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Flying Officer David Alastair SPARROW (126770) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Pilot

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Mosquito DZ755
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Death of Death 1943-04-20 Age : 21 years.

Served in 151 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Plot A. Row E2. Grave 9. at Onstwedde General Cemetery, Netherlands (Map)

More Details: SON OF JOSEPH ALBERT AND JANET MARIAN SPARROW, OF GRAVESEND, KENT.

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London Gazette Entries

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NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
126770932291 David Alastair SPARROWLondon Gazette issue : 35671 , Dated 1942-08-14 , Download #35671
126770D A SPARROWLondon Gazette issue : 35845 , Dated 1943-01-01 , Download #35845

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date: 20 Apr 43 Aircraft: Mosquito II DZ755 Unit 151 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , Groningen
Details
SourceHenk Welting's Database
Aircrew details
Recorded in CWGC
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerVictor Gordon BROWN (50223) Navigator/W Mosquito DZ755  Ext Link  Ext Link 1943-04-20151 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsOnstwedde General Cemetery
Flying OfficerDavid Alastair SPARROW (126770) Pilot Mosquito DZ755  Ext Link  Ext Link 1943-04-20151 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsOnstwedde General Cemetery

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