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    Donald McDonald FENTON F/Lt Deceased 1937

    Birth Oct 1910 Broadstairs, Kent, England
    Death 14 or 15 April 1937
    Died in Iraq and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.


    RAF Commands has 14th April 1937

    however probate has 15th and CWGC (non war graves in care of CWGC
    has 15th April 1937


    Probate has name MacDomald and he died. at Sulaimania Iraq

    Can anyone confirm the date of death ?

    Thanks Paul

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    Default Re: Donald McDonald FENTON F/Lt Deceased 1937

    From papers sent to me by IIRC Paul .
    Death Returns 1936 - 1940
    FENTON, Donald McD - aged 26 - Sulaimania 1937 page 227
    Hope this helps and maybe other members will follow up.

    Additional age would mean DoB would be in 1911
    Alex
    Last edited by Alex Smart; 14th July 2021 at 13:33.

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    Default Re: Donald McDonald FENTON F/Lt Deceased 1937

    Alex

    Thanks yes this is an Index to another document that I do have a copy off - I assume in the main document the date is stated

    Kind Regards Paul

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    Default Re: Donald McDonald FENTON F/Lt Deceased 1937

    Hello Paul,
    He is listed on "Scotlands People" ancestry website.
    Sent you an email with attachment
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    Default Re: Donald McDonald FENTON F/Lt Deceased 1937

    Alex

    Thanks for that it confirms date as 15th April 1937 and the cause of death - Many Many Thanks -Paul

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    Default Re: Donald McDonald FENTON F/Lt Deceased 1937

    From The Document Alex kindly supplied from - The following details of RAF Men from Scotland who died in 1937 can be determined

    1) CAIRO RAF 10th Sept 1937 at Abur Suerir Egypt George Lofty Fraser aged 23 Acting Pilot Officer, RAF from "Multiple Injuries
    sustained in an aeroplane accident". Reported by No 4 FTS

    Note: Hawker Audax Mk1 K3715 4 FTS Royal Air Force (4 FTS RAF)

    2) HINAIDI IRAQ, British Forces in Iraq, 15th April 1937 at Sulaimania, Iraq Donald McDonald Fenton aged 26, Fl-Lt RAF from "Gunshot wounds left cheek with multiple compound fracture of cranial bones". Reported by Air HQ, British Forces in Iraq, Hinaidi Iraq

    3) HINAIDI IRAQ, British Forces in Iraq, 11th August 1937 at RAF General Hospital Hinaidi Iraq Arthur Watson aged 20 Aircraftsman 2nd Class RAF #521916 from "Effects of Heat Hyperpyreria Terminal hypostatic pneumonia" Reported by RAF Station Iraq, Hinaidi Iraq

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