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KH250 H, lost on Port Blair op, 355 Sqn, 17 May 1945

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10 years 1 month ago #965 by cengitu
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they were sacrificed their lives to protect England and when they were killed, they were swept aside easily and those families who were shock and sad about the missing people that they loved, were giving a false information.

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10 years 1 month ago #966 by Gary
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Hiya Shaharom, good to see you around again.

'Yea, Though I Fly Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death, I Shall Fear No Evil. For I am at 50,000 Feet and Climbing.'

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10 years 1 month ago #967 by Matt_Poole
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Gary,

And I thought you moved to NZ to enjoy an easier-paced life

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9 years 8 months ago #1031 by Matt_Poole
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Hi, Gary and all,

It's time for a long overdue update on the KH250 project.

This summer the nephew of Leslie Benfell and the niece of Frederick Rumsey-Williams were found. Six down, five families to go.

Through my school friend who is an Indian scholar/university professor, I connected with a couple in Port Blair who generously conducted further investigations among eyewitnesses in the Port Blair area and in the village where KH250 crashed. The accounts that have emerged strongly corroborate what had been previously learned and add some precise new details.

The most fascinating new findings came from an 88 year old gentleman, Mr. Hari Ram, who acted as a translator for the Japanese in Port Blair. Hari Ram remembered, without prompting, the name of

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9 years 8 months ago #1033 by Gary
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WOW again is all I can say mate, your research tenacity has paid off again. Great work and very interesting information you've compiled there mate.
Thanks for posting it here.
Gary

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9 years 8 months ago #1035 by Matt_Poole
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Hi, Gary,

The fact that I could access your Forums again, to post an update, is proof that you're making progress on the migration to the new server. Good news!

Cheers,

Matt

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