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Thread: 410612 - Unaccounted airmen - 12-6-1941

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    LAC William Wharton Parkinson (19), Pilot U/T, registered in Bingham, Nottinghamshire is very likely to have been one of two airman killed in Oxford T1334 when it collided with Wellington R1017 of 305 (Polish) Sqdn over Elton on 12/6/41.
    Six Polish airmen in the bomber were killed.
    The other man killed in the Oxford was LAC William Robson Newton.
    Last edited by angelsonefive; 2nd November 2014 at 17:44.

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    The GRO index of deaths indicates that the following names are all on the same page of the death register for Bingham district

    Krawczyk Jerzy 24 Bingham 7b 811
    Mruk Kazimierz 27 Bingham 7b 811
    Newton William R 26 Bingham 7b 811
    Parkinson William W 19 Bingham 7b 811
    Wojtowicz Marian J 28 Bingham 7b 811

    Matches crew lists for R1017 that I see online.
    Dennis Burke
    - Dublin

    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945

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    Default AC2 Frederick Sidney Herbert

    Quote Originally Posted by STARFIRE View Post
    Ac2 Fs Herbert Was From South Cerney And Is Buried In The Local Churchyard,a Friend Of Mines Mother Used To Tend His Grave Until She Passed Away.always Wondered How He Was Killed, Its The Only Wargrave In The Church Yard That I Cannot Cross Reference With Local Flying Accidents,from South Cerney,burials From 1937 When The Aerodrome Opened Until The Hercules Accident At Fairford In 1969.
    Have just received death certificate for AC2 Frederick Sidney Herbert died at in hospital RAF Innsworth from Pneumonia and Diphtheria and is buried at All Hallows church yard South Cerney, Glos.

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