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    FAA in home waters
    December 1943

    2 - Martinet I - 794 Sqn - MS512,
    PO. G.P.Hagerty & NA1c. D. White both killed.

    7 - Swordfish II - 836 Sqn - HS454,
    S/Lt. W.H.H.Small, MiD. A.A.Douglas-Matheson, LA. S.A.Page. All killed.

    8 - Swordfish II - 860 Sqn - HS274,
    S/Lt.J.Every, RNIN, S/Lt.J.G.Hoffman, RNIN, Lt. J. Smeaton. All killed.

    9 - Barracuda II - 830 Sqn - DP927,
    S/Lt. R.D.West, S/Lt. J.Brown, LA. E.W.Kelly. All killed.

    14/15 - Barracuda II - 829 Sqn - P9890,
    S/Lt. R.J.Gall, RNZN, S/Lt. C.J.Hatton, LA.J.T.Elliott. All killed.

    18 - Chesapeake I - 770 Sqn - AL915,
    S/Lt. G.A.Danby, LA. H.McEntee. Both killed.

    19 - Martlet IV - 759 Sqn - FN142,
    MiD. B.J.Charlton. Killed.

    20 - Barracuda II - 747 Sqn - P9828,
    S/Lt. G.F.Hopewell, S/Lt. W.H.R.Young, LA.D. Buttery. All killed.

    24 - Sea Hurricane In - 759 Sqn - V7681,
    S/Lt. T.D.Steele, killed.

    26 - Swordfish II - 766 Sqn - HS556,
    S/Lt. R.B.Cassels, OK.

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    Hello Alex,

    Excuse my ignorance but do you have a confirmed source for the loss of Martinet MS512?

    Kind regards,

    Tim

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    Hello Tim,

    For the a/c serial number, squadron, date and names - FAA Aircraft 1939-1945.
    For the connection of a/cserial number and date - Henk's list for December.
    For confirmation of names date - CWGC and Family History - Royal Navy and Naval history.net

    All the best
    Alex

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