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Flying Officer Peter COLLARD (90402) of the Royal Air Force

Pilot

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Hurricane I P3109
 AIR81/1398

Death of Death 1940-08-14 Age : 24 years.

Served in 615 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Row 1. Grave 10. at Oye-Plage Communal Cemetery, France (Map)

More Details: SON OF CHARLES JOHN AND GLADYS MARY COLLARD; HUSBAND OF ANNETTE CHRISTINA COLLARD, OF ASHTEAD, SURREY.

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Awards for Peter COLLARD 90402

DateAwardRankName (Number)UnitRibbon
1940-08-23DFCFg OffrPeter COLLARD (90402)615 Sqdn
Flying Officer Peter COLLARD (90402), Auxiliary Air Force, since reported missing. During operations in France, and in particular during a period in May, 1940, this officer took part in almost every patrol undertaken by the squadron and destroyed two enemy aircraft. Since his return to England, Flying Officer Collard has continued his excellent work- and has destroyed a further four enemy aircraft. London Gazette No. 34929, Dated 1940-08-23

London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
90402Pilot Officer Peter COLLARDLondon Gazette supplement : 34674 , Dated 1939-09-08 , Download #34674

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Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1398Flying Officer P Collard: report of death; Hurricane P3109 failed to return from air operations, 14 August 1940.C14502764

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date: 14 Aug 40 Aircraft: Hurricane I P3109 Unit 615 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , UK/Sea
Details
SourceHenk Welting's Database
Aircrew details Fg Offr Peter COLLARD +(90402)
Recorded in CWGC
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerPeter COLLARD (90402) Pilot Hurricane I P3109  AIR81/1398 1940-08-14615 Sqdn AIR27 FranceOye-Plage Communal Cemetery

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Kenley memorial : location ?Hello, Thanks to all, I think I should find it straight away. I've definitively found exactly where it lays, using the max resolution of GE and scanning the whole peritrack. There's a little access with a gate, so I should be able to get there and take my few pictures. I also found a "Collard close" near the Surrey Gliding club. Will get there too and take a picture of the street plaque, as I presume the name comes from F/O Peter COLLARD, DFC (90402), a BoB pilot from Kenley who was killed in action on 14th August 1940. He's buried in Oye-Plage so he's also a "local" for me, even if his Hurricane actually came down in the North Sea. Amazing all the details that one can find, either scrutinising such pictures, or by traveling. Joss ....Read More.jossleclercq on 9th August 2011 02:29:33

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