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Flight Lieutenant Thomas Glyn Finlayson RITCHIE (73010) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Pilot
Lost in aircraft Spitfire IIa P8478  AIR81/7742

Death of Death 1941-07-21 .

Served in 602 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Grave 5A. at Reninghelst Churchyard Extensi, Belgium

More Details: SON OF THOMAS MCGOWN RITCHIE AND JANE FINLAYSON RITCHIE, OF MILNGAVIE, DUNBARTONSHIRE.

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/7742Flight Lieutenant T G F Ritchie: killed; enemy action over Lille, France, Spitfire P8478, 602 Squadron, 21 July 1941.C16757039

London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
73010Thomas Glyn Finlayson RITCHIELondon Gazette issue : 35005 , Dated 1940-12-03 , Download #35005
73010Thomas Glyn Finlayson RITCHIELondon Gazette issue : 34844 , Dated 1940-05-07 , Download #34844

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 1941-01-01 21 Jul 41 Aircraft Name Spitfire IIa Serial Number P8478
Unit 602 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country Belgium
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Spitfire IIa P8478

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight LieutenantThomas Glyn Finlayson RITCHIE (73010) Pilot Spitfire IIa P8478  AIR81/7742 1941-07-21602 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumReninghelst Churchyard Extensi


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