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    Default 430609 - Unaccounted airwoman and airmen - 9-6-1943

    What were the placesw of death registration for:

    A - Killed on active service:
    LAC (Ag u/t) John DRUMMOND - 1551788;
    LAC (Ag u/t) James ELLIS - 2209028;
    LAC (Pilot) Reginald J. FANE - 637220, and
    F/Sgt (WOp/Ag) Norman A. ISHERWOOD - 1380944.

    B - Died on active service:
    Sgt Dick M. FEAR - 1578542, and
    AC1 Joseph W. LEE - 1050891 - 949 (Balloon) Sqn (Crewe).

    C - Died of wounds or injuries received on active service:
    Cpl (WAAF) Joyce M.E. STANDING - 2024223.

    D - Proposed aircraft losses:
    Beaufighter VI - X7881 - Bristols - crashed in forced landing Weston-super-Mare.
    Botha I - L6441 - 4 AGS - crashed in forced landing Gateshead Mental Hospital, Stannington, Northumberland (already as a casualty on this a/c: P/O [Pilot] M.S. ZALESKI-SLUBICZ - PAF P.2218).
    Gladiator I - K7946 - RAE - abandoned Minley Manor, West Heath, Yateley, Hampshire.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    Northumberland Central district for the four men KOAS, all names on Vol 10b pg 495-496, as is the name Maciej S Zaleski. So the Botha for them.

    Dick Fear Rugby district, Northamptonshire

    Joseph W Lee age 37 in Crewe district.

    Joyce Standing Aylesbury district Buckinghamshire
    Dennis Burke
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    Hello

    Sgt Dick M. FEAR - 1578542 - the Rugby Advertiser of June 11th 1943 reported the following:

    BRANDON FATALITY
    R.A.F. Sergeant Killed
    A 21-year-old R.A.F. Sergeant, Dick Mitchell Fear, living in The Poplars, Rugby Road, Brandon, was struck by a car while riding his bicycle along the Brandon Road, Wolston, at 7.15 p.m. on Wednesday, and received fatal injuries.


    A report in the June 18th edition of the same newspaper reported that a verdict of accidental death was recorded at the inquest.

    Regards

    Simon

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