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Pilot Officer William Mead Lindsley FISKE (78092) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Pilot
Lost in aircraft Hurricane I P3358  AIR81/1473

Death of Death 1940-08-17 .

Served in 601 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Sec. F. Grave 2. at Boxgrove (Ss. Mary And Blaise), United Kingdom

More Details: BORN IN THE U.S.A. ONE OF ONLY TWO AMERICANS WHO DIED IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN. ON 4TH JULY, 1941 THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR AIR, SIR ARCHIBALD SINCLAIR, UNVEILED A MEMORIAL PLAQUE TO FISKE, IN THE CRYPT OF ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL..

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1473Pilot Officer W M L Fiske: report of death from injuries; Hurricane P3358 in air operations, 16 August 1940. Note: With photographC14503031

London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
78092William Mead Lindsley FISKELondon Gazette issue : 34831 , Dated 1940-04-16 , Download #34831
78092William Mead Lindsley FISKELondon Gazette supplement : 34932 , Dated 1940-08-27 , Download #34932

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 1940-01-01 16 Aug 40 Aircraft Name Hurricane I Serial Number P3358
Unit 601 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country United Kingdom
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Hurricane I P3358

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerWilliam Mead Lindsley FISKE (78092) Pilot Hurricane I P3358  AIR81/1473 1940-08-17601 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBoxgrove (Ss. Mary And Blaise)


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