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    Default Unaccounted airmen - 14-4-1942

    What were the places of death registration for:

    A - Not found Flight archives:
    LAC Lawrence F. GOODSHIP - 916678 - 608 Sqn (Wick, Caithness), and
    Sgt Jack L. WALKER - RAAF 401727 - 14 OTU.

    B - Died of wounds or injuries received on active service:
    P/O (Obs) Kenneth LLOYD - 111992 - 214 Sqn (stradishall, Suffolk).

    C - Died on active service:
    AC2 William TURNER - 1477863 - age 36.

    D - Proposed aircraft losses:
    Oxford II - R6384 - 16 (P)FTS - undershot landing at night Sibson.
    Tiger Moth II - T6826 - 17 EFTS - abandoned 2 miles S of Wittering.
    Oxford II - AB662 - 14 (P)AFU - flew into high ground New Mill, Huddersfield (already as a casualty on this a/c: Sgt M.H. SMITH - RCAF R/98066).

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    Henk,

    AUS401727 Sgt Jack Lawton WALKER RAAF, is listed as dying of Illness in Leicestershire, N.F.D.

    See: AWM148 Roll of Honour & Walker's AWM108.

    and:

    R.A.A.F.

    Died On Active Service

    WALKER Sgt. J.L.

    The Times Aug.26, 1942

    Col.
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    Hi Henk
    Walker,23,registered at Melton Mowbray,Leicestershire
    Lloyd,30,registered at Ipswich, Suffolk
    I found a William Turner,36,registered at Gosport, Hampshire he seems to fit closest
    Goodship didn't come up but I note you have him in a Scottish based unit
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    Thanks Col & Dick for your 'speedy' reaction.
    Regards,
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    Scotlandspeople does not appear to have any Goodship for the wartime period 39 - 45? Strange.

    Not in EngWal's up to Q4 1942.
    Dennis Burke
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    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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    It's all in the game Dennis, we've to accept.

    Henk.

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    AB662 was recorded in the 14 (P)AFU ORB on the 15th, Smith was the only casualty.
    Alan Clark

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

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    Thanks Al for confirmation AB662 and SMITH only casualty. Will check date.
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    Hello Henk,

    Re: AC2 William TURNER - 1477863.

    14-4-1942
    Torpedo Development Unit, Gosport.
    Beaufort Serial ?

    Airman removing chock from wheel, slipped back into the propellor and was killed.

    Col.

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    Thanks Col for info on Turner; much appreciated. File amended.
    Regards,
    Henk.

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