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Leading Aircraftman Donald James WHITE (1262262) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

U/T Pilot

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Tiger Moth II N6654
 AIR81/5882

Death of Death 1941-04-16

Served in 4 EFTS

Burial/Commemoration Details : S.W. of Church. at Banstead (All Saints) Churchya, United Kingdom (Map)

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AIR81/5882Leading Aircraftman D J White, Leading Aircraftman T C Sharkey: killed; mid air collision at Bellasize Landing Ground between Tiger Moth N6654 and Tiger Moth R4943, 4 Elementary Flying Training School, 16 April 1941.C16755180

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Date: 16 Apr 41 Aircraft: Tiger Moth II N6654 Unit 4 EFTS Airfield /Crash Location , UK
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Leading AircraftmanDonald James WHITE (1262262) U/T Pilot Tiger Moth II N6654  AIR81/5882 1941-04-164 EFTS United KingdomBanstead (All Saints) Churchya

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