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    Default F/L DW Smith - 84 Sqn

    Hello,

    This officer served with 84 Sqn and was the pilot of Brigand of RH817 when the latter crashed on 9 March 1950. There are many 'DW Smith' possible. Any idea of who he is?

    A clue. Seems that he retired as a wing commander.

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    Default Re: F/L DW Smith - 84 Sqn

    Hi Phil,

    1678172 Derek Wesley SMITH (193425)

    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/all-not...s-page-size=10

    Scorpion News No 84 SQUADRON ASSOCIATION ROYAL AIR FORCE

    page No. 18

    Flight Lieutenant Derek Wesley Smith - RAFVR
    Pilot 1947-50
    We were all very sorry to learn that Derek Smith had died on the 19th April
    2011 aged 87, in a hospice in Cornwall after a short illness.

    http://84squadron.co.uk/wp-content/u...-June-2011.pdf

    Regards

    Mojmir

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    Default Re: F/L DW Smith - 84 Sqn

    Quote Originally Posted by vrajm View Post
    Hi Phil,

    1678172 Derek Wesley SMITH (193425)

    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/all-not...s-page-size=10

    Scorpion News No 84 SQUADRON ASSOCIATION ROYAL AIR FORCE

    page No. 18

    Flight Lieutenant Derek Wesley Smith - RAFVR
    Pilot 1947-50
    We were all very sorry to learn that Derek Smith had died on the 19th April
    2011 aged 87, in a hospice in Cornwall after a short illness.

    http://84squadron.co.uk/wp-content/u...-June-2011.pdf

    Regards

    Mojmir
    Excellent Mojmir. Thank you
    Phil

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