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    Leslie Raymond Doyle
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    Appendicitis - tuberbcolis infection of the glands “boy”’aged 17 serving RAF Eastchurch
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    Inpoldby) when he conducted an inquest on the body of Ronald George Minors, a corporal-armourer in the R.A.F., stationed at Calshot, whose home was at 163, Gosport Road. Fareham, Minors lost his life in an accident on the roa leading to the camp on Friday ...
    Published: Wednesday 09 August 1939
    Newspaper: Portsmouth Evening News
    County: Hampshire, England

    Friday 4 August 1939

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    Wellington L4257 of 149 Sqn lost 29 August 1939
    Trying to ID the full crew for this which dived into sea 5m SE of Happisburgh Light Vessel ion this date with the loss of whole crew

    I have (from Chorley and other sources)

    Pilot P/O John Lee Yerbury
    2nd Pilot Sgt O T V Pitt
    Navigator 580794 Acting Sgt Gladney Lumb
    540262 AC1 J S Lewis
    539701 AC1 Robert William Little
    542631 AC1 David Islwyn George

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    Bristol Blenheim serial L1546 that was lost at Kutumba, India August 9, 1939 - A/C.2 Richard Wallace Bloss also baled out but the rest of the crew were killed. Who were Wing Cdr. Burton Ankers DSO DCM, Cpl. Robert Samuel Gilbert and A/C.1 Arthur Reginald Harris

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    KILLED IN ROM The aeath took place Hospital to-day of in>t- a Frederick John Allen, rt 11 (Northumberland), who was explosion at fetradishall, Tuesday. . oS { 'Allen was admitted to the severe injuries ...
    Published: Friday 18 August 1939
    Newspaper: Birmingham Mail
    County: Warwickshire, England
    Type: Article | Words: 301 | Page: 18 | Tags: none
    BOMB EXPLOSION AT AERODROME

    ... injured a few days ago, was revealed to-day by the death at the Colchester Military Hospital of First Class Aircraftman Frederick John Allen, of Ashington, Northumberland. Allen was admitted to hospital with very severe injuries. It is understood the bomb ...
    Published: Friday 18 August 1939
    Newspaper: Edinburgh Evening News
    County: Midlothian, Scotland
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    HUDSON N7248 of 224Sqn crashed in sea off Norwegian coast on 31st Aug 1939

    It has been reported than crew were

    Fg Off Andrew George Henry Bell killed #36088.

    Sgt Stuart Norman Saunders (22) killed #590825.

    AC1 Frank Schofield killed #525984.

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    Deaths Sep 1939 (>99%)
    Clements Edward S 35 Bridgend 11a 750 Scan available - click to view
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    Payne attached to RAF Locking dived 20 feet off Weston super Mare promenade into shallow water

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    Allen , attached to RAF Stradishall , died in Colchester military hospital of injuries sustained when a practice bomb exploded whilst being removed from an aircraft

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