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    Default Re: 400801 - Unaccounted Airmen - 01-08-1940

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    HEAD, Frederick Arthur Percy - Sgt - 902546 - RAFVR.
    McDONOUGH, Brian Martin - P/O - 42137 - RAF.
    These two airmen were crew of Wellington Ic - N2774 - 236 Sqn.
    Alex,
    This was Blenheim R2774. It needs linking in our database
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    Default Re: 400801 - Unaccounted Airmen - 01-08-1940

    Quote Originally Posted by Alex Smart View Post
    FRANCE
    NOKES-COOPER, Benjamin - F/O - 77362 - RAFVR.
    Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
    DREW, Peter Edward - Sqn/Ldr - 26199 - RAF.
    Biville Churchyard. Manche, France.
    These two airmen were crew of Valentia- K3601 - 236 Sqn.
    Alex,
    This was Blenheim N3601.
    Andy

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    Default Re: 400801 - Unaccounted Airmen - 01-08-1940

    Liverpool Echo - Tuesday 06 August 1940

    "DEATHS.

    AMENDED NOTICE

    WILLIAMS — August 1, killed in accident, aged 25 years. Aircraftman THOMAS HENRY WILLIAMS, dearly-loved only son of Mr and Mrs. Joseph H. Williams, Lang Lea, Woodchurch Road, Prenton. Interment, Woodchurch Parish Church, tomorrow (Wednesday) at 2 p.m."


    Liverpool Evening Express - Friday 09 August 1940

    "PRENTON AIRCRAFTMAN KILLED

    A prominent member of the choir of Brunswick Methodist Church, Birkenhead, Aircraftman Thomas Henry Williams, of Lang Lea, Woodchurch-road Prenton, has been killed in a flying accident. His father, Mr. J. H. Williams, is organist at the church. Aircraftman Williams was an old boy of Birenhead Institute."

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    Default Re: 400801 - Unaccounted Airmen - 01-08-1940

    Being a little bit curious as to Williams being killed in an Avro 504N, essentially a WW1 aircraft, a little digging finds the incident has been covered previously by the forum. The following adds a little more to the story.

    http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...664#post108664

    Brian

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