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Lieutenant A F SMITH (205411V) of the South African Air Force

Pilot
Lost in aircraft Dakota IV KN332  details/r/C2502975#P191

Death of Death 1945-04-19 .

Served in 28 Sqdn SAAF

Burial/Commemoration Details : Plot 10. Row A. Grave 1. at Mazargues War Cemetery, Marsei, France

More Details: SON OF SAMUEL W. SMITH AND MARIA SMITH, OF WITBANK, TRANSVAAL, SOUTH AFRICA; HUSBAND OF ELIZABETH M. SMITH, O WITBANK.

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/153Flying Officer A F Smith, Pilot Officer J G C Salmond, Sergeant E H Williams, Leading Aircraftman F A S Haynes, Corporal R S Bryson and Aircraftman 1st Class J Booth: missing presumed dead; Wellington IA9234 failed to return from air operations to attack Stavanger Aerodrome, Norway, 18 April 1940.C14141932
AIR81/7983Sergeant G C Leverrier (RCAF): killed; Pilot Officer R N Rostance, Sergeant D P Langley, Sergeant J A Redgrave, Sergeant M P Flood (RCAF), Sergeant A F Smith: injured; aircraft accident, Wellington Z2826, 20 Operational Training Unit, 30 July 1941.C16757280

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 1941-01-01 19 Apr 45 Aircraft Name Dakota IV Serial Number KN332
Unit 28 Sqdn SAAF Operating Airfield Country France
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Dakota IV KN332

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
LieutenantHarry Noel GREENBERG (206825V) Pilot Dakota IV KN332  details/r/C2502975#P191 1945-04-1928 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 FranceMazargues War Cemetery, Marsei
CorporalTrevor GRIFFITHS (580571V) Wireless Operator Dakota IV KN332  details/r/C2502975#P191 1945-04-1928 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 FranceMazargues War Cemetery, Marsei
LieutenantLloyd Charles LORAM (542593V) Navigator Dakota IV KN332  details/r/C2502975#P191 1945-04-1928 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 FranceMazargues War Cemetery, Marsei
LieutenantA F SMITH (205411V) Pilot Dakota IV KN332  details/r/C2502975#P191 1945-04-1928 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 FranceMazargues War Cemetery, Marsei


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