Service Details
Name:
MOORE
Given Name:
ARTHUR JOHN
Initials:
A J
Service No:
778391
Rank:
Sergeant
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
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Unit:
106 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1941-11-30
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Cause of Death:
Killed in action, Hampden I P1228, taking off at 16:20 hrs from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire to join 180 others to bomb Hamburg. Weather conditions were described as a three quarter full moon with excellent visibility. 13 aircraft were lost on this operation - 7 were claimed by flak units. It is thought that P1228 was one of those hit by 2.-5.M Flak unit with the aircraft coming down in the Wadden Sea North of Cuxhaven at 21:49 hrs.
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Information:
RAF Number: Enlistments in Rhodesia
Commemoration
Country:
United Kingdom
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Locality:
Surrey
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Cemetery:
RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Panel 48.

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