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    Default Unaccounted airmen - 22-10-1941

    What were the places of death registration for:

    A - Killed on active service:
    P/O (Pilot) Maurice A. BUNN - 103548, and
    Lac (Pilot u/t) Philip ZARRAGA - 1114456.

    B - Died on active service:
    AC1 Lawrence E.K. LAX - 1168242 - 2 Sqn (Sawbridgworth, Hertfordshire).

    C - Not found Flight archives (Dennis' 1942-1 not yet downloaded):
    AC2 James G. SAVIN - 1439430 - attd 797 Sqn FAA, and
    AC1 Jack WHITFORD - 1289704 - 913 (Balloon) Sqn.

    D - Proposed aircraft losses for this day:
    Botha I - L6125 - 4 AOS - overshot landing West Freugh.
    Hurricane I - V6953 - MSFU - crashed in forced landing Great Oxenden, Northamptonshire.
    Hurricane I - V7079 - 9 FTS - crashed on approach Babdown Farm.
    Hurricane I - W9263 - 52 OTU - flew into water low flying over Severn.
    Oxford II - V3632 - 11 FTS - flew into ground at night Ingham.
    Tiger Moth II - T6027 - 6 EFTS - crashed in forced landing Warren Farm, near Bletchley, Buckinghamshire.
    Havoc I - AX912 - 1451 Flt - spun into ground 1 mile E of Hunsdon (already as casualty on this a/c: P/O J.H. DENEYS - 103531 [from Belgium]).

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    Hi Henk
    Bunn,27, and Zarraga,25, are registered at Welton, Lincolnshire, the right area to possibly place them on Oxford V3631 at Ingham
    Lax,26, (no other initials on the register) registered at Epping, Essex
    Savin,34, registered at Stamford, Lincolnshire
    Whitford,34, registered at Birmingham, the right area for his unit which was based at Edgington(part of the city of Birmingham)
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    AC1 J Whitford appears DOAS on Feb 5th 1942 Fligth magazine.

    No sign of Savin however.

    DENEYS, 103531 Plt Off Joseph Alfonse, RAFVR, Belgium Section (CWGC), 85Sqn (Luc Wittemans). Died 22.10.41. Formerly buried at Ware New Cemetery, Hertfordshire. Body repatriated to Belgium.
    (The above from G Negus Air Force Deaths yahoo forum.)
    Joeseph A Deneys is registered dead age 23 in Bishop's Stortford.
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    As ever, thanks Dick & Dennis for your responses.
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    Henk.

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    Default Unaccounted airmen - 22-10-1941

    Again found the name of an airman sofar missing in my files. What was the place of death registration for:
    Sgt Stephen VINCENT - 97012 - age 46,
    whose name I couldn't find in the Flight archives.
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    Hi Henk
    Vincent,46,registered at Christchurch, Hampshire
    Regards
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    Hi Ross

    From another source I have the second fatality in R7530 as AC1 Stanislaw ORLIKOWSKI so Savin doesn't seem to be connected

    Malcolm

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    Sounds fair.

    Erase the pencil mark to Savin

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    Orlikowski and Bell are on conseutive pages of the register in Grantham and both mentioned here: http://www.polishairforce.pl/_cmcranwell.html
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