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    Default 1322948 Sgt Sidney Brown DFM

    Hi All

    This airman was killed/died on 30 Jul 1944, he is not listed in Chorley or Franks, does anyone of the circumstances of his death?

    Malcolm

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    You have dates mixed up.
    F/Sgt Sidney Brown 1211203 died 30 July 1944, previously discussed here:

    http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3054&highlight=ankers

    http://www.rafcommands.com/cgi-bin/dcforum/dcboard.cgi?az=show_thread&om=4538&forum=DCForumID 6&archive=yes

    Your man is dated 14 May 1943 and is buried in a collective grave.

    Also in that grave are four men from 429 Squadron:
    http://www.rcaf.com/6group/May43/May13~14.html
    Wellington LN439
    Windibank, Havard, Reid and Atkinson

    001 BROWN S 1322948 102 SQDN 14/05/1943 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE Grave Coll. grave 2. G. 1-12.
    002 FOWLES JSW 1576327 102 SQDN 14/05/1943 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE Grave 2. F. 24.
    003 HATCHARD VH 1392608 102 SQDN 14/05/1943 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE Grave Coll. grave 2. G. 1-12.
    004 LEE WT 577037 102 SQDN 14/05/1943 ROYAL AIR FORCE Grave Coll. grave 2. G. 1-12
    005 LEEDHAM J 1291992 102 SQDN 14/05/1943 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE Grave: Coll. grave 2. G. 1-12.

    Theres an amendment for the Chorley entry here:
    http://www.rafinfo.org.uk/BCWW2Losses/1943.htm

    Lee gets a mention here:
    http://www.oldhaltonians.co.uk/pages/rememb/ROH/L.htm

    He will be in your Chorley, just a different date.
    Last edited by dennis_burke; 23rd May 2009 at 11:00.
    Dennis Burke
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    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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    Dennis

    It was his nephew who stated 1944, which is what put me on the wrong track, I've now found him.

    Malcolm

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