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    Default Sgt R W. Brewin. 3 Squadron.

    Looking for the details leading to this airman's loss. Any help would be appreciated.

    Regards
    Peter.

    Name: BREWIN, RICHARD WHITTINGTON
    Initials: R W
    Nationality: United Kingdom
    Rank: Sergeant (Pilot)
    Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    Unit Text: 3 Sqdn.
    Age: 20
    Date of Death: 29/04/1941
    Service No: 745551
    Additional information: Son of Leonard James Brewin and Irene Brewin, of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.
    Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
    Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 749.
    Cemetery: SHIREBROOK CEMETERY

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    From google search, suggests:

    North Sea off Walton on the Naze
    Crashed into the sea
    Killed whilst flying Hurricane IIc Z.3064

    http://www.martleshamheath-rollofhonour.co.uk/html/details_21.html

    Someone might be able to confirm.

    He is listed as Killed on Active Service.
    Dennis Burke
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    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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    Many thanks Dennis, you turned up trumps again

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    Peter

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    Sorry to come up with a difficult (making) question ! I've an unconfirmed source that BREWIN was killed flying Z2701. Please advise.
    Regards,
    Henk.

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