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Pilot Officer Richard Arthur BRYDEN (119712) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Pilot

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Hurricane I V7466
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Death of Death 1942-05-04 Age : 19 years.

Served in 55 OTU

Burial/Commemoration Details : Sec. R. Grave 36. at Annan Cemetery, United Kingdom (Map)

More Details: SON OF CAPT. W. F. BRYDEN, M.C., AND FLOSSIE BRYDEN, OF PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD.

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London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
1197121391755 Richard Arthur BRYDENLondon Gazette issue : 35565 , Dated 1942-05-19 , Download #35565

National Archives AIR81 - Fuzzy Search

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/13988Pilot Officer A R Brydon: killed; Hurricane V7466, 55 Operational Training Unit, aircraft accident at Cooklicks near Cummertrees, Dumfrieshire, 4 May 1942.C17206625

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date: 04 May 42 Aircraft: Hurricane I V7466 Unit 55 OTU Airfield /Crash Location , UK
Details
SourceHenk Welting's Database
Aircrew details Plt Offr Richard Arthur BRYDEN +(119712)
Date: 04 May 42 Aircraft: Hurricane I V7466 Unit 55 OTU Airfield /Crash Location , UK
DetailsCocklicks
SourceAir Britain (Researchers Corner)
Aircrew details
Recorded in CWGC
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerRichard Arthur BRYDEN (119712) Pilot Hurricane I V7466  Forum Post 1942-05-0455 OTU United KingdomAnnan Cemetery

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420504 - Unaccounted airwomen and airmen - 4-5-1942What were the places of death registration for: A - Not found in Flight archives: P/O (Pilot) Richard A. BRYDEN - 119712 (from Trinidad), and ACW2 Jean HARDING - 2093503. B - Killed on active service: LAC Eric A. LANGLEY - 1055142; AC1 Christopher R. ROBINSON - 1345204; P/O John J. (Flight: J.T.) WESTWOOD - 120167, and Sgt Charles A. WHITTLE - 759360. C - Died (?) on active service (difficult to read on scanned copy): ACW2 Evelyn STRETTON - 439937. D - Proposed aircraft losses: Hurricane I - P3881 - 59 OTU - crashed in forced landing near Silloth. Hurricane I - V7466 - 55 OTU - crashed in forced landing Cocklicks, Cummertrees, Dumfries. Lysander II - V9516 - 8 AACU - flew into high ground at night near Old Sarum. Tutor - K4831 - 2 FIS - crashed in forced landing near Brackla. Oxford I - AT739 - 15 (P)AFU - flew into ground Bigby Top, Barnetby, Lincolnshire (already as a casualty on this a/c: Sgt [Pilot] A.B. GOFF - RCAF R/97509 [from USA]). Regards and thanks for your help. Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 11th July 2009 12:17:23

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