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Aircraftman 1st Class John Joseph WALSH (233835) of the Royal Air Force

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Death of Death 1939-09-04 .

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AIR81/5256Pilot Officer J J Walsh: died of injuries; shot down, aerial combat off coast of Malta, Hurricane V7346, 261 Squadron, 2 March 1941. Note: Related file: 5021C16689354

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J/20737 W J K Dickson RCAFHi Dave/Dennis Thanks for your replies. I can't get my head around the CG site. Might as well post the details: 5-11-1943 No.7(C) OTU Wellington VIII (T.B.) LB247 Aircraft flew into hill in bad visibility, 1 mile east of Limavady, Co.Derry. 1600 hours. AUS404360 F/O (Inst.) Billy McFADDEN RAAF - Injured CAN. J/20737 F/O (Capt.) William Joseph Knolten DICKSON RCAF - Injured CAN. J/24256 P/O (2nd Pilot) Oliver Hanton MENNIE RCAF - Injured (+ 21-7-44 - 415 Sqn RCAF.) AUS414296 F/O (Nav.) Loyal Francis McINNES RAAF - Injured AUS426210 F/Sgt (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Maurice WILLIAMS RAAF - Injured AUS426186 F/Sgt (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Ray Alexander SMYTH RAAF - Injured (+ 23-3-44 - 461 Sqn RAAF) AUS422770 F/Sgt (W.Op./Air Gnr.) John Joseph WALSH RAAF + (Buried Limavady [St.Mary] Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, Londonderry). Your help much appreciated, Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 16th February 2010 10:42:06
Fly Off Peter Wyatt-Smith, Malta 1941Hi Alex, Brian Cull, in 'Hurricanes Over Malta' (p.309), mentions the following: Appendix V (notes). The six pilots (ferrying Hurricanes from Takoradi to Abu Sueir), were Flg Off C D Whittingham, Plt Offs P A Worrall, P Wyatt-Smith, J J Walsh, a Canadian, I R Currie and Sgt A H Deacon, all of whom ended up at Malta. It transpired that Ian Currie had contracted cerebral malaria at Takoradi, and died shortly after reaching the island. Wyatt-Smith also fell ill following his arrival in Malta. Wyatt-Smith's arrival at Malta (20-1-1941), is mentioned on p.58. See: Hurricanes Over Malta June 1940 - April 1942. Cull,Brian & Frederick Galea. London:Grub Street,2001. p.309 The above does not preclude him from being shot down. Perhaps Brian Cull can elaborate on Wyatt-Smith's activities at Malta. Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 18th April 2010 06:09:03
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