Service Details
Name:
CARTER
Given Name:
DEREK GUY
Initials:
D G
Service No:
88404
Rank:
Flying Officer
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
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Unit:
50 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1942-02-12
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Age:
22
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, one of eight 50 Squadron aircraft attacking the Scharnhorst Gneisenau and Prinz Eugen as they made their "Channel Dash" from Brest to Kiel
Additional
Information:
Son of Major Cyril Rodney Carter, D.S.O., and of Celia Ellen Alexia Carter, of Penhalonga, Southern 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 66.

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