After I mentioned that I recalled that a Pc got commended I received a PM asking me if I could find out and publish the details. Margate Historical Society responded so thanks to them. Here are the details: As regards the policeman involved in the identification of the airman,it P.C.Nigel Douglas(Dog Handler based at Margate).The Coroner's Officer at the time(1984).C.Sydney Atkinson.He stood down in 1985 and the post was taken over by P.C.Wiggins.. P.C.Nigel Douglas spent time at the National Archives,Kew(Public Records Office)and established the circumstances etc relating to the loss of the German Airman. Details on recovery operations;- Date of incident;- Monday,26th August,1940. Aircraft Type;-Messerschmitt Bf109E-1. Aircraft Werk Nummer(serial number);- 3874. Unit;-6/JG3. Time of incident;- 12.20hrs. Pilot;- Uffz. Fritz Johann Buchner. Incident location;-Aircraft crashed and exploded on Shuart's Marshes,near St.Nicholas at Wade,Kent. Buchner was shot down by Flying Officer.K.J.Marston of No.56 Squadron. The pilots remains were established as Fritz Johann Buchner at the Coroner's Inquest on July 1st,1986. All the research falls to P.C.Nigel Douglas,Peter Diamond and a host of others. The pilot's remains excavated from a depth of 30 feet. It seems the lad done well. Pc Nigel DOUGLAS. Thank you and good effort.