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Flight Lieutenant Robert William (Bob) HARDCASTLE (42308) of the Royal Air Force

Pilot
Lost in aircraft Hudson IIIa FH460  

Death of Death 1944-08-04 .

Served in 24 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Sec. C. Grave 31. at Mill Hill Cemetery, United Kingdom

More Details: SON OF WILLIAM HENRY AND FLORENCE MARTHA HARDCASTLE; HUSBAND OF STEPHANIE JEANNE HARDCASTLE, OF SHIRLEY, CROYDON, SURREY.

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1620Pilot Officer R W Hardcastle: injured; Hart K4916, 47 Flying Training School; aircraft accident, 2 November 1939.C16359608

London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
42308Robert William HARDCASTLELondon Gazette issue : 35196 , Dated 1941-06-20 , Download #35196
42308Robert William HARDCASTLELondon Gazette issue : 34964 , Dated 1940-10-08 , Download #34964
42308R W HARDCASTLELondon Gazette issue : 35565 , Dated 1942-05-19 , Download #35565

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 1939-01-01 04 Aug 44 Aircraft Name Hudson IIIa Serial Number FH460
Unit 24 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country United Kingdom
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Hudson IIIa FH460

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight LieutenantRobert William (Bob) HARDCASTLE (42308) Pilot Hudson IIIa FH460   1944-08-0424 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMill Hill Cemetery
Flight SergeantLeonard James REASON (362686) Hudson IIIa FH460   1944-08-0424 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHarrow Weald Cemetery
Flight LieutenantGeorge Frederick ROBERTS (45256) Pilot Hudson IIIa FH460   1944-08-0424 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMill Hill Cemetery
Flying OfficerEdward John SMITH (136043) Pilot Hudson IIIa FH460   1944-08-0424 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery
Flying OfficerArthur Milford TINDALE (406605) Hudson IIIa FH460   1944-08-0424 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanRonald Joseph WALTER (541901) Hudson IIIa FH460   1944-08-0424 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMill Hill Cemetery


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