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    Default 460620 - Unaccounted Airmen - 20-06-1946

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    460620 - Unaccounted Airmen - 20-06-1946

    From Henk's List -

    UK
    DAVEY, James Gordon - F/O - 168290 - RAFVR - Romford Cemetery, Essex.
    GARBUTT, Peter Denis - F/O(Nav) - 166299 - RAFVR - Bridlington Cemetery, Yorkshire.
    The two airmen named above were crew in Mosquito FB.6 - TA560 - 13 OTU.
    JAMES, Walter LAC - 1137463 - RAFVR - Chiswick New Cemetery, Middlesex.

    From CWGC & Geoff's Sites -

    GERMANY
    DIXON, William Henry - LAC - 1449386 - RAFVR - Becklingen War Cemetery, Niedersachsen, Germany.

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    Alex

    DAVEY, James Gordon - F/O - 168290 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at Halbeach Drove, Lincolnshire.

    GARBUTT, Peter Denis - F/O(Nav) - 166299 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at Gedney Hill, Lincs.

    Their respective Graves Registration Reports give their unit as 13 O.T.U.

    JAMES, Walter LAC - 1137463 - registered Staines.

    GERMANY
    DIXON, William Henry - LAC - 1449386 - 2798 Sqn.

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    Holbeach (not Halbeach) Drove is 12 miles NE of Peterborough (GE 52.692045° -0.040133°). Gedney Hill is 1 mile SE of Holbeach Drove. It is a ‘hill’ because it is 6 ft, or so, above the surrounding fenland!!! It is not known if the locals require oxygen when ascending this hill!!!
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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    William Henry Dixon 1449386 , was accidentally shot at 20:15 Hours, dying of his injuries at 21:27 Hours

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