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    According to the 17 OTU ORB - 1325835 LAC Beck H. was killed at RAF Warboys on 13 Jan 1942 "whilst on sentry duty was accidently killed by a round of ammunition fired in the gun pit. Verdict - Accidental Death".

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    I have looked at this again and can confirm Baker's Cross, Holton Heath, Poole, Dorset as the location of the crash of Master T8626 13/01/1942. There is a pub, The Bakers Arms at 195/0955926 near to a crossroads with the A35. The road layout looks a bit different from what it was in 1942 but the fact that the pilot's death is registered at Poole discounts the Wiltshire site.

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    Hello

    Sgt (Pilot) Thomas Gill SMITH - 1293244 - the Graves Registration Report Form lists his unit as 2 A.O.S.

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    Default Re: 420113 - Unaccounted airmen - 13-1-1942

    AT-6A , 41-355, 380 Sch Sqn, Craig Field, Alabama.
    RAF Flying Cadet John F. RIMER, Killed.

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    Flying Cadet John F. RIMER, was
    Lac. John Feldon RIMER, 1293708 RAFVR.
    at rest in
    Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annex, Alabama, USA.
    Last edited by Alex Smart; 1st September 2020 at 21:18.

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    Default Re: 420113 - Unaccounted airmen - 13-1-1942

    Not listed above but in the database as 'unaccounted'

    917951 LAC Alan UPTON RAFVR
    http://www.rafcommands.com/database/...hp?qnum=117655
    http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/ca...4/upton,-alan/

    Alan Upton
    'Soldier'
    Died at Oribi Military Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, aged 22, of disseminated sclerosis

    From the Form of Information of a Death on FamilySearch:
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61...1ZQ?cc=2721608

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