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Old 11th April 2009, 00:23
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Nightfighter Navigator W/Cdr Douglas A Oxby DSO DFC DFM*

My dear old dad W/Cdr Douglas A Oxby DSO DFC DFM* passed away this morning. He had a remarkable life, and was amongst the highest scoring nav/rads of all Allied forces of the Second World War with 22 confirmed enemy aircraft. Dad and I had hoped to publish a book about his war years. We finished it together - but sadly he did not live to see it in print.

The funeral will be in Toronto Canada - probably next week sometime. Will post again when arrangements have been finalised. I'm going to miss my old eagle, you know. atb everyone.

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Old 11th April 2009, 00:46
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Re: Nightfighter Navigator W/Cdr Douglas A Oxby DSO DFC DFM*

Hi Richard

So sorry to hear the sad news.

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Old 11th April 2009, 19:38
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Re: Nightfighter Navigator W/Cdr Douglas A Oxby DSO DFC DFM*

My condolences Richard and I look forward to reading his story one of these days — his achievements deserve it.
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Old 11th April 2009, 20:07
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My condolences as well, and I am glad that his story was recorded just in time.
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Old 11th April 2009, 21:09
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Please accept my condolences.
Will be pleased to buy the book when it is published.
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Old 12th April 2009, 03:58
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Re: Nightfighter Navigator W/Cdr Douglas A Oxby DSO DFC DFM*

My thanks to all. I'm now in Canada - and funeral is planned for Thursday. Regards, RO
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Old 12th April 2009, 12:53
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Re: Nightfighter Navigator W/Cdr Douglas A Oxby DSO DFC DFM*

Condolences Richard. My 14 year old daughter is in Toronto at the moment-not that she can go to the funeral but where and what time?
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Old 12th April 2009, 22:47
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Re: Nightfighter Navigator W/Cdr Douglas A Oxby DSO DFC DFM*

Condolences to you and your family Richard
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Old 13th April 2009, 04:45
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Re: Nightfighter Navigator W/Cdr Douglas A Oxby DSO DFC DFM*

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Condolences Richard. My 14 year old daughter is in Toronto at the moment-not that she can go to the funeral but where and what time?
On Thursday 16th April - Kane's Funeral Home on Yonge street # 6150 - one block or so north of Finch. 12 noon for viewing - but service at 1300. Your daughter and anyone accompanying will be made very welcome. If she's coming alone - ask her to make herself known to me please, and we'll look after her. Speak to you soon Chris, about his book. atb Richard Oxby.
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Old 14th April 2009, 08:56
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Richard: VMT but doubtful that she can get there as she is tied up with school exchange but will see what I can do

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