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    Hello

    AC2 George W. WHITEHEAD - 1140348 - the Lincolnshire Standard & Boston Guardian of December 6th 1941 reported the following:

    FATAL ROAD MISHAP
    Boston Serviceman's Tragic Death
    Many people on Boston and district wil learn with regret of the death of A.C.2 George William Whitehead, R.A.F., who was knocked down by a lorry. on Friday, near Wolverhampton, and died almost immediately. Aged 32, he leaves a widow and one son.


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    Leading Aircraftman James McLAUGHLAN (618100) Wellington Z8720 NA/PRO 1941-11-21 37 Sqdn Egypt El Alamein War Cemetery Ref : XVIII. F. 5.
    Leading Aircraftman Arthur Leslie WILLIAMS (1185259) Wellington Z8720 NA/PRO 1941-11-21 37 Sqdn Egypt El Alamein War Cemetery Ref : XVIII. G. 26.
    Aircraftman 2nd Class Henry James JAMES (1003941) Wellington Z8720 NA/PRO 1941-11-21 37 Sqdn Egypt El Alamein War Cemetery Ref : XVIII. E. 6.
    Leading Aircraftman Alexander Macdonald GRAHAM (636808) Wellington Z8720 NA/PRO 1941-11-21 37 Sqdn Egypt El Alamein War Cemetery Ref : XVIII. B
    Leading Aircraftman Percy Andrew (Perce) DYER (1175572). 8.


    Died when Wellington Z8720 exploded while being worked on at around 1600 hours. The crew were away from the aircraft but the four ground personnel were killed outright. http://discovery.nationalarchives.go...ils/r/D8411201

    P A Dyer died of injuries later.
    Last edited by Jagan; 20th February 2019 at 02:53.

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