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Sergeant Frederick James YOUNGER (926192) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Pilot
Lost in aircraft Spitfire Ia X4618  AIR81/6096

Death of Death 1941-04-27 .

Served in 53 OTU

Burial/Commemoration Details : New ground. South side. Row 5. Grave 7. at Two-Mile-Hill (St. Michael) Ch, United Kingdom

More Details: SON OF JAMES AND ELIZABETH YOUNGER, OF BRISTOL; HUSBAND OF CECILY RAY YOUNGER, OF BRISTOL.

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Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/6096Sergeant F J Younger, Sergeant A R Rennie: killed; mid air collision between Spitfire X4618 and Spitfire X4546, 53 Operational Training Unit, 27 April 1941.C16755394

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410427 - Unaccounted airmen - 27-4-1941What caused the death of and/or what were the places of death registration for: LAC Arthur S. DAVIS - 1156061; AC2 Hugh R. ELDER - 1001592 - 8 BC, 921 (Balloon) Sqn, Fazakerley; AC2 George C. GRUNDY - 1051471 - 239 Sqn (Gatwick, Surrey); Cpl William LENNON - 855094 - 8 BC, 921 (Balloon) Sqn, Fazakerley; F/Sgt (Wop/Ag) Douglas H. PROUDMAN - 635790; Sgt (Pilot) Andrew RENNIE - RCAF R/69878 - Master aircraft pres. crashed near Oxford; death registered at Ploughley, Oxfordshire; Sgt (Pilot) Ernest H. ROFF - 1376690 - 92 Sqn (Biggin Hill, Kent) - commemorated Panel 51 of the Runnymede Memorial, and Sgt (Pilot) Frederick J. YOUNGER - 926192. Proposed aircraft losses for this day: Spitfire I - X4546 - 53 OTU - collided with Spitfire I X4618 same unit. Regards and thanks for your help. Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 9th September 2008 08:19:31
410427 - Unaccounted airmen - 27-4-1941Sgt E H Roff appears in as Missing Beleived KIA in the Magazine dated October 16th 1941, I think this would lend its weight to suggesting that the date of death was the later one, August 1941. The 22 Sqn men listed same date on Runnymede Arnold, Mackie and Ramsay were listed missing June 26th magazine as are two men from 15 Sqn, Channer and Golding. About half the men from 29 April are also in that list, the remainder seem to be in the June 19th magazine. LAC Arthur S. DAVIS - 1156061; St Albans - Can;t find him in Flight AC2 Hugh R. ELDER - 1001592 - Crosby KOAS June 19th magazine AC2 George C. GRUNDY - 1051471 - Surrey S E DOAS June 19th magazine Cpl William LENNON - 855094 - Crosby KOAS June 19th magazine F/Sgt (Wop/Ag) Douglas H. PROUDMAN - 635790; Died of Wounds or Injuries rec'd on Active Service, June 19th magazine. There is a D H Proudman age 20 registered in Barnstable in the 3rd Qtr or 1941. Does that match a hospital. Both these men appear then in June 26th magazine KOAS Sgt (Pilot) Andrew RENNIE - RCAF R/69878 - Ploughley; A. R. Rennie in Flight magazine. Sgt (Pilot) Frederick J. YOUNGER - 926192. Ploughley; Do we want to contact CWGC about Roff? I can. ....Read More.dennis_burke on 28th October 2009 04:03:42

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