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Atkinson, William James (Pilot Officer)

Killed in Flying Accident 1942-March-11

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Birth Date: 1920-February-27 (age 22)

Born: Strasbourg, Saskatchewan

Son of Arthur and Clara (ne Waddell) Atkinson of Abbotsford, British Columbia.

Husband of Audrey (ne Herlock), Aylsham, England. Brother of Charles. He enjoyed softball, football, basketball, tennis,

Home: Strasbourg, Saskatchewan

Enlistment: Vancouver, British Columbia

Enlistment Date: 1940-09-12

1444 Flight- Flight
Pilot Officer
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Service Numbers
Prev: J/6137
1444 Flight. Hudson III aircraft AE 550 crashed.

Canada Source Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Canada Primary Source Library and Archives Canada Service Files (may not exist)

Google MapStrasbourg, Saskatchewan
Google MapBury Cemetery
Row A Grave 23

Hudson AE550

Lockheed Hudson A-28 A-29 AT-18

Lockheed Hudson
Source National Air Force Museum of Canada.

The Lockheed Hudson was an American-built light bomber and coastal reconnaissance aircraft built initially for the Royal Air Force (RAF) shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War and primarily operated by the RAF thereafter. The Hudson served throughout the war, mainly with Coastal Command, but also in transport and training roles, as well as delivering agents into occupied France. They were also used extensively with the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) anti-submarine squadrons. National Air Force Museum of Canada.

YouTube Hudson

Wkikpedia Wikipedia Hudson

General Harold A Skaarup Web Page

Kestrek Publications Hudon - Kestrel Publications

CASPIR Aircraft Groups:
RCAF On Strength (247), RCAF 400 Squadron (2), Canadian Aircraft Losses (245), Canadian Ferried (1)
last update: 2021-12-21 01:36:53

Hudson Mk. III AE550

#1444 Flight. Hudson III aircraft #AE 550 crashed

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