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    Default W/C. B E F. Finucane DSO, DFC**

    The entry for the loss of W/C. Finucane in the CWGC site gives his squadron as No.602. The entry in FCL - Franks, gives No.154.

    Could it please be confirmed which is correct.

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    Hello,

    I think neither since he was Wing Commander Flying Hornchurch Wing from 21 June 1942.

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    Many thanks for your reply.

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    154 was based at Hornchurch from 7/6/42 until 27/7/42, so "Paddy" may well have been flying with them when he was lost.
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    Default W/C B.E.F. Funcane DSO, DFC**

    Pilot Officer Alan Frederick Aikman, RCAF, a member of No.154 Squadron since January 1942, was wingman to W/C Paddy Finucane when the latter killed in action.

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    Bill - Hugh

    Thanks for the confirmation

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    Paddy Finucane will always be remembered as a gallant airman who uttered the famous last words " This is it chaps ".

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