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    Default Unaccounted airmen - 12-2-1942

    What were the places of death registration for:

    A - Not found Flight archives:
    F/Lt Percy T. CARDEN - MC - 72623 - age 57;
    AC2 Leslie E. GRAVETT - 1474544;
    Sgt (WOp/Obs) Keith B. JONES - 1129687;
    P/O (Pilot) Charles D.F. KAYE - 110881, and
    AC1 Frederick G. KNIGHT - 1184262 - age 29.

    B - Died on active service:
    LAC Leslie COOK - 1260328;
    AC2 Robert P. MARRIOTT - 1143666 - 405 Sqn (Pocklington, Yorkshire), and
    AC1 Gerald H. WESTON - 1444436 - 65 Sqn (Debden, Essex).

    C - Killed on active service:
    Sgt (Pilot) John CORRIE - 1027530;
    LAC (Pilot u/t) Leigh B.S. FALKINER - 1384158;
    F/O (Pilot) George E. FLETCHER - 77932, and
    LAC (Pilot u/t) Clifford Q.F. HARTLEY - 1220622.

    D - Died of wounds or injuries received on active service:
    AC2 Denis W. OTTER - 1577520, and
    LAC (Pilot u/t) John P. SINGLETON - 1030980.

    E - Proposed aircraft serials lost this day:
    Blenheim IV - V5806 - 51 OTU - dived into ground at night Lotting Fen, Ramsey St.Mary's, Huntingdonshire.
    Hotspur Glider - K8309 - RAE - crashed in forced landing Yateley Common, Hampshire.
    Master III - W8642 - 59 OTU - flew into ground Newton Farm, near Kirkpatrick, Dumfries.
    Oxford II - V3527 - 6 FTS - spun into ground Windrush.
    Boston I - AE457 - 51 OTU - crashed on take-off at night Marston Park Farm, Cranfield.
    Master II - DK867 - 17 (P)AFU - crashed on landing Watton.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    RE: Carden
    RAF Station Hospital, Kirkham, Lancs
    http://www.tolliss.com/gedview/individual.php?pid=I9531&ged=Tolliss.ged

    But can't find him in Flight or The Times

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    Thanks Amrit. Assume died of sicknes/illnes, no more info needed.
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    Hi Henk
    Gravett,19, registered at Sleaford, Lincolnshire
    Jones,21, is in Warner as killed on Blenheim V5806 ,registered at Huntingdon
    Fletcher,28, registered at Huntingdon,and also in Warner killed on V5806
    Kaye, 20, registered at Ampthill, Bedfordshire which is the right area for Cranfield and AE451
    Knight,29,registered at Doncaster, Yorkshire
    Cook,31, registered at Stroud, Gloucestershire
    Marriott,20, registered at York, Yorkshire
    Weston,20, registered at Romford,Essex
    Both Corrie,37, and Hartley,25 registered at Cirencester. The area covers Windrush and V3527
    Faulkener,20, registered at Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
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    Otter,18, registered at Newton Abbott, Devon
    Singleton,21, registered at North Cotswold, Gloucestershire
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    Default P/O C D F Kaye / Boston AE457

    51 OTU ORB : Cranfield
    12/2/42 Boston AE457 crashed at Manston (Marston?) Farm, Cranfield. P/O C D F Kaye killed.
    ARP : Lidlington. Havoc. North Common Farm. 1d. (map ref. 96_40_)
    Other Sources : County Records Office database 1/6/00 - Kingswood

    Regards - Colin

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    Flt Lt P T Carden is DOAS Flight May 28th 42. Name is scanned as P. T. Garden,

    AC L E Gravett is DOAS Flight March 26th 1942 named scanned as A/C.2 L. E. Grpvett: Serch for "vett" only.

    Sgt. K B Jones is KOAS Flight May 14th 1942, name scanned as Sgt K. B. Jo res Searched for "K. B."

    P/O C D F Kaye is KOAS Flight March 19th 1942, named scanned as P/O. C. D. F. Kave, searched for C. D. F.

    F G Knight is DOAS Flight April 9th 1942, named scanned as A/C.l F . G. Knight;
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    Thanks all for this excellent info; I know what I've to do today !
    Best regards,
    Henk.

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    Henk, one to clear for you.

    AC2 Marriott was clearing snow at Pocklington airfield on 11th Feb 1942, he walked into a rotating propeller and sustained serious injuries. He was taken to York Military Hospital in Fulford where he died the following day.

    Source, Mike Usherwood - Pocklington War Diary.

    regards Rich Allenby

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    Thanks Rich, amended my file.
    Regards,
    Henk.

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    Hi Henk,

    F1180

    Oxford II - V3527
    Corrie confirmed as pilot with one other killed so Hartley as well.

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