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Old 6th March 2018, 13:48
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Flight Lieutenant, John Graham WILKINS Nav. Mosquito Intruder Sqdn

Flight Lieutenant, John Graham WILKINS was a navigator on a Mosquito Intruder Squadron unfortunately I cannot find which squadron he served on, could anyone help.

He died on the Berlin Airlift 17 November 1948.

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Old 6th March 2018, 15:54
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Re: Flight Lieutenant, John Graham WILKINS Nav. Mosquito Intruder Sqdn

Hello,

55636 F/L (Nav.) John Graham WILKINS RAF, did not die on 17 November, 1948. The 30 Sqn Dakota (KP223), he was aboard crashed on that date, but F/L Wilkins died of his injuries on 25 November, 1948, in a hospital at Schoeneberg.

http://veterans.mod.uk/roll-of-honour.php?SerialNo=R516

and, if you're inclined :

http://aviation-safety.net/database/...?id=19481117=0

More reliable:

https://www.scribd.com/document/1881...akington-Vol-1 see: p.41 of 198.

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Old 10th March 2018, 01:48
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Re: Flight Lieutenant, John Graham WILKINS Nav. Mosquito Intruder Sqdn

Col, cheers in contact with his children.
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Re: Flight Lieutenant, John Graham WILKINS Nav. Mosquito Intruder Sqdn

Andy-surely his children will no longer be children!!!
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Re: Flight Lieutenant, John Graham WILKINS Nav. Mosquito Intruder Sqdn

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Andy-surely his children will no longer be children!!!
Senior Citizens then . . . seems his daughter has kept everything.

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