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Breeze, Reginald A

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rank: Fg Off
status: kia
airforce: RAF
born: United Kingdom

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Reginald Arthur Breeze joined the RAF in September 1933 as an Aircraft hand, later remustering as an Airman u/t Pilot.

He joined 266 Squadron at Wittering on 16th September 1940 from 7 OTU but was then posted to 222 Squadron at Hornchurch on 1st October.

On 8th November his Spitfire N3164 was damaged in combat and landed at Martlesham Heath. As he took off again the aircraft caught fire and crashed and burned out at Oakley Poultry Farm, Mundersley Heath. He escaped unhurt.

Breeze was commissioned in September 1943 and killed on 28th January 1945, while serving with 151 Repair Unit (Aircraft) at Wevelgem, Belgium. His Spitfire IX, PL324, came down near Guines in France.

He is buried in Calais Southern Cemetery, France - Plot S. Grave 13.

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Squadrons:

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AirforceSqdrnDate
RAF 7 OTU Hawarden
RAF 266 Squadron 1940-09-16
RAF 222 Squadron 1940-10-01
RAF 151 Repair Unit (Aircraft)- Wevelgem Belgium

Aircraft:

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SerialNoteDate
N3164 1940-11-08
PL324 1945-01-28

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