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    Hello ,

    Is there someone who could help me with information on the lost of Lancaster PB512 from N582 squadron lost probably during a trainingflight on september 9 1944. One of the crewmembers must have been F/O Hill Frank D 132036 buried at the Brookwood cemetery.
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    Alain,
    It was 23rd Sept.......
    From Chorley...
    Took off from Little Stoughton on fighter affiliation excercise, lost control while in diving turn at 8000ft. Dived into the ground at 11.32am 4 miles East of North Weald airfield, all on board killed.
    F/O WL Shirley, RNZAF.
    Sgt DC Evans.
    F/O FD Hill.
    F/Lt DLT Smith.
    F/O GJ Birch.
    F/Sgt CJ Mitchell, RAAF.
    LAC WAG Alston.

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    Thanks Alan

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    The Little Staughton ORB has LAC Alston as a passenger with "(F.M.E.)" beside his name.
    Dave Wallace

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    Hi,
    F.M.E. i think i'm right in saying "Flight Mechanic Engines"
    Alan

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