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Henk Welting
18th September 2010, 16:17
What were the places of death registration for:

A - Not found in Flight Global:
AC1 Harry HAMER - 1497144 (from USA).

B - Died on active service:
AC2 William LENDON - 1875834, and
LAC Reginald J. PEARCE - 1247173 - age 37.

C - Proposed aircraft losses:
Blenheim I - L1233 - 12 (P)AFU - overshot landing N boundary of Spittlegate (can't find this loss in Graham Warner's book).
Oxford I - R6035 - 15 (P)AFU - crashed on take-off Manor Farm, Brimpton, Berkshire.
Oxford I - N4577 - 15 (P)AFU - crashed on landing Grove.
Oxford II - X7185 - 3 (P)AFU - crashed on landing Southrop.

D - Also looking for what caused the death of:
Sgt George W.M. HUNTER - 523321 - 136 ASP (Bône, Algeria Air Stores Park ??) - commemorated Panel 8 Column 2 of the Malta Air Forces Memorial. (There is a Sgt G.W.M. Hunter listed 'DOAS' in Casualty Communiqué 356, Flight 16-3-1944).

Regards and thanks for your help.

18th September 2010, 16:33
Hamer, Liverpool North.
Lendon, Spilsby., Lincolnshire.
Pearce, Dartford, Kent.

Reference my PM,...
Lockeyer...Died Chartershall, reg...Fogo. Multiple injuries and burns.
Ward....died Chartershall, reg, Fogo.Fractured spine, multiple injuries and burns.
Sutherland....Died Chartershall, reg, Fogo. Multiple injuries and burns.

Henk Welting
19th September 2010, 16:47
Thanks Alan. Meanwhile found HAMER: DOAS.

Henk Welting
20th September 2010, 10:53
Sorry Alan,
Deleted aiccidently some info; what were dates of death OR servicenumbers of LOCKYER, WARD and SUTHERLAND, died Chartershall, reg. Fogo.

20th September 2010, 11:56
Lockeyear, (note spelling)1319254....13/11/43.
Ward, 1503937.....21/12/43.
Sutherland, 999326....30/11/43

Henk Welting
20th September 2010, 13:28
Thanks Alan, all clear !


20th September 2010, 22:26
Sgt P.C Lockeyear(Nav.) and Sgt. I.S Sutherland (Pilot) killed when Beaufighter T3373 lost an engine and crashed at the runway intersection at Charterhall.
Sgt.K. Ward (Pilot) killed when Beaufighter T3222 crashed on overshoot. Aircraft crashed at 8 Acre field on Cowrigg Farm. Beaufighter T3181 spun in at the same farm on 22/2/44.

9th May 2018, 10:38

LAC Reginald J. PEARCE - 1247173 - the Bexley Cemetery Register records that he died at 39 Sydney Road, Abbey Wood.



7th June 2021, 22:00
John oliver Roberts 1044453 , attached to 682 squadron , was posted missing believed drowned in a bathing accident in the sea off La Marsa, his body being recovered on 19 June

18th June 2021, 21:02
George Winifred Murray Hunter 523321 , attached to Number 136 ASP, went missing whilst swimming in the Meditteranean sea whilst off duty

17th December 2021, 23:11
William Lendon 1875834 , attached to Number 11 Recruits Centre , was accidently shot by AC2 Hill with a service rifle in their billet at the Abbey Hotel, North Passage, Skegness at 12:10 Hours. He was admitted to SSQ at 12:20 hours and treated for considerable blood loss and shock and then transferred referred to the RN hospital at HMS Royal Arthur at 12:35 hours but he did not survive his who ds

23rd June 2022, 16:16
Reginald James Pearce 1247173 , attached fo Number 3 ACRC , died at 39 Sydney Road, Abbey Wood, London, SE3 , of carbon monoxide poisoning

23rd January 2023, 19:24
Harry Hamer 1497144 , attached to the Merchant Ship Fighter Unit, was seriously injured at RAF Speake when he was struck by the wing of Dominie X7508 as it taxied on the perimeter track. Dying in the ambulance en route to Broad Green EMS hospital, Liverpool