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Henk Welting
1st April 2010, 15:39
What were the places of death registration for:

A - Not found Flight Global:
AC1 Sidney W. BLUMSOM - 1253193 - age 32.

B - Died on active service:
Sgt (Bombaimer) Sidney V. SIMPSON - 1392804 (info on unit also welcome).

C - Proposed aircraft losses in case Blumsom KOAS:
Defiant I - N3428 - 10 AGS - bellylanded Walney Island.
Swordfish I - V4380 - 9 (P)AFU - collided in Tay off Longforgan, Perthshire (already as a casualty on this a/c: S.Lt/A Arthur A.J. ROBERTSON - FAA).
Swordfish II - DK781 - 9 (P)AFU - see V4380 (already as a casualty on this a/c: S.Lt/A Bertram H. PRINCE - FAA).

Regards and thanks for your help.

1st April 2010, 16:14
Blumson, Essex SW.
Nothing for Simpson in Eng/Wales or Scottish registers.

28th February 2018, 17:13

AC1 Sidney W. BLUMSOM - 1253193 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at Whipps Cross Hospital, London E.11.

Sgt (Bombaimer) Sidney V. SIMPSON - 1392804 - he's on FreeBMD as Sydney V. Simpson, registered Bodmin. The Graves Registration Report Form lists his unit as 19 O.T.U., and the Burials Register for Kingsbury records that he was buried on May 4th 1943, which is some time after his death.



18th March 2021, 10:10
UPGRADE to Howard Clifford Gilbert R 188503, he died of scarlet fever complicated by broncho pneumonia

21st July 2023, 21:00
Sydney Victor Simpson 1392804 | was climbing on rocks at Treyarnon Bay near Newquay at 19:30 Hours when he was washed off the rock and reported missing believed drowned. His body later being recovered