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Flying Officer John Alexander NEILSON (J/14736) of the Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot
Lost in aircraft Beaufighte  NA/PRO  NA/PRO

Death of Death 1944-08-18 .

Served in 19 Sqdn SAAF

Burial/Commemoration Details : 8. E. 9. at Belgrade War Cemetery, Serbia

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W/O H D. Scott. 19 SquadronPeter, According to the old printed version of the CWGC register all of the following are buried in Belgrade under death date of 18 Aug 44. All appear as serving with 19 Sqn SAAF (Allison's 'The Shall Grow Not Old' confirms 19 Sqn SAAF so for the RCAF man): Fg Off REID James Robert Fraser 152081 RAFVR (Nav) Flt Sgt GANTZ Basil 1395278 RAFVR (Nav) Fg Off NEILSON John Alexander J/14736 RCAF (Pilot) Flt Sgt McDERMOTT William 1007187 RAFVR (Nav/WOp) Wt Off SCOTT Henry Donald 981101 RAFVR (Pilot) Gp Capt POWELL John Alexander - DSO OBE RAF (Pilot?) 19 Sqn SAAF was flying Beaufighters at the time. Must have been a bad day at the office, if three went down on the same date. Errol ....Read More.Errol Martyn on 26th August 2008 05:47:26

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