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Flight Lieutenant Thomas Fraser McCRORIE (68770) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Pilot

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Stirling III EH889
 IBCC

Death of Death 1943-06-23 Age : 27 years.

Served in 75 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Grave 190. at Hemelumer Oldeferd (Molkwerum), Netherlands

More Details: SON OF JOHN ANDREW AND MARGARET MCCRORIE; HUSBAND OF JOAN MCCRORIE, OF BROOM, WARWICKSHIRE.

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London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
687701365093 Thomas Fraser McCRORiELondon Gazette issue : 35217 , Dated 1941-07-11 , Download #35217
68770T F MCCRORIELondon Gazette supplement : 35675 , Dated 1942-08-18 , Download #35675
68770T F McCRORiELondon Gazette supplement : 36122 , Dated 1943-08-03 , Download #36122

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Stirling III EH889 Date of Crash: 23 Jun 43 Unit 75 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , Netherlands
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantEric GRAINGER (625045) Stirling III EH889  IBCC 1943-06-2375 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRaymond Anthony KENNEDY (1003148) Air Gunner Stirling III EH889  IBCC 1943-06-2375 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsWieringermeer (Middenmeer) Gen
Flight LieutenantThomas Fraser McCRORIE (68770) Pilot Stirling III EH889  IBCC 1943-06-2375 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsHemelumer Oldeferd (Molkwerum)
Flight SergeantJames Leonard RICHARDS (404946) Stirling III EH889  IBCC 1943-06-2375 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerWilliam STUCKEY (51042) Navigator Stirling III EH889  IBCC 1943-06-2375 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsWonseradeel (Makkum) Protestan
Warrant Officer Class IIRichard Douglas TOD (R/91741) Wireless Op Stirling III EH889  IBCC 1943-06-2375 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsMedemblik General Cemetery
Warrant Officer Class IIRobert Ernest TOD (R/91742) Wireless Op Stirling III EH889  IBCC 1943-06-2375 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsMedemblik General Cemetery
Details Took off 2348 22 June 1943 from Newmarket. Shot down by a night-fighter (Oblt Lothar Linke 1V.
Source Henk Welting's Database

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