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Spitfire Va R7291 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Spitfire Va R7291

Va 1567 EA M45 FF 5-.....[TRUNCATED] More information in: Spitfire Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  18 Aug 41 Aircraft Name  Spitfire V Serial Number  R7291
Unit  41 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  France/Sea?
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Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/8398Sergeant R D Jury: killed; shot down at Dunkirk, France, enemy action, Spitfire R7291, 41 Squadron, 18 August 1941.C16924240

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Spitfire V R7291

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantRichard David JURY (748441) Pilot Spitfire Va R7291  AIR81/8398 1941-08-1841 Sqdn AIR27 FranceDunkirk Town Cemetery

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Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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Sgt Plt Graham E. Hann. 92 Sqn, lost 18 August 1941Hi Steve, John Foreman's 'Fighter Command War Diaries' "...but when Circus 78 was flown to Fives/Lille the Luftwaffe reacted, shooting down three Spitfires." From my own list these a/c were R7217 and R7291 of 41 Squadron, and R7346 of 92 Squadron which is listed as 'missing'. regards DaveW ....Read More.davew on 16th October 2013 07:37:23

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