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    Hi

    I'm looking for more information on Mark Lee RAF No. 89826. Flying with 217 Squadron he was shot down on 9/12/41 and buried in the Netherlands.

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    Sally-Anne

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    Sally-Anne, Here is your man's commissioning:
    Air Ministry,
    4th February, 1941.
    ROYAL AIR FORCE.
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
    GENERAL DUTIES BRANCH.
    The undermentioned are granted commissions for the duration of hostilities:
    28th Dec. 1940.
    As Pilot Officers on probation.
    Leading Aircraftman.
    (Seniority 22nd Dec. 1940.)
    912394 Mark LEE (89826).
    Regards, Terry

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    Cheers Terry

    Any idea what operation he was flying when he was shot down?

    Motherbird

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    Default Mark Lee 217 Squadron 1941

    Hello Sally-Anne,

    He was a crewmember of Beaufort I AW190 MW-K from 217 Sqn. Aircraft shot down on a Shipping Strike operation off Dutch Coast (Den Helder).

    Source: Ross McNeill

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    Finn Buch

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    Sally-Anne, Sorry, no further info. Regards, Terry

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    Thanks all
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