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Re: Surviving Aircrew Lists
Sun Jun 13, 2010 8:35pm
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Dear John,

Sadly, I have another update for you. John Charles Merrett (who lived down in the Chichester area)passed away about 3/4 months ago.

I had arranged to meet with him, but his son contacted me shortly beforehand to say that he had been taken ill with a sudden illness & he subsequently died just 4/5 days later.

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