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Lieutenant Keith FAIRWEATHER (542974V) of the South African Air Force

Navigator

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Liberator KG873
 NA/PRO

Death of Death 1944-08-15

Served in 178 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Coll. grave 1. D. 9-13. at Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery, Poland

More Details: SON OF ALEXANDER AND MARGARET C. FAIRWEATHER, OF KROONSTAD, ORANGE FREE STATE.

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Liberator VI KG873 Date of Crash: 15 Aug 44 Unit 178 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , Poland
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantSydney John DAVIS (939218) Air Gunner Liberator KG873  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
LieutenantKeith FAIRWEATHER (542974V) Navigator Liberator KG873  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantCecil Edward FOREMAN (1600152) Wireless Op Liberator KG873  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantSidney Frank HORNE (1713591) Flight Engi Liberator KG873  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
SergeantMatthew Thomas MOUNTAIN (974761) Air Gunner Liberator KG873  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
Flight LieutenantEdwin Charles THYER (123035) Pilot Liberator KG873  NA/PRO 1944-08-15178 Sqdn AIR27 PolandKrakow Rakowicki Cemetery
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

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