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    Hello

    F/Sgt Joseph VALENTINE - 513705 - The Lancashire Evening Post of October 1st 1941 reported the following:

    Preston R.A.F. Sergeant's Death
    The inquest was opened yesterday on Sergeant Joseph Valentine (31), R.A.F., whose home is at Oswald Road, Ashton, Preston, and who was fatally injured in a motoro accident on the Kirkham by-pass.
    Sergeant Valentine, who joined the R.A.F. in 1937, was a worshipper at the Sacred Heart Church, Ashton, where Requiem Mass will be held on Thursday.


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    Hello,

    Christopher Shores et al, in Vol. One of their History of the Mediterranean Air War (London:Grub Street,2012. p.270), claim that P/O Lowther was shot down in No.33 Sqn Hurricane I W9325. Hurricane W9325 is recorded as Struck off Charge on 2 October, 1941.

    Col.

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