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This page commemorates

Pilot Officer Walter TONGE (176020) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Pilot
Lost in aircraft Mosquito FBVI HR134  

Death of Death 1944-06-30 .

Served in 248 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Combrit Churchyard, France

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London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
176020987493 Walter TONGELondon Gazette supplement : 36570 , Dated 1944-06-16 , Download #36570

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 30 Jun 44 Aircraft Name Mosquito FB.VI Serial Number HR134
Unit 248 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country France
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Mosquito FB.VI HR134

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantRichard RIGBY (1107517) Navigator Mosquito FBVI HR134   1944-06-30248 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCombrit Churchyard
Pilot OfficerWalter TONGE (176020) Pilot Mosquito FBVI HR134   1944-06-30248 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCombrit Churchyard


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