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    Default 18 Feb 41, Hurricane V7026, pilots name?

    Another quicky, is anyone able to give the name of the pilot believed killed when this aircraft, of 1 Sqdn RCAF, crashed on or near Bridlington Golf Course, Yorkshire please?

    regards Rich Allenby

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    F/Lt. Joseph Benedict Reynolds is a candidate from CWGC on that date. No. 1 Sqn.

    Scopwick Cemetery is in Lincolnshire, and they were based at RAF Digby.

    Toronto Star for 22-2-41 has him listed as "KIA" but said there were no details.

    REYNOLDS, JOSEPH BENEDICT
    Initials: J B
    Nationality: Canadian
    Rank: Flight Lieutenant (Pilot)
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force
    Unit Text: 1 (R.A.F.) Sqdn
    Age: 27
    Date of Death: 18/02/1941
    Service No: C/932
    Additional information: Son of Martin T. Reynolds and Catherine Reynolds, of Lake Lenore, Saskatchewan, Canada. B.A.
    Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
    Grave/Memorial Reference: Row 2. Grave 35.
    Cemetery: SCOPWICK CHURCH BURIAL GROUND
    Last edited by dfuller52; 23rd January 2009 at 17:49. Reason: added info
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    Default 18 Feb 41, Hurricane V7026, pilots name?

    Very many thanks, much appreciated.

    regards Rich

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    Hi Rich

    I can confirm RFeynolds was registered in Buckrose so Bridlington is highly likely

    Malcolm

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