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Flight Sergeant Robert Frederick JAMES (R/114619) of the Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Wellington III HF632
 IBCC

Death of Death 1942-12-14 Age : 19 years.

Served in 22 OTU

Burial/Commemoration Details : Grave 4217. at Stratford-On-Avon Cemetery, United Kingdom

More Details: SON OF CURFEW AND MILDRED LENOR JAMES, OF REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA.

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Wellington III HF632 Date of Crash: 14 Dec 42 Unit 22 OTU Airfield /Crash Location , United Kingdom
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantRussell George CAUSIER (R/120674) Air Gunner Wellington III HF632  IBCC 1942-12-1422 OTU United KingdomStratford-On-Avon Cemetery
Flight SergeantRobert Frederick JAMES (R/114619) Pilot Wellington III HF632  IBCC 1942-12-1422 OTU United KingdomStratford-On-Avon Cemetery
Pilot OfficerLawrence Edley LASBY (J/13075) Air Observe Wellington III HF632  IBCC 1942-12-1422 OTU United KingdomStratford-On-Avon Cemetery
Pilot OfficerRaymond Herbert MILLER (130505) Bomb Aimer Wellington III HF632  IBCC 1942-12-1422 OTU United KingdomSheffield (Crookes) Cemetery
SergeantSydney Ernest SWALLOW (1272011) Wireless Op Wellington III HF632  IBCC 1942-12-1422 OTU United KingdomCanterbury Cemetery, Kent
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

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