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    Default Sgt. W K. Craig RAFVR.

    Looking for details leading to the loss of the following airman. I've had a look through Chorleys books but with no luck.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Regards
    Peter

    CRAIG, WILLIAM KIRKLAND
    Initials: W K
    Nationality: United Kingdom
    Rank: Sergeant (Pilot)
    Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    Age: 22
    Date of Death: 19/09/1943
    Service No: 971603
    Additional information: Son of John A. Craig and Cecilia Craig, of Cambuslang.
    Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
    Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. P. Grave 1506.
    Cemetery: EAST KILBRIDE CEMETERY

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    Peter,

    19-9-1943
    No.12(P)AFU
    Blenheim I L6796

    Collided with L1312 and crashed near Boothby Pagnell, Lincs

    1382238 W/O Alfred Robert William BAYMAN (Instructor) +
    971603 Sgt William Kirkland CRAIG ((Trainee pilot) +

    19-9-1943
    No.12(P)AFU
    Blenheim I L1312

    Collided with L6796 and crashed near Boothby Pagnell, Lincs.

    AUS405314 F/O (Instructor) Vernon Frederick LOWE RAAF +
    1313798 F/Sgt (Trainee pilot) Donald Henry OWEN +

    See: Blenheim/Warner 1st ed. p.615.

    Col.



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    Cheers Col,

    Just as you posted I found the entry in Warner's book.

    Regards
    Peter.

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