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    Default Unaccounted airwoman and airmen - 23-3-1942

    What were the places of death registration for:

    A - Not found Flight archives:
    Sgt (Pilot) George W. DAWSON - 1381487;
    S/Ldr Joseph R. JACKSON - BEM - 44031;
    AC2 C.B.T.W. (no first names) McBRIDE - 1410568, and
    AC2 Harry V. PARDOW - 1422136 - age 39.

    B - Died on active service:
    ACW2 Mary HUGHES - 437410.

    C - Killed on active service:
    F/Sgt (Pilot) William M. MASON - 932002;
    LAC (Cadet Pilot u/t) Peter F.E. NEWLAND - 1312778, and
    AC2 (WOp) Edward J.B. SMITH - 1253756.

    D - Died of wounds or injuries received on active service:
    Sgt (Pilot) Stephen YOUNGS - 1292391.

    E - Also looking for the unit and possible cause of death of:
    LAC Joseph J. PRICE - 1014425, commemorated on Panel 97 of the Runnymede Memorial.

    F - Proposed aircraft losses for this day:
    Blenheim IV - V5745 - 1 AGS - flew into ground Bryneglin Farm, 3 miles N of Mydrim Trelech, Carmarthenshire (already as a casualty on this a/c: Flysoldat [WOp u/t] B.E. RIISE - RNoAF).
    Master I - N9017 - 8 FTS - spun into ground Montrose, Angus.
    Oxford II - P6805 - 14 (P)AFU - crashed Laneham near Ossington.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    Hi Henk
    Dawson, 27, registered at E Retford, Nottinghamshire
    Jackson,38,registered at Swindon, Wiltshire
    Pardow,38, registered at Walsall, Staffordshire(in the southern part of the county)
    Best fit for Mary Hughes is one aged 27 (CWGC has 28) registered at Liverpool South Lancashire,she came from Liverpool and is buried there.The alternative was aged 35 and registered at Pontypridd,Glamorgan
    Mason, 21 and Smith, 21 are both registered at Carmarthen,Carmarthenshire and are recorded by Warner in "Blenheim" as being killed on V5745. He also records Riise as killed but I couldn't find him in the register. Warner has him as Briise and I checked under both versions. the deaths of Mason and Smith were in the 2nd Qtr of 1942.There was also record of an LAC D Olsen,seriously injured
    Newland didn't come up on the register but CWGC has him as a u/t pilot and buried at Montrose where there was an FTS so he may have died in Scotland
    McBride didn't come up on the register and is buried in S Wales
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    Dick

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    Henk

    DAWSON - full name George Walter Dawson - there is an entry on ancestry for him. Born 1914 Hackney, London, he was killed in a "flying accident whilst instructing". I have asked the tree owner if they have any further details and will let you know if I get a response.

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    Hi Henk
    Following Martyn's post, Laneham is within the E Retford registration area and so it could put Dawson on Oxford P6805
    Regards
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    Henk

    Can confirm Newland on the master at Montrose.

    Riise, as a member of RNoAF, will not have his death registered in the British system.

    regards

    DaveW

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    The only ORB entry I have a copy of is the one for N9017.

    March 23rd 1942, 1312778 LAC (Cadet) Newland P.F.E. of No.41 Course, killed in Master N9017 Machine stalled and spun in. Accident investigated by W/Cdr Simpson on 26/3/42.
    Alan Clark

    Peak District Air Accident Research

    http://www.peakdistrictaircrashes.co.uk/

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    Thanks friends for this excellent info; meanwhile files amended.
    Regards and enjoy the oncoming weekend,
    Henk.

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    Message below from Ancestry tree owner, re George W. DAWSON - 1381487, not much more to go on.

    'I am afraid I do not know much detail. Apparently George was retraining Canadian pilots and it sound like they got into a dive and could not recover.
    I think he was based at RAF Northolt'.

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    Henk,

    Re: 1014425 LAC J.J PRICE RAF Overseas War Deaths 1939-1948 has his unit as ''HMT DOMINION MONARCH''

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    Henk

    I think you may safely link Dawson to the Oxford. Laneham is in the East Retford registration district, although Ossington is not.

    regards

    DaveW

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