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Sergeant Robert Neville (Bob) BIRKHEAD (955477) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Wireless Operator
Lost in aircraft R4939  AIR81/6136

Death of Death 1941-04-29 .

Served in 10 OTU

Burial/Commemoration Details : Sec. M/23. Grave 15. at Nottingham Northern Cemetery, United Kingdom

More Details: SON OF JAMES BYRON BIRKHEAD AND AGNES M. BIRKHEAD. HIS BROTHER, GEORGE THOMAS BIRKHEAD, ALSO DIED ON SERVICE.

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Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/5949Sergeant L J Nelmes: injured; Pilot Officer D F MacKenzie, Sergeant J W Graney, Pilot Officer D Skillings, Sergeant R N Birkhead, Sergeant D F Percival: uninjured; aircraft accident, Whitley N1439, 10 Operational Training Unit, 17 April 1941.C16755247
AIR81/6136Pilot Officer L S Bradburn, Sergeant V G Pledge, Sergeant D F Percival, Sergeant R N Birkhead: killed; aircraft accident, Whitley R4939, 10 Operational Training Unit, 29 April 1941.C16755434

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