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Flying Officer Michael Freeling PAYNE (132877) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

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Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Beaufighter TFX NE198
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Death of Death 1944-08-26 Age : 23 years.

Served in 404 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Joint grave 1. at Le Verdon-Sur-Mer Communal Cem, France

More Details: SON OF WILLIAM AND ARMETTA PAYNE, OF HARROGATE, YORKSHIRE.

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London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
1328771450495 Michael Freeling PAYNELondon Gazette supplement : 35894 , Dated 1943-02-05 , Download #35894
132877M F PAYNELondon Gazette supplement : 36059 , Dated 1943-06-15 , Download #36059

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Beaufighter TF.X NE198 Date of Crash: 26 Aug 44 Unit 404 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , France
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Squadron LeaderJames Albert HANWAY (J/5986) Pilot Beaufighter TFX NE198  Ext Link 1944-08-26404 Sqdn AIR27 FranceLe Verdon-Sur-Mer Communal Cem
Flying OfficerMichael Freeling PAYNE (132877) Navigator Beaufighter TFX NE198  Ext Link 1944-08-26404 Sqdn AIR27 FranceLe Verdon-Sur-Mer Communal Cem
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Source Coastal Command and Fleet Air Arm Losses Forum Henk Welting's Database

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