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Henk Welting
24th March 2010, 12:42
What were the places of death registration for:

A - Died on active service:
LAC Maurice S. BEECHAM - 929763;
Sgt George PARKER - 411497, and
AC2 Harry E. WARD - 1679922.

B - Killed on active service:
AC1 Frank RHODES - 1128717.

C - Also looking for unit and possible cause of death of:
F/O (Radio Technician) Fred ALLEN - RCAF C/4154 - buried in the Pinecrest Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario.

D - Proposed aircraft losses:
Albemarle I - P1393 - AFEE - crashed on landing Hartfordbridge.
Whitley V - Z6747 - 42 OTU - crashed on approach Thruxton.
Beaufighter VI - EL305 - 9 (C)OTU - lost gun panel; abandoned near Canonbie, Dumfries.
Tiger Moth II - DE727 - 16 EFTS - crashed on approach Derby.

Regards and thanks for your help.
Henk.

alclark
24th March 2010, 13:41
The crew of Whitley Z6747 were slightly injured, the aircraft had suffered a coolant leak.

AlanW
24th March 2010, 15:22
Henk,
Parker.....Ely.
Ward....Bucklow, Cheshire.
Rhodes....Wolverhampton.
Beecham....nothing yet.

Henk Welting
24th March 2010, 16:42
Thanks Alan, this will keep me busy for a while.
Regards,
Henk.

Ross_McNeill
30th July 2011, 13:03
Hi Henk,

From No.9 (C)OTU ORB

Sgt Ellsworth and sgt Clayton baled out sucessfully from Beaufighter E.L.305 whilst on air firing practice.

Regards
Ross

JimCorbett1977
1st August 2011, 07:07
Hi Henk and Ross,

I also have 44123 F/Lt J Watters on Beaufighter EL305.

Jim

Henk Welting
3rd August 2011, 14:33
Jim, Ross,
So have I from unconfirmed source. Perhaps Ross may confirm.
Regards,
Henk.

dennis_burke
1st November 2012, 15:13
Ancestry.com
Canada, War Graves Registers: Circumstances of Casualty, 1914-1948
For Fred Allen, he died of Natural cause, illness, in Ottowa.

wwrsimon
12th February 2018, 17:50
Hello

LAC Maurice S. BEECHAM - 929763 - the Burials Register for Sandford-on-Thames has a hand written note in the margin next to his entry which reads "Accidentally killed on Active Service in Northern Ireland."

AC2 Harry E. WARD - 1679922 - the Liverpool Echo of March 5th 1943 carried the following announcement:

WARD - March 4, in R.A.F. Hospital, A/c 2 HARRY EWART, dearly loved husband of Edna Taylor Ward, of Hesketh Arms Hotel, Churchtown, Southport.

Regards

Simon

jonheyworth
18th March 2021, 11:14
UPGRADE to Fred Charles Allen C 4154, a radio signals officer with 3RS, he was repatriated on health grounds from the UK on 1st February 1942 suffering from severe intestinal problems and medically retired on 26th March 1942, moving directly to a sanatorium for extended treatment

jonheyworth
27th May 2021, 15:02
Raymond Arthur Machin 1232535

Stanley Sore 1527600

Roy Hamilton 574843

All attached to Number 1 Ferry control, died when Beaufighter JL 613 was involved in a flying accident at Marble Arch

jonheyworth
4th June 2021, 11:50
George Parker 411497 , became seriously ill on 10 February and was admitted to RAF Hospital, Ely, where he died of pneumonia

jonheyworth
6th May 2023, 09:39
Harry Ewart Ward 1679927 | attached to 61 MU | was admitted to RAF hospital Wilmslow on 21 December 1942. He became dangerously ill on 25 February 1943, dying at 01:30 Hours of malignant hypertension