Service Details
Name:
AINSLIE
Given Name:
ALLAN STUART
Initials:
A S
Service No:
37310
Rank:
Flight Lieutenant
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force
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Unit:
210 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1940-06-29
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Date of Birth:
1913-05-01
Age:
27
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, lost with flying-boat and crew over the North Sea, in the Western Approaches, Atlantic Ocean, Sunderland M9026 'D'
Decorations:
D F C
Citations:
LG Sup 20 February 1940
Additional
Information:
Son of William Stuart Thompson Ainslie and Constance Pauline, nee Lewis. Ed, Dale College, Kingwilliamstown. Born Kingwilliamstown, 1st May 1913. Ex-Cadet of the South African Training Ship General Botha. Cadet Draft 1929-30 (Senior Cadet Captian). After leaving General Botha Allan Stuart Ainslie became a cadet in the White Star Line and also a Probationary Midshipman RNR. In 1938 he joined the RAF in which he became Flight-Lieutenant and was awarded the DFC for gallantry in action during operations off the Island of Silt. Flight Lieutenant 6 February 1940.
Commemoration
Country:
United Kingdom
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Locality:
Surrey
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Cemetery:
RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Panel 4.

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