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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 El Alamein Memorial, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.cwgc.org) may have more information on family.
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Kenneth Lyle Dale (R125901) enlisted in 1941 and completed his training in the UK before joining 249 Squadron in Malta in June 1943.
On 19 November 1943 he was on an operational sweep over Fier, Albania and hit a tree while straffing. He was killed instantly, confirmed by the Red Cross but no burial is recorded. He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial, aged 21.
Two brothers also served the RCAF.