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    Default 615 Sqn Battle of France Sgt Pilot Knifed

    I have now read two accounts from memories of Flt Lt Peter Brothers that during the time of Battle of France in May 1940 he was sharing a airfield with 615 Sqn at Mooresele in Belgium

    Brothers was with 32 Sqn at the time

    He says a 615 Sqn Sgt Pilot was found with a "knife in his chest" that was supposed to have been comitted by a refugee can anyone confirm this incident?
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    Was the Sgt dead? If so it will be easy to prove the death on a date and the Form 540, if it survived, will likely refer to it.

    Is there any reference in the book: "After The Battle Then and Now"?

    Colin Cummings

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    Hi all,
    i can confirm that there is no mention of this in 615 squadrons ORB.
    Gerry

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    Reference to what I am talking about

    https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=...%20sqn&f=false

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    OK

    I cannot find a reference to this in BoFtaN

    I can accord for all 615 Pilot Casualties

    This had to have happened prior to May 18th 1940 as that is the date 32 Sqn and 615 Sqn both at Moorsele

    It could of course happened to another Sqn and Brothers was told about it by 615 Sqn and assumed the same Sqn

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