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Pilot Officer Frank Twain POOLE (42722) of the Royal Air Force


Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Wellington Ic R3235

Death of Death 1940-07-26

Served in 75 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Plot 69. Row A. Grave 17. at Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery, Netherlands (Map)


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NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
42722Frank Twain POOLELondon Gazette issue : 34849 , Dated 1940-05-14 , Download #34849
42722Frank Twain POOLELondon Gazette issue : 34700 , Dated 1939-10-03 , Download #34700
142722METEOROLOGICAL BRANCH appointment to commission Harold GARNETTLondon Gazette supplement : 36223 , Dated 1943-10-22 , Download #36223

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Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1207Flying Officer W M Coleman, Pilot Officer F T Poole, Sergeant N W Brown, Sergeant W E Neville, Sergeant J A Dowds and Sergeant W D F Annan: missing presumed dead; Wellington R3235 in air operations in the region of Hamm and Haltern, Germany, 26 July 1940.C14503146

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date: 26 Jul 40 Aircraft: Wellington IC R3235 Unit 75 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , IJsselmeer
DetailsTook off from Feltwell Crashed near Amsterdam Holland cause unknown where the entire crew are buried in th New Eastern Cemetery. Sgt Brown's DFM was Gazetted 13 Sept 1940 F/O W.
SourceHenk Welting's Database
Aircrew details
Recorded in CWGC
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantWilliam Donald Francis ANNAN (391377) Air Gunner Wellington Ic R3235  AIR81/1207 1940-07-2675 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsAmsterdam New Eastern Cemetery
SergeantNorman Wilson BROWN (518807) Observer Wellington Ic R3235  AIR81/1207 1940-07-2675 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsAmsterdam New Eastern Cemetery
Flying OfficerWilliam Harcourt COLEMAN (2526) Pilot Wellington Ic R3235  AIR81/1207 1940-07-2675 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsAmsterdam New Eastern Cemetery
SergeantJohn DOWDS (632780) Wireless Op Wellington Ic R3235  AIR81/1207 1940-07-2675 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsAmsterdam New Eastern Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Eric NEVILL (631165) Wireless Op Wellington Ic R3235  AIR81/1207 1940-07-2675 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsAmsterdam New Eastern Cemetery
Pilot OfficerFrank Twain POOLE (42722) Pilot Wellington Ic R3235  AIR81/1207 1940-07-2675 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsAmsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

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Miles Magister L8214 19 E&RFSROYAL AIR FORCE. AUCKLAND STAR, VOLUME LXX, ISSUE 127, 1 JUNE 1939 ROYAL AIR FORCE. DOMINION CANDIDATES. (By Telegraph.—Own Correspondent.) WELLINGTON, thie day. The names of 24 candidates eelected for short service commissions in the Royal Air Force were announced by the Minister of Defence, the Hon. F. Jones. They are as follows:— R. I. Armstrong, Masterton; Rodney Irvine ARMSTRONG 42687 A P/O 18-Sep-39 J. N. Bethell, New Plymouth; John Neale BETHELL 42689 A P/O 18-Sep-39 “N. C.” Buist, Wellington; Clement Neville BUIST 42690 A P/O 18-Sep-39 C. R. Bush, Wellington: Charles Roy BUSH 42691 A P/O 18-Sep-39 W. P. B. Cleary, Christchurch; William Peter Bruce 75768 A P/O 9-Nov-39 Equipment Branch I. C. Kirk, Auckland; Ian Clark KIRK 42714 A P/O 18-Sep-39 J. C. Mallon, New Plymouth; John Charles MALLON 42719 A P/O 18-Sep-39 F. T. Poole, Invercargill; Frank Twain POOLE 42722 A P/O 18-Sep-39 R. M. Sanderson, Auckland; Rex Martyn SANDERSON 42727 A P/O 18-Sep-39 D. J. T. Sharp, Dunedin; Denis John Thomas SHARP 42729 A P/O 18-Sep-39 C. W. H. Thomson, Stratford; Charles William Halliwell THOMSON 42730 A P/O 18-Sep-39 R. W. H. Carter, Feilding; Reginald William Horace CARTER 42694 A P/O 18-Sep-39 J. E. S. Bentley, Wellington; Jack Edward Sedgwick BENTLEY 42738 A P/O 09-Oct-39 E. R. Edmunds, Palmerston North; Eric Ralph EDMUNDS 42744 A P/O 09-Oct-39 J. Garcia, New Plymouth; R. J. Gillingham, Timaru; Roger John Gillingham R. G. Hall, Wellington; Robert Gladstone HALL 42749 A P/O 09-Oct-39 C. L. G. Holmes, Auckland; Cedric Leslie Garland HOLMES 42753 A P/O 09-Oct-39 J. H. D. Keates, .Auckland; John Henry Dennis KEATES 42755 A P/O 09-Oct-39 T. D. I. Robison, Invercargill; Thomas Douglas Inglis ROBISON 42768 A P/O 09-Oct-39 R. E. Short, Auckland; Rupert Edward SHORT 42770 A P/O 09-Oct-39 O. V. Tracey, Dunedin; Owen Vincent TRACEY 42774 A P/O 09-Oct-39 J. V. Verran, Auckland; James Victor VERRAN 42775 A P/O 09-Oct-39 T. R. Murfitt, Auckland. Thomas Russell MURFITT 42759 A P/O 09-Oct-39 Twelve candidates will sail for England on June 15 and 12 on June 27 ....Read More.paulmcmillan on 28th March 2019 02:00:07
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