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Pilot Officer James Alan Frederick SOWREY (87658) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Pilot
Lost in aircraft Oxford I P1967  AIR81/7153

Death of Death 1941-06-24 .

Served in 6 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : 4. H. 5. at Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt

More Details: SON OF AIR COMMODORE JOHN SOWREY, A.F.C., AND SYBIL AUDREY SOWREY, OF HYTHE, KENT.

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/7153Flying Officer J A F Sowrey: killed; aircraft failed to return from operational flight over Sidi Barrani, Egypt, Hurricane P1967, 6 Squadron, 24 June 1941.C16756450

London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
87658903281 James Alan Frederick SOWREYLondon Gazette issue : 35005 , Dated 1940-12-03 , Download #35005

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 1941-01-01 08 Oct 41 Aircraft Name Oxford I Serial Number P1967
Unit 6 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country Egypt
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Oxford I P1967

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerJames Alan Frederick SOWREY (87658) Pilot Oxford I P1967  AIR81/7153 1941-06-246 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanDavid Robert Wallace STIVEN (1027510) U/T Pilot Oxford I P1967  Forum Post 1941-10-0814 SFTS United KingdomLuton Church Burial Ground


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