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Spitfire IIa P7539 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire IIa P7539

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  27 Oct 40 Aircraft Name  Spitfire II Serial Number  P7539
Unit  66 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  UK
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/3985Pilot Officer J R Mather: killed; enemy action, Spitfire P7539, 66 Squadron, 27 October 1940.C16688083

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Spitfire II P7539

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerJohn Romney MATHER (78976) Pilot Spitfire IIa P7539  AIR81/3985 1940-10-2766 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomIfield (St. Margaret) Churchya

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Accidental Loss of Hurricane Mk 1 - 43 Squadron[QUOTE=Toml;107165]The photograph on the internet of L.V.Toogood is the same photo in the Battle of Britain book and it is not confirmed that this photo is of Leonard.Over the years I have tried to trace any relations with no success.My last appeal is on the internet.I have already pinpointed the crash site of Hurricane L1963.Again the photo has a question mark on it.The full photograph shows this airman lying on a bed playing drafts. Regards,Philip Smith 55 Aircraft Accidents Research Group[/QUOTE] I believe the pilot in the photo referred to above is actually Pilot Officer John Romney Mather of 66 Squadron, who was killed on the same date, flying Spitfire Mk IIa P7539. Compare with the photo in the following link. P/O Mather is standing, second from the right. [url][/url] ....Read More.angelsonefive on 6th February 2015 03:40:27

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