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    Default 430504 - Unaccounted airmen - 4-5-1943

    What were the places of death registration for:

    A - Died on active service:
    AC1 Thomas F. AMIES - 1458072 - age 36;
    Cpl Herbert L. CUNLIFFE - 1074069, and
    AC1 Cyril J. INVINE - 1206953 - age 33.

    B - Not found in Flight Global:
    AC2 Henry B. MOREFIELD - 1607235.

    C - Proposed aircraft losses:
    Blenheim I - K7126 - 12 (P)AFU - crashed on landing Spittlegate.
    Master I - N7619 - 8 FTS - crashed on overshoot Cranwell.
    Beaufighter VI - JL732 - 301 FTU - bellylanded Lyneham.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    Hi Henk
    Warner has Blenheim,K7126 as SOC at Spitalgate but reports no casualties
    Cunliffe, registered at Howden, E Yorkshire. The area was actually split prior to the war into Howdenshire and Holderness but is regularly abbreviated on the register.Both areas lie just N of the River Humber
    Invine,33, registered at Hendon, Middlesex,N London
    Morefield,20, registered at Bridgend, Glamorgan
    I found a Thomas Amies(no F),37, registered at Lincoln,County Town of Lincolnshire
    Regards
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    As ever, thanks Dick for your excellent help on death registrations.
    Regards,
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    Hello

    Cpl Herbert L. CUNLIFFE - 1074069 - the Shipley Times and Express of May 12th 1943 reported the following:

    GREENGATES AIRMAN'S DEATH
    Corpl. Herbert Lister Cunliffe, of Undercliffe (R.A.F.), has died in hospital. He was the son of the late Mr. Walter Cunliffe, who kept the Roe Buck at Greengates for a number of years, and later the Peel Park Hotel, in Otley Road, Bradford.


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

    Henry Benjamin Morefield 1607235 , attached to Number 4 SOTT , was admitted to RAF Hospital St Athan on 29 April where he died of a cereberal heamorhage with his family at his bedside

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