Service Details
Name:
BURTON
Given Name:
PERCIVAL ROSS-FRAMES
Initials:
P R F
Service No:
74348
Trade:
Pilot
Rank:
Flying Officer
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
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Unit:
249 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1940-09-27
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Cause of Death:
Killed in action, in Hurricane V6683, ran out of ammunition chasing a Messerschmitt Bf 110 fighter-bomber and rammed it to make sure; both aircraft and flyers were destroyed
Decorations:
Mentioned in Despatches
Citations:
LG Sup 17 March 1941 pg. 1575
Additional
Information:
Son of the Rt. Hon. Henry Burton, P.C., K.C., LL.B., and Helen Marie Burton, of Retreat, Cape Province, South Africa. B.A. (Oxon.). Educated at Bishop's, Rondebosch. "One of the few" Battle of Britain pilot. Native of South Africa. Recommended for the Victoria Cross. His brother also died on service
Commemoration
Country:
United Kingdom
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Locality:
Sussex
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Cemetery:
TANGMERE (ST. ANDREW) CHURCHYARD
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Grave Reference:
Plot E. Row 1. Grave 480.

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