richard John Victor Labrum 931154 , attached to RAF trooping staff on HMT Monarch of Bermuda , was landed at Suez on 4 September dangerously ill with heat exhaustion. This developed into broncho pneumonia from which he died
James Leslie Jefferiss 1713749 , attached to the BPO ,was admitted to Number 96 General hospital on 9 September, where he became dangerously ill on 12 september and died at 02:15 Hours of peritonitis
Charles William Hopkins 1498969 , attached to Number 288 AMES, was admitted seriously ill to the British military hospital at Barrackpore on 13 September where he died of malaria
paulmcmillan (27th January 2023)