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Colebrook, Christopher

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rank: Plt Off
status: kia
airforce: RAF    (no: 86344 )
born: Darlington United Kingdom

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Christopher Colebrook, of Darlington, joined the RAFVR about July 1939 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training, was commissioned in September 1940 and joined 54 Squadron at Catterick on 14th October.

Colebrook was killed on 20th April 1941, still serving with 54 Squadron.

His Spitfire IIA P7383 was shot down off Clacton by a Me109.

He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Panel 31.

Presentation Aircraft "Portadown"

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Battle of Britain Monument London

Squadrons:

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AirforceSqdrnDate
RAF 54 Squadron 1940-10-14

Aircraft:

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P7383 1941-04-20

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