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Spitfire VIII JF711 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Spitfire VIII JF711



VIII 4475 EA M63 FF .....[TRUNCATED] More information in: AirHistory.org.uk Spitfire Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  17 Mar 44 Aircraft Name  Spitfire VIII Serial Number  JF711
Unit  81 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Broadway Country  Burma
Aircrew details Sqn Ldr William Michael WHITAMORE*(102107)
Details Took off along with Fg Offr Peart to intercept enemy formaton of 12 zeroes that was strafing broadway. He was shot down after shooting down a zeke. AOC Air Cmde vincent and Wg Cdr H G Goddard called to epxress sympathy with the squadrons heavy losses.
Source ORB

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S/Ldr. Marshall - C/O 81 Squadron March 1944Hello, l have the following for S/L Whitamore and F/Sgt Campbell: 17/03/1944 - WHITAMORE No.81 Sqn. Spitfire VIII JF711 - Missing 13/03/1944 - CAMPBELL No.81 Sqn. Spitfire VIII JF618 - Missing Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 20th January 2015 05:49:29


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