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Flying Officer Elton Eugene FREEMAN (28223) of the Royal Canadian Air Force

Navigator

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Halifax BIII MZ311
 IBCC

Death of Death 1944-08-26 Age : 29 years.

Served in 78 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : 43. E. 6. at Brookwood Military Cemetery, United Kingdom (Map)

More Details: SON OF EUGENE ELLIS FREEMAN AND BADA CHRISTINE FREEMAN, OF FOSTERTON, SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA.

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date: 26 Aug 44 Aircraft: Halifax III MZ311 Unit 78 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , UK
DetailsTook off 2036 25 June 1944 from Breighton to lay mines off La Rochelle (Cinnamon Region). returning to base crashed into a quarry in thick cloud near Cheltenham Gloucestershire.
SourceHenk Welting's Database
Aircrew details
Recorded in CWGC
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerElton Eugene FREEMAN (28223) Navigator Halifax BIII MZ311  IBCC 1944-08-2678 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Flying OfficerJohn Alexander GLENN (J/36021) Air Gunner Halifax BIII MZ311  IBCC 1944-08-2678 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Pilot OfficerHugh Brannan HAMILTON (J/89908) Air Gunner Halifax BIII MZ311  IBCC 1944-08-2678 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
SergeantEmmanuel Henry HARRIS (1423759) Wireless Op Halifax BIII MZ311  IBCC 1944-08-2678 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBlaenavon Cemetery
Flight LieutenantCharles Maurice HOWES (J/25977) Halifax BIII MZ311  IBCC 1944-08-2678 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery
Flight SergeantJohn McARDLE (1684019) Flight Engi Halifax BIII MZ311  IBCC 1944-08-2678 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLiverpool (Allerton) Cemetery
Flying OfficerGeorge William McCARTNEY (J/28883) Air Bomber Halifax BIII MZ311  IBCC 1944-08-2678 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrookwood Military Cemetery

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