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William Perkins

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:021 O.T.U. RAFVR
Name of Rgt or Ship:Operational Training Unit
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Bath (Haycombe) Cem, Englishcombe
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Formerly from Chorlton, he attended William Hulme Grammar School.   The
family had lived in Sale for 7 years at the time of his death.   Before the
war he had spent 6 months in Argentina with the OXO Co.   He returned to
the UK and volunteered for the RAF in October 1940.

Air Gunner.

They took off from Moreton in the Marsh for a night navigation detail.    
The aircraft crashed at 0025 hrs at Orchardleigh Park, some two miles NW
from Frome, Somerset, following an uncontrollable fire in the starboard
engine.    The pilot, Sgt Clark RNZAF, was also killed and is buried in his
home town of Glasgow.   The other crew crew member to be killed was Sgt
Cook and he is buried at St. Mary's Churchyard, Frinton on Sea.  
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