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Flying Officer Herbert STEWART (129230) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Pilot

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Hurricane KZ782
 

Death of Death 1943-11-23 Age : 24 years.

Served in 113 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : 5. E. 8. at Madras War Cemetery, Chennai, India

More Details: SON OF SAMUEL AND AGNES STEWART, OF BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND.

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/6351Aircraftman W H Stoate, Aircraftman W N Petts, Aircraftman J Barritt, Aircraftman L W Brown, Aircraftman G H Stewart, Aircraftman H A P Pickering: injured; enemy action at 11 Initial Training Wing, Scarborough, 10 May 1941.C16755649
AIR81/10246First Officer I H Stewart, Corporal Duncan: injured; aircraft accident at Glen Tannar, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Battle L5301, 4 Ferry Pilots Pool, 15 August 1941.C16998493

London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
1292301114034 Herbert STEWARTLondon Gazette supplement : 35741 , Dated 1942-10-09 , Download #35741
129230H STEWARTLondon Gazette supplement : 35946 , Dated 1943-03-16 , Download #35946

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Hurricane IIC KZ782 Date of Crash: 1941-01-01 22 Nov 43 Unit 113 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location Cholavaram, India
Aircrew details Fg Offr Herbert STEWART*
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerHerbert STEWART (129230) Pilot Hurricane KZ782   1943-11-23113 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaMadras War Cemetery, Chennai
Details Hit ground during aerobatics at Cholavarum. This evening Fg offr Stewart was involved ina flying accident and crashed on teh drome as a result of which he unfortunately died shortly afterwards.
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