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Henk Welting
20th March 2011, 13:42
What were the places of death registration for:

A - Died on active service:
W/O (Pilot) James QUINN - 551405.

B - Not found in Flight Global:
Sgt (Pilot) John S. POWELL - 1317455.

C - Killed on active service:
Sgt (Pilot) Robert E. HARRIS - 133712 - 184 Sqn (Manston, Kent);
Sgt (Pilot) Peter R. HOPE - 1338924;
F/Lt (Nav/Instr.) Jack F. PAGE - 104497, and
W/O (Pilot) Brian C. WALMSLEY - 968165.

D - Proposed aircraft losses:
Beaufighter VI - T5130 - 9 (C)OTU - crashed on approach Crosby.
Oxford II - X7254 - 6 (P)AFU - collided with Oxford N4834 and crashed Heythrop Park, Over Norton, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire.
Oxford II - N4834 - 6 (P)AFU - collided with Oxford X7254 and crashed Over Norton, Chipping Norton.
Mustang I - AP244 - 41 OTU - crashed on approach mile NE of Hawarden.
Whitley V - BD532 - 295 Sqn - crashed in forced landing near Tarrant Rushton, Dorsetshire.
Hurricane IV - KX565 - 1 SLAIS - flew into ground Mousen Barns Farm, S of Belford, Northumberland.

E - Also looking for possible cause of death of following airmen:

F/Lt Kenneth W.I. LOGAN - 89189 - 38 Sqn (Berka III, Libya), reported killed on active service and buried in the Alexandria (Hadra) War Mem. Cem., Egypt, and

F/O Ernest S. WOODHEAD - 127108 - 37 Sqn (Kairouan-Temmar, Tunisia), not found in Flight Global and buried in the Enfidaville War Cem., Tunisia.

Regards and thanks for your help.
Henk.

alclark
20th March 2011, 14:30
All were registered in England, as follows:

Quinn - Grantham
Powell - Carlisle
Harris - Northumberland North First
Hope - Chipping Norton
Page - Chipping Norton
Walmsley - Chipping Norton

Powell would fit with Beaufighter T5130
Harris with Hurricane KX565
Hope, Page and Walmsley with the Oxfords.

malcolm_raf
20th March 2011, 14:38
Hi Henk

W/O (Pilot) James QUINN - 551405 - Grantham, Lincolnshire
Sgt (Pilot) John S. POWELL - 1317455 - a 21 year old is registered in Carlisle, Cumberland - T2130?
Sgt (Pilot) Robert E. HARRIS - 133712 - 184 Sqn (Manston, Kent) - Northumberland North 1st, KX565?
Sgt (Pilot) Peter R. HOPE - 1338924, F/Lt (Nav/Instr.) Jack F. PAGE - 104497, and W/O (Pilot) Brian C. WALMSLEY - 968165 - all Chipping Norton, probably X7254 and N4834

Malcolm

Henk Welting
20th March 2011, 14:47
Thanks Al and Malcolm. Do hope somebody will come up with the solution to connect the names to the correct Oxfords serials.
Regards,
Henk.

COL BRUGGY
20th March 2011, 16:07
Henk,

Re: 89189 F/Lt Kenneth William Innes LOGAN RAF:

22-7-1943
No.201 Group
Beaufort II DD907

Crashed on take-off 0910, Mariut, Egypt.

61304 S/L (Pilot) Gilfrid McIver LEWTHWAITE RAF - Died of Injuries
AUS407045 F/Sgt (Obs.) Leonard Malvern Delbridge FRANCIS RAAF - Died of Injuries

Pass:
AUS407771 F/Lt Keith Halcot RIDGWAY RAAF - Died of Injuries (Group Gunnery Officer)
89189 F/Lt Kenneth William Innes LOGAN RAF - Died of Injuries (No.38 Sqn. A&SD)
144086 P/O Ronald Hyde COOPER RAFVR - Died of Injuries (A&SD)

All buried Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

Storr, with corrections.

NB. All listed as: Died of Wounds or Injuries Received on Active Service. Flight. September 23, 1943. pp.351-2. Cas. Comm. No.284.

Col.

JimCorbett1977
20th March 2011, 20:43
I have Harris on:

22.07.43
Hawker Hurricane IV KX565 No1 S.L.A.I.S. Milfield
133712 Sgt Robert Evan Harris pilot (K)
Aircraft stalled avoiding high ground and flew into the ground while on a low flying exercise. Mousen Barns Farm, Belford.

Jim

Henk Welting
22nd March 2011, 15:09
Thanks Jim for confirmation Hurricane KX565.
Thanks Col for info on Beaufort DD907; had info on aircraft and passengers, also F/Sgt FRANCIS but missed LOGAN.
Regards,
Henk.

dennis_burke
24th March 2011, 00:15
Theres a Sgt J S Powell - Died of Wounds or Injuries recieved on active duty in cas list 288. (Oct 7th magazine)

Also, E S Woodhead is DOAS in same listing, scanned as *'/O. E. S. Woodhjad.

Ross_McNeill
30th July 2011, 13:13
Hi Henk,

From No.9 (C)OTU ORB

July 22
One aircraft crashed just beyond airfield when coming into land the pilot, Sgt Powell, died the next day, the navigator Sgt Weatherman was injured.

Regards
Ross

phill jones
30th July 2011, 14:01
Henk , forther to your threads
MUSTANG AP 244 , 41 OTU 22/7/44 STALLED ON APPROACH OFF TURN AND CRASHED IN A FIELD AT 14.50 HRS NR THE 48 MU BUILDINGS HAWARDEN.
PILOT A STAFF PILOT WITH 41 OTU ,WAS SEVERELY HURT F/O SMALLPAGE

Henk Welting
30th July 2011, 17:48
hanks again Phill for the pilot's name.
Regards,
Henk.

Ross_McNeill
4th June 2012, 15:20
Hi Henk,

F1180 confirms Page and Hope on X7254 and Walmsley on N4834

Regards
Ross

malcolm_raf
16th February 2020, 10:06
Hi

Quinn was serving with No 12 (P) AFU and was killed in a road accident on the perimeter track at RAF Grantham, but no further details have come to light so far.

Malcolm