Aircraftman 2nd Class THOMSON (621153)
4 Sep 1939 (aged 18–19)
West Lothian, Scotland
Sec. A3. Grave 69.
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Aircraftman 2nd Class
Service Number 621153
Died aged 19
149 Sqdn. Royal Air Force
Son of David Summers Thomson and Janet Brownlee Thomson, of Niddry.
621153 Aircraftman 2nd Class T. "Thompson" in Casualty Lists
Aircraftman 1st Class Philip Herbert WARREN (561954)
Warren Philip H 28 Devizes 5a 155 Scan available - click to view
Second Lieutenant Derrick TYLER (P/3434)
"Arriving over Cape Town on the 5th September 1939, 2/Lt. Derrick Tyler, flying 275, suffered engine failure. He attempted a downwind landing at Youngsfield, but unfortunately overshot the short airfield strip and crashed. He was killed and the Hurricane, which had flown only 28 hours since production, was completely destroyed in the resulting fire. "
Corporal Harold William JOHNSON (1727) 1939-09-05
Flying Officer Arnold Victor DOLPHIN () 1939-09-05
Australia Adelaide River War Cemetery
The Inverell Times (NSW : 1899 - 1954)
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/ Wed 6 Sep 1939
As a result of an aircraft accident at
Darwin yesterday, Plying Officer Arnold Victor Dolphin and Corporal Harold William Johnson were fatally injured.
This is the only information released by the Air Board, which announced the tragedy officially.
Other news reports confirm aircraft was a Wirraway
Pupil Pilot John Whitford HADLEY () 1939-09-05 United Kingdom Calne (Holy Trinity) Churchyard
Pupil Pilot James Healy CAVANAGH () 1939-09-05 United Kingdom Calne (Holy Trinity) Churchyard
Published: Thursday 21 September 1939
Newspaper: Western Daily Press
County: Bristol, England
Type: Article | Words: 174 | Page: 3 | Tags: none
CAR RAN INTO BACK OF LORRY Inquests on Men Killed Near Calne Verdicts that they
died from injuries sustained when their car struck the rear of a lorry by misadventure in darkness were returned at the
returned at the Yatesbury, near Calne, inquests yesterday on
John Whitford Hadley (19), of Ruslip, near London, and James Healey Cavanagh (22), of Ontario, Canada.
The men were pupil pilots at a flying school, and lost their lives on Tuesday, September 5,
when, on the main London road Quemerford, just outside Calne, at 9.15 ih the evening, their car collided with the lorry. The other occupant of the car who was taken to hospital,
was stated to know nothing of the accident. Evidence showed that the lorry had a strong rear light.
Some yards after it had rounded a bend, the car, travelling in the same direction at a fast speed with dimmed lights, collided with the rear of the lorry.
It ended up almost underneath the lorry and across the grass verge of the road. Both men were instantly killed
Aicraftman 1st Class Frederick William WANSTALL (547434)
208 Sqn ORB confirms died by drowning when on an official bathing parade
Leading Aircraftman John MUSGRAVE () Wireless Op./Air Gunner
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957)
Fri 8 Sep 1939
RAAF MAN KILLED
SYDNEY, Thursday. - John Musgrave,
aged 25, an R.A.A.F. wireless operator,
stationed at Richmond, was found dead
at the side of the railway line near
Clarendon this morning. His neck had
been broken. Detectives believe that
Musgrave fell from a train late last
Aircraftman 1st Class Thomas PURDIE (545624) 1939-09-08 9 Sqdn United Kingdom Honington (All Saints) Churchy
Pilot Officer Bruce Innes CLIFFORD-JONES (36170) Pilot 1939-09-08 9 Sqdn United Kingdom Honington (All Saints) Churchy
Aircraftman 1st Class Hugh M. McGREEVY (541603) 1939-09-08 9 Sqdn United Kingdom Honington (All Saints) Churchy
Pilot Officer Harold ROSOFSKY (40022) Pilot 1939-09-08 9 Sqdn United Kingdom Honington (All Saints) Churchy
08.09.1939 No. 9 Squadron Wellington Mk1 L4320 WS-ZB
not Hilsdon his death registered in Witney -
Leading Aircraftman Frederick Thomas PRICE (512105) 1939-09-08 United Kingdom Oxford (Rose Hill) Cemetery
Aircraftman 2nd Class William Charles HILSDON (616753) 1939-09-08 215 Sqdn United Kingdom Cowley (St. James) Churchyard
I think both these deaths linked as both registered in Witney along with possibly
Owen H J Jordan aged 23