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    Default Spitfire P8238, crashed 5th May 1944

    Hi, does anyone have the name of the pilot believed killed when this aircraft struck trees near South Skirlaugh, Yorkshire on 5th May 1944. It was an 53 OTU aircraft of Kirton in Lindsey.

    thanks in advance, regards Rich Allenby

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    Hello Rich

    I have 421366 F/S Robert Bruce Morrison RAAF, buried at Harrogate (Stonefall).

    (Gifts of War)

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    its not digitised but the Australian archives confirm Dave

    MORRISON, Robert Bruce - (Flight Sergeant); Service Number - 421366; File type - Casualty - Repatriation; Aircraft - Spitfire IIA P8238; Place - Arnold Carr, Yorkshire; Date - 5 May 1944

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    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
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    Splendid, many thanks Gents, much appreciated as ever, Rich Allenby

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