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    Henk,

    Opie's death is recorded by Storr, thus:

    26-5-1941
    No.20 SFTS
    Harvard P5918

    Crashed (unauthorised low flying) at 1030 at Banket*, and the pilot was killed.

    AUS402534 Sgt John Murray OPIE RAAF +

    Sgt Opie is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery, Zimbabwe (originally Salisbury Cemetery, Rhodesia).

    Storr: Vol.23 Conversion Units. p.326 of 508 (+ added detail).

    * 95 km north-west of Salisbury (Harare).

    Opie was a member of No.5 Course (2nd Draft to Southern Rhodesia).

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    Last edited by COL BRUGGY; 25th November 2010 at 13:02.

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Frederick Glaisher 402452 , died in RAF Hospital St. Athan of broncho pneumonia

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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Charles William Duddle 538260 , was admitted to 2/10 General hospital on 2nd January with 2nd degree burns to the face, hands and legs. He rallied at at first, but suffered a relapse on 11th April. There is no indication as to how and why his grave was lost

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