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Flight Sergeant Claude Raisin FREEMAN (748023) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve


Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Blenheim IV Z7628
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Death of Death 1941-12-17

Served in 72 OTU

Burial/Commemoration Details : Column 242. at Alamein Memorial, Egypt

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/11085Flight Sergeant C R Freeman, Pilot Officer A G Smith (RCAF), Sergeant P P Hussey, Flight Sergeant W Armour, Sergeant F W Wheeler (RAAF): missing believed killed; aircraft accident near Ras Asis, Egypt, Blenheim Z7628, 72 Operational Training Unit, 17 December 1941.C17058814

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Blenheim IV Z7628 Date of Crash: 1941-01-01 17 Dec 41 Unit 72 OTU Airfield /Crash Location , Egypt
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantWilliam ARMOUR (755697) Blenheim IV Z7628  Ext Link 1941-12-1772 OTU EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantClaude Raisin FREEMAN (748023) Blenheim IV Z7628  Ext Link 1941-12-1772 OTU EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantPeter Patrick HUSSEY (1251148) Blenheim IV Z7628  Ext Link 1941-12-1772 OTU EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerAlexander Gordon SMITH (J/3118) Blenheim IV Z7628  Ext Link 1941-12-1772 OTU EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantFrederick Walter WHEELER (400575) Blenheim IV Z7628  Ext Link 1941-12-1772 OTU EgyptAlamein Memorial
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

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