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|Commonwealth War Graves on Rhodes||Scott, From my 'For Your Tomorrow - a record of New Zealanders who had died while serving with the RNZAF and Allied Air Services since 1915 (Vol Two: Fates 1942-1998)': Thu 2 Sep 1943 MEDITERRANEAN AIR COMMAND Offensive reconnaissance over the Dodecanese Islands 227 Squadron, RAF (Limassol, Cyprus - 237 Wing[?], 201 Group[?], Middle East[?]) Beaufighter VIC JL522/Z - took off at 1028 with three others and failed to return. While carrying out a strike near Cos, hit the sea and exploded after the port wing struck the mast of a caique. Taken prisoner, only the navigator survived. His pilot was buried on Cos, but later reinterred at Rhodes. Pilot: NZ412789 Flt Lt Walter Young McGREGOR, DFC, RNZAF - Age 26. 468hrs. 45th op. McGregor’s brother, John Dunlop McGregor, died on 29 July 1942 while flying with 1651 Conversion Unit, RAF. And from Amendment section of Vol Three: navigator later reported that his pilot had been killed by flak immediately before the crash. Errol navigator later reported that his pilot had been killed by flak immediately before the crash. ....Read More.||Errol Martyn on 17th June 2008 05:59:15|
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