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    Default P/O J.F.Y.A. Boulanger, RCAF - 16 Aug 1941 - 615 Sqn

    Can anyone tell me the details of how this pilot met his end? He would have been in a Hurricane, a Mk I or possibly a Mk II, and at this date, 615 Sqn was flying out of RAF Valley.

    His full name was Joseph Francois Yves Albert Boulanger (J/4113), so he probably went by Francois. He was from Lachine, Quebec.

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    David

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    Hi

    I have him as probably being killed whilst flying Hurricane IIA, Z2578 of No 615 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Llanddeusant on Anglesey.

    Malcolm

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    Hello,

    The ORB gives the crash site location as "Llanfigael". He was on a formation practice flight with Sgt Spencer.

    No entry in the form 541 as this was a training flight. Z2578 was indeed on strenght of No. 615 Squadron earlier that month.

    Joss

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    Thanks Joss. My subject, P/O Arthur Stephen, crashed due to engine failure in July and later in the ORB, for August, I notice mention of "contaminated glycol". I will post a question about that in a separate thread.
    David

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