403 Squadron, RCAF

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Re: R.C.A.F. No. 403

Post by Ludford 101 » Sat Sep 08, 2018 6:37 pm

georgetanksherman wrote:
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F/O R.H. Smith, RCAF, J/12867, hometown unknown
Spitfire, MJ480, May 19, 1945

‘Sweep” Aircraft cause of loss not known, F/O Smith abandoned aircraft 15 miles north of Dieppe, France, he did not survive.

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Robert Harry Smith was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma 22 September 1919, the son of Robert Clifford Mundae and Orpha Amelia Smith. Address on enlistment was Sandoval, Illinois.

Loss was 19 May 1944, not 1945.
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Re: R.C.A.F. No. 403

Post by Ludford 101 » Sat Sep 08, 2018 6:48 pm

georgetanksherman wrote:
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P/O J.C. Elliot, RCAF, J/14869, Hometown unknown
Spitfire, BR637, June 20, 1943 (With P/O McWilliams)

“Circus” Aircraft shot down by German Fw-190 fighters near Auxi-le-Chateau, France, P/O Elliot did not survive.

John Charles Elliott was born in Clinton, Ontario 23 January 1921. He was the son of Gabriel Milton and Mary Elliott of Toronto; husband of Jeanne Elizabeth Elliott of Toronto.
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Re: R.C.A.F. No. 403

Post by georgetanksherman » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:14 pm

Thanks for finding and sharing the Info on P/O Elliot and F/O Smith Ludford 101 !

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