Service Details
Name:
FAWKES
Given Name:
STEPHEN GUYE HAWKSWORTH
Initials:
S G H
Service No:
86366
Rank:
Flying Officer
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
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Unit:
603 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1941-12-08
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Age:
23
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, in Spitfire MkVb P8603 was one of 11 taking part in low Ramrod Operation No. 15 against the Alcohol Distillery at Hesdin, 40 miles south east of Le Touquet. 603 Squadron acted as rear supporting wing to 8 Hurricane Fighter Bombers of 607 Squadron (Hornchurch). Over Le Touquet the Squadron were attacked by a number of Me109's and FW 190's, his Spitfire presumed to have crashed into the sea.
Additional
Information:
Son of Stephen Hawksworth Fawkes and Pauline Louise Fawkes, of Ladybrand, Orange Free State, 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 30.

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