Service Details
Name:
McDONALD
Given Name:
JOHN EDWARD
Initials:
J E
Service No:
61039
Rank:
Flight Lieutenant
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
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Unit:
206 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1945-04-08
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Age:
23
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, in Liberator Mk VIII KK259, in the Kattegat on the night of the 8th/9th April 1945. Took off from Leuchars at 8:18pm on an anti U-boat patrol.
Decorations:
Mentioned in Despatches
Citations:
LG Sup 11 June 1942 pg. 2521
Additional
Information:
Son of John and Gladys Caroline McDonald, of Streatham, London; husband of Doris Irene McDonald, of Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
United Kingdom
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Locality:
Surrey
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Cemetery:
RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Panel 265.

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