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    FAA in home waters
    June 1944

    6 - Spitfire V - 808 Sqn - EN821 - S/Lt. H.A.Cogill - Killed.
    6 - Seafire III - 885 Sqn - NF533 - S/Lt. A.H.Bassett - Killed.
    7 - Barracuda II - 828 Sqn - BV798 - S/Lt. B.C.Green ; S/Lt.A.F.Bateman ; LA. E.W.Allison - All Killed.
    7 - Barracuda II - 828 Sqn - DP985 - S/Lt. D.C.Smith ; S/Lt. D. McKean ; LA. L.J. Sutton - All Killed.
    7 - Seafire III - 808 Sqn - NF486 - Cdr. J.M.Keene - POW.
    7 - Seafire III - 885 Sqn - NF535 - Lt/CDR. S.L. Devonald - Ditched, rescued uninjured.
    7 - Seafire III - 886 Sqn - NF482 - S/Lt. R.J.Foxley - force landed, returned OK.
    7 - Seafire III - 886 Sqn - NF534 - Lt/CDR. P.E.I.Bailey - OK.
    7 - Seafire III - 886 Sqn - NF541 - Lt. D.B.Law - unhurt.
    7 - Seafire III - 899 Sqn - NF444 - S/Lt. K.S.Roberts RNZN - Killed.
    9 - Hellcat I - 1847 Sqn - FN404 ( By No. 26057 ) - S/Lt. T. Limbosch - RNIN - Killed.
    10 - Barracuda II - 769 Sqn - DR187 - S/Lt. J.W.M.Mellows - Killed.
    10 - Seafire III - 886 Sqn - NF542 - S/Lt. R.G.Kennett - Killed.
    11 - Reliant I - Henstridge - FK872 - Lt. G.D.C.Norman ; Lt. H.J.Speaks - Both Killed.
    11 - Seafire LF.Ic - 807 Sqn - LR751 - S/Lt. J.A.Waugh RNZN - Killed.
    20 - Barracuda II - 821 Sqn - DR219 - Mid. J.S.M.Keys ; Mid. J.W.Phillips ; LA.A.D.Mills - All killed.
    24 - Firefly I - 1770 Sqn - Z1891 - Lt. H.A.MacKay RNZN ; S/Lt. H.K.Slater - Both Killed.
    26 - Firefly I - 1772 Sqn - Z1947 - S/Lt. H. Garbutt ; Mid. K.R.O.Neuschild - Both Killed.
    27 - Chesapeake - 770 Sqn - AL934 - S/Lt. F.C.Ball - Killed ; LA. W.A.Grosset - DoI.

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    June 7th 1944

    7 - Seafire III - 808 Sqn - NF486 - Cdr. J.M.Keene - POW.


    He is ..

    Jack Morris Keene-Miller aka Jack Morris ISRAEL


    27086 Jack Morris ISRAEL F/O 29.06.33 Class A
    THE LONDON GAZETTE, 28 MARCH, 1941
    The undermentioned relinquish their commissions on appointment to commissions in
    the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. 16th
    July 1940: —
    Flying Officers.
    Jack Morris ISRAEL (27086)



    Jack Morris Keene-Miller
    Royal Navy


    Name Change
    abt 1940 • Jersey, Channel Islands
    Jack Morris Keene-Miller




    CENTRAL CHANCERY OF THE ORDERS
    OF KNIGHTHOOD.
    St. James's Palace, S.W.i.
    December, 1944.
    The KING has been graciously pleased to
    give orders for the following appointments to
    the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire :


    To be an Additional Officer of the Military
    Division of the said Most Excellent Order :
    Acting Temporary Commander (A) Jack Morris
    Keene-Miller, R.N.V.R., i
    for gallantry and devotion to duty

    He was leading light in Channel Islands Airways and evacuated from Jersey in ww2

    https://www.theislandwiki.org/index....es_beginning_K


    "Flight" Directory of British Aviation -
    Page 402books.google.co.uk › books
    PAGE 402
    KEENE - MILLER , Commander Jack Morris O.B.E. , A.R.A.S. b .: Dec , 16 , 1905 . Educ .: Huddersfield College Served R.A.F. , 1928-33 ;
    joined Jersey Airways , Lid . , as pilot , 1934 ; staff pilot , 1939 ; served in F.A.A . 1940-45 released from RN 1945
    General Manager , Channel Islands Airways , 1946 ; Managing Director , 1947 , until transferred B.E.A .; Manager . Channel Islands Area , B.E.A. , 1947-70 ; Retired 1970 . Clubs : R.A.F. , Naval

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