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Pilot Officer Peter George TUNSTALL (79551) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve


Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Hampden I X2983
 AIR81/5142

Death of Death 1941-02-15

Served in 50 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Grave 4. at Le Verdon-Sur-Mer Communal Cem, France

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/5142Pilot Officer P G Tunstall, Sergeant J B Barclay: killed; Sergeant F C Bailey, Sergeant B Dixon: prisoners of war; aircraft shot down and crashed near Bordeaux, France, Hampden X2983, 50 Squadron, 15 February 1941. Note: Related files: 4952, 4964C16689240

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Hampden I X2983 Date of Crash: 1941-01-01 15 Feb 41 Unit 50 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , France
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantJohn Bell BARCLAY (748707) Pilot Hampden I X2983  AIR81/5142 1941-02-1550 Sqdn AIR27 FranceLe Verdon-Sur-Mer Communal Cem
Pilot OfficerPeter George TUNSTALL (79551) Hampden I X2983  AIR81/5142 1941-02-1550 Sqdn AIR27 FranceLe Verdon-Sur-Mer Communal Cem
Details Took off from St Eval to lay mines in the Geronne Estuary. Shot down inland from Pointe de la Chambrette.
Source Henk Welting's Database

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