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Pilot Officer Arthur John CLARK (179515) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

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Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Mosquito FBVI HR237
 

Death of Death 1944-08-16 Age : 22 years.

Served in 151 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Beruges Communal Cemetery, France

More Details: SON OF FREDERICK JOHN AND FLORENCE VERA CLARK, OF EALING, MIDDLESEX.

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/7828Pilot Officer J M Grant (RCAF): killed; Sergeant W F O'Brien, Sergeant A J Clarke, Pilot Officer J F Clayton: prisoners of war; aircraft crashed into the sea off Brest, Hampden AD962, 44 Squadron, 24 July 1941.C16757125

London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
1795151394462 Arthur John CLARKLondon Gazette supplement : 36685 , Dated 1944-09-01 , Download #36685

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Mosquito FB.VI HR237 Date of Crash: 1941-01-01 16 Aug 44 Unit 151 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , France
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerArthur John CLARK (179515) Navigator Mosquito FBVI HR237   1944-08-16151 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBeruges Communal Cemetery
Pilot OfficerFrederick John PARKINSON (175717) Pilot Mosquito FBVI HR237   1944-08-16151 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBeruges Communal Cemetery
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

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