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    Default Test Pilots Memorial - Queries - Reprise - New information

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    1) Whitley K7243 March 6th 1940 - Pilots name was Godfray NOT Godfrey

    Please can aynone look up the death indexes for 1st Qtr 0f 1940 and see if there are any likely names in Coventry/Warwick for Godfray

    2) Pilot name and location of crash of Beaufort JM551 - June 3rd 1943 - Location is now identified as Stone in Gloucesterhire, any unexplained deaths for this date in
    this area?

    3) Tempest JN747 - Solved

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    Hi Paul
    There is an Edward F Godfray registered in 1st Qtr 1940 at Warwick, he was aged 42 which is a bit better than the earlier Godfrey!! and Warwick I recall is where a possible other crew member was registered. This from Ancestry.co.uk
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    Default Re: Test Pilots Memorial - Queries - Reprise - New information

    From a post today on the AB-IX forum, the pilot of Beaufort JM551 was Thomas Alan Norman Forsyth:
    https://www.militaryimages.net/media...orsyth.104643/

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    Default Re: Test Pilots Memorial - Queries - Reprise - New information

    Thanks Andy

    Whitley K7243 March 6th 1940 Full name was

    Edward Fitzgerald Godfray
    1898–1940

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    Births, Marriages and Deaths indexes for England and Wales can be interogated free at freebmd.org.uk
    Dennis Burke
    - Dublin

    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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