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 Harvard IIb  FE789



Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  03 Jun 45 Aircraft Name  Harvard IIB Serial Number  FE789
Unit  17 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Akyab Country  
Aircrew details Fg Offr Frederick David IRVINE*(178975)
Sqn Ldr Robert William Stanley MARSHALL*(63386)
Details missing in bad weather. Missing between Akyab and Thedaw, Burma.
Source 

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Harvard IIB FE789

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerFrederick David IRVINE (178975) Harvard IIb FE789 Forum Post 1945-06-0317 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Squadron LeaderRobert William Stanley MARSHALL (63386) Harvard IIb FE789 Forum Post 1945-06-0317 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial

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No.60 Sqn Harvard - Missing 13-6-1945Errol, A long-shot ! The only incident l can find that vaguely resembles the other Harvard lost on 13-6-1945, is as follows: 3-6-1945 No.17 Sqn. (?) Harvard IIB FE789 Missing between Akyab and Thedaw, Burma. 178975 F/O Frederick David IRVINE RAFVR + (No.17 Sqn.) 63386 S/L Robert William Stanley MARSHALL M.B.,B.Ch.,B.A.O. (Hons.), Queen's University, Belfast. RAFVR + (Att. No.909 Wing). Both commemorated on the Singapore Memorial. Is this incident mentioned in 'The Price of Peace'? Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 16th February 2013 06:35:17
450603 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03-06-1945The block of UK deaths result from a mid air collision at night between the Wellington and Halifax quoted. This was at Werrington near Peterborough, although some records offer alternative locations. Marshall was a doctor killed in Harvard FE789 in Ceylon and hence was not a POW Colin Cummings ....Read More.Oldduffer on 14th April 2015 01:23:58
450603 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03-06-1945[QUOTE=Oldduffer;109111]The block of UK deaths result from a mid air collision at night between the Wellington and Halifax quoted. This was at Werrington near Peterborough, although some records offer alternative locations. Marshall was a doctor killed in Harvard FE789 in Ceylon and hence was not a POW Colin Cummings[/QUOTE] Hello, Information I have suggests the following: 3/6/1945 No.17 Sqn Harvard IIB FE789 Missing on flight from Akyab to Thedaw, Burma. 178975 F/O (Pilot) Frederick David IRVINE RAFVR (17 Sqn.) - Missing 63386 S/L Robert William Stanley MARSHALL RAFVR. (909[Tactical] Wing), M.B., B.CH., B.A.O.(Hons.), Queen's University, Belfast. - Missing Both commemorated on the Singapore Memorial. Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 23rd November 2018 08:34:27


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