MCKIM, Charles Williston


rank: F/Sgt
status: kia
airforce: RCAF    (no: R88380 )
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.

This Pilot's entry: cause of death was kia, burial location Runnymede Memorial, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission ( may have more information on family.

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RCAF 416


BR626 1943-05-13


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by: kurtis Lost at Sea 2024-05-15 03:20:01

MCKIM, CHARLES WILLISTON FS(P) R88380. From Halifax, Nova Scotia. Killed in Action May 13/43 age 21. #416 City of Oshawa Squadron (Ad Salturn Paratus). FS McKim was flying Spitfire aircraft #BR 626 which was badly damaged by enemy action over France. He reported he was going to bail out over the English Channel about fifteen miles west of Le Tourquit, France. A parachute was seen on the water but when air-sea rescue arrived all they found was an empty dinghy. Flight Sergeant Pilot McKim has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.