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This page commemorates

Flight Lieutenant James Duncan SMITH (40325) of the Royal Air Force

Pilot
Lost in aircraft Hurricane I P2652  AIR81/5847

Death of Death 1941-04-14 .

Served in 73 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : 3. G. 2. at Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Ac, Libya

More Details: SON OF WILLIAM AND ALEXANDRINA SMITH, OF WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, CANADA.

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1182Sergeant J K Easton, Pilot Officer J D Smith, Sergeant J B Jones, Sergeant J W Candlish and Sergeant E Hill: report of deaths; Whitley N1472 crashed at Osterholz, Germany, 23 July 1940.C14503121
AIR81/5847Flight Lieutenant J D Smith: killed; shot down, aerial combat over Western Desert, Egypt, Hurricane P2652, 73 Squadron, 14 April 1941.C16755145

London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
40325Flying Officer James Duncan SMITHLondon Gazette issue : 35190 , Dated 1941-06-13 , Download #35190
40325James Duncan SMITHLondon Gazette issue : 34903 , Dated 1940-07-23 , Download #34903
40325James Duncan SMITHLondon Gazette issue : 35158 , Dated 1941-05-09 , Download #35158

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 1941-01-01 14 Apr 41 Aircraft Name Hurricane I Serial Number P2652
Unit 73 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country Libya
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Hurricane I P2652

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight LieutenantJames Duncan SMITH (40325) Pilot Hurricane I P2652  AIR81/5847 1941-04-1473 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaKnightsbridge War Cemetery, Ac


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