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Corporal Ronald WILSON (566297) of the Royal Air Force

Fitter II/Air Gunner

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Blenheim I L1466
 AIR81/1770

Death of Death 1940-01-04 Age : 23 years.

Served in 23 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Sec. G. Grave 542. at Hetton Cemetery, United Kingdom (Map)

More Details: SON OF LT. ALEXANDER WILSON, THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY AND MARGARET ETHEL WILSON, OF HETTON-LE-HOLE. HIS BROTHER, GEORGE SHAFTO WILSON, ALSO DIED ON SERVICE.

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AIR81/1770Pilot Officer R G A Barritt, Corporal R Wilson: died of injuries; Aircraftman A A Wilson: killed; aircraft accident, Blenheim L1466, 23 Squadron, 4 January 1940. Note: With planC16471109

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Blenheim If L1466 Date of Crash: 1940-01-01 04 Jan 40 Unit 23 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , United Kingdom
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Source Henk Welting's Database
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerRoy Graham Anthony BARRITT (76454) Pilot Blenheim I L1466  AIR81/1770 1940-01-0423 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomEast Finchley Cemetery And St.
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAlfred Andrew WILSON (624397) Air Gunner Blenheim I L1466  AIR81/1770 1940-01-0423 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomMiddlesbrough (Linthorpe) Ceme
CorporalRonald WILSON (566297) Fitter II/A Blenheim I L1466  AIR81/1770 1940-01-0423 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHetton Cemetery

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