Bio / Text:
This pilot flew Spitfire fighter aircraft for the RCAF / RAF (60% of all RCAF personnel served in RAF units at some point) in WWII, this record has come from the database of Mr. Halliday, a Canadian military historian.
This Pilot's entry: Bob's cause of death was flying accident. He was returning to England 50 feet above the sea level from a mission sweep in France flying in a tight formation with other Spitfire aircraft. Bob's craft ran out of fuel and a Spitfire P7843 collided into the rear of Bob's plane.. Both pilots and craft were lost to the Chanel below. No recovery of airmen or crafts was noted.
Burial location Runnymede Memorial, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.cwgc.org) may have more information on family.
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