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    Cannot see Bird on the England or Wales or Scotish registers.
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    Henk

    Cpl. Edward William Ashfield 335254 : Sorbie, County of Wigtown, Scotland

    Sgt. Adam Keen : 1343910 aged 21 and Sgt. Alan Weller 1404860 aged 20 : Both Westruther, County of Berwick, Scotland. Both death records indicate having been found on the hill called Plover Cairn, Wedderlie Farm.

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    Cpl Ashfield was injured in a road accident on the 2nd and died of his injured. Below are the entries from the RAF Kidsdale ORB.

    November 2nd 1942, “No.651 (A.O.P.) Squadron Army Transport involved in accident with Private Car at cross roads on road to Glasserton House. Two R.A.F. and three Army personnel (passengers in transport) injured, one seriously who subsequently died. All injured removed immediately to Galloway Hospital.”

    November 5th 1942, “Coffin of Cpl Ashfield removed from Galloway Hospital and conveyed to Station Sick Quarters.”

    November 6th 1942, “Service Funeral of Cpl Ashfield at Glasserton Church. Mrs Ashfield and her Brother attended, C.O. and two officers (No.651 (A.O.P.) Squadron) and one officer from Station also attended. The Reverend Schoular officiated at the ceremony.”
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    Thanks Al, file amended.
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    Hi Henk,

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    Oxford II - X7189 confirms Sgt Brown and Sgt Thursfield as the two fatalities.

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    Thanks Ross for confirmation BROWN and THURSFIELD both casualties on Oxford X7189.
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    Hello

    AC1 William J. OLLIVER - 1295038 - the Sussex Agricultural Express of November 13th 1942 reported the following:

    Death of Young Lewes Airman
    The death occurred on Tuesday last week of A.C.1 William James Olliver, R.A.F., eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Olliver, of 24, Neville Road, Lewes. He died following two operations in connection with an accident he incurred while serving with the R.A.F.


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    Simon

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