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    Default 430511 - Unaccounted airmen - 11-5-1943

    What were the places of death registration for:

    A - Died on active service:
    Sgt Ronald W. DACKUS - 1237049 - 181 Sqn (Lasham, Hampshire). Is it possible that he was involved in the crash of Tiger Moth II serial DE566 (spun into ground near Winslade, Hampshire, 7-5-1943, instantly killing F/O Archibald C. WARNOCK - 121765).

    B - Not found in Flight Global:
    Sgt (Pilot) Allan B. GRANT - 1391264, and
    W/O Arthur A.J. ('Matey') HARRIS - MBE - 366104.

    C - Killed on active service:
    Sgt (Pilot) Donald T. MONK - 1577041.

    D - Proposed aircraft losses:
    Oxford I - L4534 - 15 (P)AFU - crashed on landing Ramsbury.
    Oxford I - N4599 - 20 (P)AFU - crashed on approach Weston-on-the-Green.
    Tiger Moth II - N6874 - 25 (P)EFTS - crashed in forced landing Owthorpe, Nottinghamshire.
    Oxford I - BG129 - 6 (P)AFU - crashed on take-off Windrush.
    Oxford II - ED123 - 3 (P)AFU - flew into ground Callow Hill, near Brinkworth, Wiltshire.
    Spitfire IV - BR650 - 543 Sqn - crashed in forced landing 1 mile SW of Polebrook.
    Wellington XI - HZ418 - 303 FTU - crashed on landing Talbenny.

    Regards and thanks in advance for your help.
    Henk.

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    Hi Henk

    Dackus - Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Grant - Chippenham, Wiltshire
    Harris - Grantham, Lincolnshire
    Monk - Cirencester, Gloucestershire

    Malcolm

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    Hi Henk
    Brinkworth is within the Chippenham registration area and might connect Grant to ED123
    Warnock,26, is also registered at Basingstoke and that might strengthen the connection between him and Dackus
    Regards
    Dick

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    Thanks Dick & Malcolm; greetings from a wet continent.
    Regards,
    Henk.

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    Hi Henk,

    F1180 confirms Grant as sole fatality on Oxford II - ED123

    Monk as sole fatailty on Oxford I - BG129

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    Hello

    W/O Arthur A.J. ('Matey') HARRIS - MBE - the Grantham Journal of May 21st 1943 reported the following:

    WARRANT OFFICER SHOOTS HIMSELF
    Story of Quarrels With Wife
    OTHER ASSOCIATIONS WITH ANOTHER GIRL
    Quarrels between a young R.A.F. warrant officer and his wife caused, it was stated, by the husband's association with another woman, were described at the inquest at Grantham yesterday week, on Arthur Albert James Harris, of New Bungalows, Fulbeck, who was discovered unconscious in a field near Wyndham Park, Grantham, the previous Tuesday with a revolver nearby. He died in hospital the same night.


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

    Horace Hughes 1024016 , drowned on a unit bathing party at Gi'vat Olga beach, Hadera

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