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    Default Flt/Sgt Marcel Watkins RAAF of 100 sqdn RAF

    I am looking for relatives of Flt/Sgt Marcel A B Watkins RAAF of 100 Squadron RAF
    His father was *Hubert & mother Yvonne whose father was Alfred Dubua ,possibly of French origin. All lived in Sydney,Australia .His Watkins uncle lived in Gloucester UK 1940s
    [*Hubert, had emigrated to Australia.]

    Marcel's Lancaster crashed into the Ringkobing Fjord, Denmark on 20/21 April 1943.His body is presumed to be in the plane, in 12 feet of water.The rest of the crew bodies have been found.

    A very difficult search for any of Marcel's family.

    Anne
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    Marcel Watkins is the uncle of my cousin, Suzanne Yvonne (Watkins). Her late father, Rene Watkins, is Marcel's brother. Marcel's RAAF personnel records can be accessed at the National Archives of Australia website.

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    Ray
    Thank you !! Please can you contact me by email ? I've left you a private message .

    In 2010 I attended a memorial service for another crashed plane crew of 460 Sqdn RAAF in Denmark .We were taken out to where Watkins plane had crashed.

    Anne

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    2 website pages which may be of interest ?

    http://www.flensted.eu.com/19430040.shtml
    http://users.tpg.com.au/pdynadsl/crew.html

    Marcel is remembered on the Runnymede memorial in Surrey UK
    http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1809731/WATKINS,%20MARCEL%20ALFRED%20BARNARD

    Anne

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    My post was 4 & 1/2 years old before being seen and answered a few days ago. Shows one should never give up when seeking crew relatives. Also the usefulness of Google !

    Anne

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