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Flt Lt Brian Leonard George HAWKINS (88874) of the RAFVR

Awards for Brian Leonard George HAWKINS 88874

DateAwardRankName (Number)UnitRibbon
1944-01-14MiDFlt LtBrian Leonard George HAWKINS (88874)
Notification Only London Gazette No. 36329, Dated 1944-01-14

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NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
88874903326 Brian Leonard George HAWKINSLondon Gazette issue : 35037 , Dated 1941-01-07 , Download #35037
88874R A F V R B L G HAWKINSLondon Gazette issue : 36329 , Dated 1944-01-11 , Download #36329
88874B L G HAWKINSLondon Gazette issue : 35845 , Dated 1943-01-01 , Download #35845
88874B L G HAWKINSLondon Gazette supplement : 35498 , Dated 1942-03-24 , Download #35498

Captivity Details for Brian Leonard George HAWKINS 88874

RankName, NumberDetailsDate CapturedUnitPOW NoCamp
Plt OffBrian Leonard George HAWKINS (88874) Hurricane IIb Z3470 1941-10-26245 Sqdn

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AIR81/9863Pilot Officer B L G Hawkins: interned, baled from aircraft, enemy action northern France, Hurricane Z3470, 245 Squadron, 26 November 1941.C16998110

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date: 26 Oct 41 Aircraft: Hurricane IIb Z3470 Unit 245 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , France
SourceHenk Welting's Database
Aircrew details Plt Offr Brian Leonard George HAWKINS(88874)
245 Squadron codes questionHurricane Z3470 was indeed coded ?-DX (as viewed on the port side) and was being flown by F/O Brian Hawkins when he was shot down by flak over Brittany on 26 October 1941. This aircraft was captured largely intact by the Germans. A question mark (?) was used as an extra individual code letter on a number of occasions and not just within 245 sqdn. 32 sqdn famously had a series of them including Spitfire IX MJ730. I have also seen it applied to a Beaufighter. Ian ....Read More.ian94avenge on 21st March 2012 11:01:36
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