Service Details
Name:
IMMELMAN
Given Name:
ROY HOOLE
Initials:
R H
Service No:
39530
Trade:
Pilot
Rank:
Flying Officer
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force
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Date of Death:
1940-08-15
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Date of Birth:
1916-05-04
Age:
24
Cause of Death:
Died in Aircraft Accident, Hudson I T9320, took off from Eastleigh en route to R.A.F. Siloth. The balloon barrage was being raised at the time due to an incoming raid, and the Hudson struck one of the cables and crashed into houses in Nutbeam Road. All military personnel and one civilian on board were killed, as were two civilians at Nutbeam Road
Additional
Information:
Son of Walter Fitzroy and Irene Agnes Isabella Immelman, of Cradock, Cape Province, South Africa. Born Willowmore, Eastern Cape. "One of the few" Battle of Britian pilot
Commemoration
Country:
United Kingdom
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Locality:
Hampshire
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Cemetery:
FAWLEY (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD
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Grave Reference:
Old Portion. Row 2. Joint grave 3.

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