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Tomahawk IIB AN355
Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry
|Date of Crash || 12 Oct 41 ||Aircraft Name || Tomahawk IIb ||Serial Number || AN355 |
|Unit || 3 Sqdn RAAF ||Operating Airfield || ||Country || NA/ME/LWT|
|Aircrew details || |
|Source|| Henk Welting's Database|
National Archives AIR81
|Citation ||AIR81 Casualty File Description ||Link |
|AIR81/9589||Sergeant T D Parker (RAAF): killed; shot down, aerial combat over Sheferzen, Egypt, Tomahawk AN355, 3 Squadron, 12 October 1941.||C16997836|
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|411011 - Unaccounted airmen - 11-10-1941 and 12-10-41||Looking for unit and cause of death of:
AUS402391 Sgt Thomas D. PARKER - RAAF, who was killed 12-10-1941 and his name commemorated on Column 246of the Alamein Memorial. Suppose having read in NAA file that he may have been of 3 RAAF Sqn and "Fired on and shot out of parachute". 3 RAAF Sqn lost this day Tomahawks IIB serials AK516, AK566 and AN355.
Regards and thanks for your help.
Henk. ....Read More.||Henk Welting on 11th May 2011 10:42:46|
|411011 - Unaccounted airmen - 11-10-1941 and 12-10-41||This 3 squadron site provides these details,
Sergeant Thomas Dudley Parker, service number 402391, is recorded on the Alamein Memorial, Egypt. Column 246. Age 28. Son of Thomas Joseph and Lydia Parker, of Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia.
On 12/10/41 Leutnant Rudolf Sinner of I/JG27 shot Dudley Parker's Curtiss Tomahawk IIB AN355 out of a defensive circle in the Bir Sheferzen area; he baled out of his burning aircraft but bullets cut his parachute harness and he fell 4.000 feet. It was reported at the time that a 109 pilot had deliberately shot at him in his parachute.
Martyn ....Read More.||Martyn A Critchlow on 11th May 2011 12:02:42|