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    Default Pilot Officer Samuel Alfred SULSH - 180 Squadron

    Hello,

    I'm looking for the circumstances of the death on 20 April 1945 of Pilot Officer Samuel Alfred SULSH who is written in CWGC database as been from 180 Squadron.
    This man could be from 190 Squadron, 38 Group.
    Can somebody help me?
    Thanks in advance.

    Bruno
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    Bruno,
    What about LJ930 near Windlesham, Surrey ?
    Regards,
    Henk.

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    Thanks for your help Henk,

    Yes he could have been the seventh man lost onboard LJ930 of 190 Squadron which crashed with Officer Commanding W/C Bunker as Pilot but I can't find any infos confirming that this '180 Squadron' airman as written in CWGC database (an error?) was in this crew.
    Some files state that they were 6 onboard and others state that they were 7.

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    S.A. Sulsh, death registered in NW Surrey, so possible that Henk's suggestion couldbe right

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    Hi Bruno,

    I can confirm that several times there is a typo on CWGC site.

    Do you know this source?

    http://harringtonmuseum.org.uk/Aircraft&#37;20lost%20on%20Allied%20Forces%20Speci al%20Duty%20Operations.pdf

    It also states he was on board of LJ930.

    Pavel
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    Hello,

    I thank you for your replies.
    Yes Henk could be right but the mistery stands: 180 or 190 Squadron?

    Bruno
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    Bruno

    Since Sulsh was a Flight Engineer and 180 was flying Mitchells which don't need a F/E, must be 190 Sq.

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    John,

    A really big thanks for your answer.
    Pilot Officer Samuel Alfred SULSH will can be reunited with his crew in 38 Group Roll of Honour.
    Best regards.

    Bruno
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    This man was my grandfather. He died without ever seeing my mother born. If anyone has any information on him could you please contact me.

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