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Read, William.Kenneth

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rank: SGT
status: kifa
airforce: RAF    (no: 656769 )
born: United Kingdom

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William Kenneth Read was with 54 Squadron RAF on 9th November 1942

25-Nov 1942

READ, WILLIAM KENNETH (656769) RAFVR - age Unknown

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He was flying Spitfire, A58-13 of No 54 Sqn, which developed a glycol leak and burst into flames. Despite baling out and his parachute opening, he was unfortunately too low and killed on impact with the ground. He is buried in Sydney War Cemetery.

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RAF 54 Squadron 1942-11-09

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by: Malcolm Lindsay W. Kenneth Read - does anyone know if he trained in Canada ? 2020-06-21 11:22:46

Regarding W. Kenneth Read - does anyone know if he trained in Canada ?
I have a reference for this name at Bowden Training Centre.
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