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McCANN, Eric W

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rank: FL
status: kia
airforce: RCAF    (no: J26139 )
born: Ottawa Canada

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Eric William McCann joined 92 Squadron on 15th October 1944

15-Dec 1944

McCANN, ERIC WILLIAM (J/26139) age: 23 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JG121 of No 92 Sqn, which crashed and blew up whilst making a forced landing having been hit by flak during a strafing attack near Ravenna. He is buried in Ravenna 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 ITY, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.cwgc.org) may have more information on family.

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Squadrons:

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AirforceSqdrnDate
RCAF 92
RAF 92 Squadron 1944-10-15

Aircraft:

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SerialNoteDate
JG121 1944-12-15

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