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Pilot Officer Francis Aloysius CONNOLLY (40676) of the Royal Air Force

Pilot

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Victoria V K2799
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Death of Death 1939-12-19 Age : 24 years.

Served in 70 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Plot N. Grave 34. at Cairo New British Protestant C, Egypt (Map)

More Details: SON OF JOHN AND ANNE CONNOLLY, OF CARTERTON, OXFORDSHIRE.

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Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1745Pilot Officer F A Connolly: killed; Leading Aircraftman F G Powell, Leading Aircraftman N Burrows, Aircraftman J Forrest, Aircraftman W P Hedley: injured; Valentia K2799, 70 Squadron, 19 December 1939. Note: With photographsC16471071

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Victoria V K2799 Date of Crash: 1939-01-01 19 Dec 39 Unit 70 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , Egypt
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Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Casualities in Victoria V K2799

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerFrancis Aloysius CONNOLLY (40676) Pilot Victoria V K2799  Forum Post 1939-12-1970 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptCairo New British Protestant C
Leading AircraftmanFrederick George POWELL (525528) Victoria V K2799  Forum Post 1939-12-2370 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptCairo War Memorial Cemetery

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1939 Unaccounted Airmen Database ReconciliationLeading Aircraftman Frederick George POWELL (525528) 1939-12-23 70 Sqdn Egypt Cairo War Memorial Cemetery 70 Sqn ORB Died Helmieh Hospital on 23.12.23 as a result of injuries received in landing accident at HELWAN on 19.12.39 See also [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=K2799[/url] Pilot Officer Francis Aloysius CONNOLLY (40676) Pilot ....Read More.paulmcmillan on 6th December 2018 03:50:46
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