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Henk Welting
31st October 2008, 15:39
What were the places of death registration for:

AC1 Joseph HOWARD - 1258605, and
Sgt (Obs) Leonard V. TIETJEN - 922265 (not in Chorley's vol.9).

Proposed aircraft losses for this day:

Blenheim IV - T1958 - 1 AAS - crashed on take-off Manby.
Lysander II - L4752 - 7 AACU - crashed in forced landing near Blackdown, Surrey.
Master I - N7474 - 5 FTS - crashed in forced landing Bridle Gate, Shawbury, Shropshire.
Tiger Moth II - T6236 - 9 EFTS - crashed on overshoot Southam RLG.

Regards and thanks for your help.

31st October 2008, 15:54
Hi Henk
Howard,20, is registered at Luton
Tietjen is on CWGC buried at Wandsworth, S London with NOK in Tolworth,Surrey but he doesn't come on the Register
Warner has no casualties on T1958. It burst a tyre on t/o and the u/c collapsed when it landed back

31st October 2008, 20:11

TIETJEN's death from natural causes, age 23, is registered in Dumfries.



Henk Welting
1st November 2008, 11:44
Thanks David and Dick for your quick reply. Good weekend.

16th November 2009, 21:00
For what its worth, both names are DOAS in Flight magazine archives.

8th March 2022, 21:29
Brain Albert Sydney Hollis 647028 , attached to 121 MU , was fatally injured in an accident involving two lorries 30 mile East of Daba

7th November 2022, 20:30
Leonard Victor Titjen 922265 , attached to Number 10 BGS, died in Dumfries Infirmary from cereberal softening

8th July 2023, 08:35
Joseph Howard 1258605 | attached to Number 24 EFTS | As a ground Gunner, was found dangerously injured in a gun post at Luton Airfield with bullet wounds to the head. He was admitted to Luton and Dunstable hospital, where he died the same day. A court of enquiry and an inquest were unable to ascertain how and why the gun came to be discharged