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Sergeant William Brownlie GILCHRIST (1370571) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Wireless Op./Air Gunner

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Wellington HZ427
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Death of Death 1943-08-13 Age : 28 years.

Served in 70 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Coll. grave VIII. H. 11-12. at Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily, Italy (Map)

More Details: SON OF JOHN AND SARAH BROWNLIE GILCHRIST; HUSBAND OF MARY ROSS GILCHRIST, OF BEXLEYHEATH, KENT.

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Wellington X HZ427 Date of Crash: 13 Aug 43 Unit 70 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , Italy
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Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Casualities in Wellington X HZ427

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantStuart Bertram BILLING (1382317) Pilot Wellington HZ427  Forum Post 1943-08-1370 Sqdn AIR27 ItalySyracuse War Cemetery, Sicily
Flight SergeantJohn Ronald CLARK (1376137) Wireless Op Wellington HZ427  Forum Post 1943-08-1370 Sqdn AIR27 ItalySyracuse War Cemetery, Sicily
Pilot OfficerWalter CRAIG (J/18106) Air Gunner Wellington HZ427  Forum Post 1943-08-1370 Sqdn AIR27 ItalySyracuse War Cemetery, Sicily
Flight SergeantJames Eyval DUFF (411130) Wellington HZ427  Forum Post 1943-08-1370 Sqdn AIR27 ItalySyracuse War Cemetery, Sicily
SergeantWilliam Brownlie GILCHRIST (1370571) Wireless Op Wellington HZ427  Forum Post 1943-08-1370 Sqdn AIR27 ItalySyracuse War Cemetery, Sicily
Flight SergeantCharles Edward PRINCE (1379759) Pilot Wellington HZ427  Forum Post 1943-08-1370 Sqdn AIR27 ItalySyracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

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F/S. J E. Duff RAAF. 70 Squadron. 13/8/43Hello Peter, 13/8/1943 No.70 Sqn. Wellington X HZ427 Missing - Messina 1379759 F/Sgt (Pilot) Charles Edward PRINCE + 1382317 F/Sgt (Pilot) Stuart Bertram BILLING + AUS411130 F/Sgt James Eyval DUFF RAAF + 1376137 F/Sgt (W.Op./Air Gnr.) John Ronald CLARK + 1370571 Sgt (W.Op./Air Gnr.) William Brownlie GILCHRIST + CAN R/90569 F/Sgt (Air Gnr.) Walter CRAIG RCAF + Serial needs confirmation. All buried Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily. Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 5th July 2009 05:31:40

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