Service Details
Name:
BLANDY
Given Name:
ROBERT HENRY PETTIPLACE
Initials:
R H P
Service No:
83740
Rank:
Pilot Officer
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
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Unit:
3 Group
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Date of Death:
1941-03-15
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Age:
33
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, in Wellington W5644, delivery flight to Malta, shot down by Oblt Muncheberg of 7/JG26 NW of Gozo. He saw the crew getting into a dinghy but they were never found, and were presumed drowned
Additional
Information:
Son of John Carne and Stella Blandy, of Warm Baths, Transvaal, 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 31.

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