Service Details
Name:
HIND
Given Name:
IVAN FRANK
Initials:
I F
Trade:
Pilot
Rank:
Captain
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force
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Unit:
40th Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1918-08-12
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Date of Birth:
1892-10-20
Age:
25
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, shot down by Ernst Udet of Jasta 4.
Additional
Information:
Son of Charles Greenway Hind and Ada S. Hind, of Naboomspruit, Transvaal. Born at Johannesburg. On Bezuidenhout Valley War Memorial. Ivan Frank Hind joined the Royal Flying Corps in May 1917. By August of 1918, he was a flight commander with 40 Squadron, flying the S.E.5a. In an encounter with a Fokker D.VII on 25 July 1918, he shot down Josef Raesch of Jasta 43. Less than a month later, Hind was killed when he was shot down by Ernst Udet of Jasta 4. Credited with 8 victories.
Commemoration
Country:
France
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Locality:
Somme
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Cemetery:
PERONNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
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Grave Reference:
I. C. 35.
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