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Simpson, M.T., F/Lt., 1945
In Maynamati War Cemetery, Bangladesh, is the Commonwealth War Grave of 130500 Flight Lieutenant Maurice Thompson Simpson, serving with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 99 Squadron, who died 21/01/1945.

Simon Glancey has submitted the following:
Flight Lieutenant Simpson was Air Bomber aboard Liberator VI KH254 of 99 Sqn, which collided head on with another 99 Sqn Liberator KG974 whilst in a formation-forming circuit near Noakhali at 07.06 on January 21st 1945. The crews from both aircraft were all killed.

Also killed in the same incident but in the other aircraft was Ft/Sgt. P.B. Haile

Maurice Thompson Simpson is remembered in Amble on A13.10

The CWGC entry for Flight Lieutenant Simpson

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