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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 Malta Memorial, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.cwgc.org) may have more information on family.
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Harold Joseph Fox, the Son of Harry J. and Anna M. Fox, of Flushing, New York City, U.S.A., joined the RCAF in 1940. He travelled to the UK to complete his training and joined 66 Squadron.
He was then posted to Malta arriving on 9 May 1942.
On 14 May, flying Spitfire BP878, he reported that he had shot down a Bf109 but was then himself shot down. He failed to return from the operation over the sea off Malta and was posted missing presumed killed.