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    Default W A S Evill, 2SFTS, 1940/41.

    Following the earlier success and assistance.

    Any ideas on this chap?

    Regards,

    Nick

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    Possible?

    Name: EVILL, WILLIAM ALLEN STRATHERN
    Initials: W A S
    Nationality: United Kingdom
    Rank: Pilot Officer (Pilot)
    Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    Unit Text: 10 Sqdn.
    Age: 18
    Date of Death: 19/08/1941
    Service No: 102082
    Additional information: Son of Air Chief Marshal Sir Douglas Claude Strathern Evill, G.B.E., K.C.B., D.S.C., A.F.C, and of Lady Evill (nee Kleinwort), of Winchester.
    Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
    Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave 1-3.
    Cemetery: REKEM COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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    More info about him (from page 21 onwards)

    http://www.10sqnass.co.uk/content/pdfs/n31.pdf

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    Amrit,

    Thanks again. That is my man.

    Having read the story, 16 Years old when first in charge of a crew!!!!!

    Wow.

    Nick

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    Gazette Issue 35254 published on the 22 August 1941. Page 16 of 78

    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
    GENERAL DUTIES BRANCH.
    The undermentioned are granted commissions for the duration of hostilities:
    As Pilot Officers on probation.
    Sergeants.
    28th June 1941.
    1166733 William Alan Strathern EVILL (102082).
    Dennis Burke
    - Dublin

    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
    www.ww2irishaviation.com

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