Service Details
Name:
HASWELL
Given Name:
HUGH
Initials:
H
Service No:
72482
Rank:
Flying Officer
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
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Unit:
59 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1940-07-25
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Age:
21
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, in Blenheim L9473, shot down off Portland Bill, on channel patrol had located the survivors of an attack on SS Weknes the previous night, they sighted approx 50 survivors in a life raft and called in the RN to aid them. A little further on they sighted empty life rafts with bodies floating nearby
Additional
Information:
Son of Hugh Charles and Ann Cole Haswell, of Johannesburg, Transvaal, 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 5.

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