Service Details
Name:
CLARKE
Given Name:
DESMOND DE VILLIERS
Initials:
D D V
Service No:
160076
Trade:
Pilot
Rank:
Flying Officer
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
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Date of Death:
1944-09-08
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Cause of Death:
Died in Aircraft Accident, Wellington BK552, training flight, cross country navigation exercise. Severe icing took place during the sortie, possibly rendering one engine unserviceable. The pilot lost control and the aircraft ploughed into the ground at 1343.
Additional
Information:
Of South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
United Kingdom
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Locality:
Cheshire
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Cemetery:
CHESTER (BLACON) CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
Sec. A. Grave 103.

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