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    Default Unaccounted airman - 5-3-1941

    What caused the death of and/or what was the place of death registration for:

    Cpl John GANNON - 81719 - (age not known) - not found Flight archives.

    Proposed aircraft losses for this day:

    Magister I - N3970 - 5 EFTS - crashed on take-off Meir.
    Magister I - P2433 - 16 EFTS - crashed in forced landing Galley Common, Nuneaton, Warwickshire.
    Magister I - P6453 - 24 EFTS - spun into ground near Luton.
    Magister I - T9703 - 5 EFTS - crashed on overshoot Meir.
    Tiger Moth II - N9334 - 17 EFTS - crashed in forced landing Rollaston, Rutland.

    Regards and thanks for your help.
    Henk.

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    Hi Henk
    A John Gannon ,43, is registered at Liverpool South. I note from CWGC that he is also buried in liverpool but there is no N-of Kin. He could still have been on leave
    Regards
    Dick
    Last edited by Dick; 14th August 2008 at 10:02.

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    Hello

    Cpl John GANNON - 81719 - the Liverpool Echo of March 6th 1941 reported the following:

    AIRCRAFTMAN'S FATE
    Aircraftman John Gannon, aged 45, of the R.A.F., was found dead yesterday at a house in Roscoe Street, Liverpool, under circumstances which suggest gas poisoning. It is understood he had written a letter shortly before his death.


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

    Albert Stewart 979953 , attached to RAF Wick, died in the Forse House Auxilliary hospital, Latheron, from acute cereberal oedema and pyelitis

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

    Lilian Kate Warren Smith 896583 , attached to RAF Harrogate, the oldest WAAF to die on service in WW2, the youngest being 16 year old Margaret Gorman , died in RAF Hospital, Sleaford of a cereberal thrombosis secondary to arteriosclerosis

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    Default Re: WAAF Sub unit upgrades

    Lilian kate Warren smith 896538 attached to RAF Harrogate

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