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We have found an airman that was killed during our research for the Forest of Bowland WW2 project and need to see if Flight Officer Haythornthwaite is on any memorials in this area and need to trace his relatives.

Flight Officer Haythornthwaite. Charles William. Service Number 50111. Killed 17/08/1944. Aged 24. Royal Air Force. Buried New Ground, Row G, Grave 41, Mellor Methodist Churchyard. Son of Charles Walter and Alice Gertude Haythornthwaite of Wilpshire. Crashed flying a North American Mustang. Chaigley, Longridge Fell area of Ribble Valley.