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Henk Welting
5th September 2008, 14:35
What caused the death of and/or what were the places of death registration for:

AC2 Geoffrey A. GOODWIN - 1214045;
AC2 Robert GOY - 1269454;
LAC (Pilot u/t) William T. GREEN - 1168296;
AC1 William HEYES - 1351701;
AC2 Charles MERISON - 1292657, and
AC2 Kenneth J TOVEY - 931258.

Proposed aircraft losses for this day:

Leopoard Moth - W5783 - 6 AACU - flew into ground Ringway.
Master I - N7554 - 8 FTS - collided with Master T8688 and crashed Montrose.
Master I - T8688 - 8 FTS - collided with Master N7554 - damaged byond repair.
Oxford I - V3219 - RAFC - crashed on overshoot at night Valley Farm, Ancaster, Lincolnshire.

Regards and thanks for your help.
Henk.

Dick
5th September 2008, 15:21
Hi Henk
Goy,31, is registered at Ilford ,Essex, Merison,28, is at Shoreditch, E London, and Tovey,24, is at Southwark S E London. 19/4/41, saw a major Air Raid covering E London both sides of the river which might explain all 3.Green, 20, is registered at Sleaford which is the right area for the Oxford at Ancaster.Heyes,32, is registered at Leeds, Yorkshire. Goodwin did not come up so could be Scotland
Regards
Dick

Henk Welting
5th September 2008, 16:49
Thanks Dick for this excellent help.
Regards,
Henk.

alclark
5th September 2008, 23:50
The 8 FTS accident was none fatal, April 19th 1941, T8688 (F/O R.H. Dibnah) and N7554 (780719 Sgt Ziejka) collided in midair. Both force landed successfully.

I don't have anything further for Goodwin.

Henk Welting
6th September 2008, 11:19
Thanks Al; annotations made. ZIEJKA (780719) may have been from Czechoslovakia.
Perhaps Pavel may confirm.
Regards,
Henk.

CZ_RAF
6th September 2008, 13:13
Hi Henk,

no his name sounds like Polish.
This idea confirm the list of NCO service numbers published earlier on this forum where:

780000 784999 Dec-39 Enlistments of Poles in UK

Pavel

Henk Welting
6th September 2008, 14:18
Thanks Pavel for quick response.
Regards,
Henk.

dennis_burke
27th October 2009, 18:05
June 12th magazine
KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE (WHILE ENGAGED ON NON OPERATIONAL FLYING DUTIES OR ON THE GROUND THROUGH ENEMY ACTION):
AC2 Geoffrey A. GOODWIN - 1214045;
AC2 Charles MERISON - 1292657,
AC2 Kenneth J TOVEY - 931258.

DIED OF WOUNDS OR INJURIES RECEIVED ON ACTIVE SERVICE: AC2 Robert GOY - 1269454; June 12th magazine

LAC (Pilot u/t) William T. GREEN - 1168296; KOAS May 22nd magazine
AC1 William HEYES - 1351701; DOAS June 19th magazine

Henk Welting
27th October 2009, 19:47
Annotations made; will amend my files. Thanks Dennis.
Regards,
Henk.

Theletterwriter
5th April 2010, 18:22
Henk

No evidence of AC2 Geoffrey Goodwin being recorded in Scottish Records

Douglas

Martyn A Critchlow
16th January 2015, 08:37
AC1 William HEYES - 1351701 - accidental death, injured by a Leeds Corporation bus at Middleton
(Yorkshire Post, 22 April 1941)

Martyn

wwrsimon
29th September 2017, 19:03
Hello

AC2 Geoffrey A. GOODWIN - 1214045 - the Essex Newsman of April 26th 1941 carried the following announcement:

GOODWIN - as a result of enemy action, on the 19th inst., Alfred Geoffrey Goodwin, aged 19, Flight Mechanic, R.A.F., dearly beloved twin son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert J. Goodwin, of Redroofs, Chigwell.

So, knowing his first name is Alfred, FreeBMD has Alfred G Goodwin, aged 19, registered Epping, June 1941.

LAC (Pilot u/t) William T. GREEN - 1168296 - the Graves Registration report form lists his unit as 'F.T.S.'

AC2 Kenneth J TOVEY - 931258 - the National Probate Calendar records "believed to have been killed through war operations on 19 April 1941 at Hopton Street, Blackfriars, Surrey, and whose dead body was found on 20 April 1941."

Regards

Simon

jonheyworth
23rd December 2021, 22:05
Geoffrey Alfred Goodwin 1214045 , attached to Number 1 SOTT, was killed in an air raid in the Prince of Wales Public house, Manor Road, Chigwell

jonheyworth
21st February 2022, 18:59
Ronald Thomas Gage 902175 , attached to RAF Lahore , was admitted dangerously ill to the British Military hospital, Lahore on 18 April, where he died the following day of cerebro spinal meningitis