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Bernard Lawrence McMAHON, (J/6379) RCAF; age: 26
He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER646 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Pisida during an escort sortie. He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery
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: cause of death was kia, burial location North Africa, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.cwgc.org) may have more information on family. Son of Daniel and Agnes McMahon, of Ottawa, Ontario. From link on right "picture" ...
"From Ottawa, Ontario. Killed in action March 5, 1943 when his No. 92 Squadron Spitfire was shot down over Tunisia." According to the site 12oclockhigh (link right) there is additional information on him there (serial of spit, references) including ...
:F/O David Bernard Lawrence McMAHON - RCAF J/6379, age 26 from Ottawa, Ontario, flying Spitfire VB serial ER646 was shot down by a Bf 109 and crashed near Pisida, Tunisia.:
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