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Flying Officer John James COTTER (C/1588) of the Royal Canadian Air Force


Lost in aircraft Hudson RCAF 770  Forum Post

Death of Death 1940-06-10 .

Served in 7 Sqdn RCAF

Burial/Commemoration Details : Centre Sec. Plot D. Grave 92. at Halifax (Holy Cross) Roman Cat, Canada

More Details: SON OF CLIFFORD JOHN AND JESSIE ANN COTTER, OF HALIFAX.

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 10 Jun 40 16 Jul 41 22 Aug 41 02 Feb 42 Aircraft Name Hudson I Serial Number RCAF 770
Unit RCAF Rockcliffe Operating Airfield Country Canada
Aircrew details
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Source Henk Welting's Database Henk Welting's Database Henk Welting's Database Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Hudson I RCAF 770

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 1st ClassOscar David BROWNFIELD (R/51048) Hudson RCAF 770  Forum Post 1940-06-107 Sqdn RCAF AIR27 CanadaBig River Cemetery
Flying OfficerJohn James COTTER (C/1588) Hudson RCAF 770  Forum Post 1940-06-107 Sqdn RCAF AIR27 CanadaHalifax (Holy Cross) Roman Cat
Aircraftman 1st ClassJames Edward NESBITT (R/51105) Hudson RCAF 770  Forum Post 1940-06-107 Sqdn RCAF AIR27 CanadaSaskatoon (Woodlawn) Cemetery


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