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    Default Looking after a Belgain pilot with name F.A. Van Valkenhur.

    Hi,

    I wonder whether these signs are not pupils from course n°62 or 65 at 32 SFTS.

    We can read the name of Free French Minost and Després but also a Belgian Name F.A. Van Valkenhur.

    Does anybody familiar with this name and can confirm he was in training in Canada in the last months of 1942 /early 1943 ?

    TIA

    Bertrand



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    There was a Dutch pilot by the name of F. van Valkenburg (1814944). He joined 5 PAFU in April 1943 and 322 Squadron in September.

    John

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    Hi Bertrand,

    F/Sgt F.A. van Valkenburg 322 Sqn

    http://www.europeanaf.org/history/322pers.htm

    Mojmír

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    Full name from AIR 78: Frederick Alexander van Valkenburg

    Mojmír

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    Many thanks John and Mojmír for point out Frederick Alexander van Valkenburg from Nederland.

    The two Free French who sign this document never posted as single fighters and after training in Canada - july 42 to january 1943 - went to 18 AFU in UK.

    Do you know if Frederick Alexander van Valkenburg has been posted to 34 then 32 SFTS before to go to 5 (P) AFU ?

    TIA

    Bertrand

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