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MCEACHERN, John William Hugh

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rank: F/O
status: kia
airforce: RCAF    (no: J23068 )
born: Canada

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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.Operation - armed recce. Departed from Brussels-Evere (B.56), Belgium.
Crashed after being hit by Flak. The pilot as well as a person on the ground died in the crash.
The deceased pilot, John William Hugh McEachern is buried at the cemetery in Heesch, the Netherlands.

This Pilot's entry: cause of death was kia, burial location Holland, pilot was married, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.cwgc.org) may have more information on family.

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AirforceSqdrnDate
RCAF 414

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MJ992 1944-09-16

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by: Justin 2024-05-17 07:54:42

John Mceachern died in Spitfire lX MJ912 on 16.09.1944
Henry O'Keefe died in Spitfire LFIX MJ992 on 5.1.1944
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by: Justin 2024-05-17 07:54:55

John Mceachern died in Spitfire lX MJ912 on 16.09.1944
Henry O'Keefe died in Spitfire LFIX MJ992 on 5.1.1944
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