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Coleman, Royce Norval (Flight Sergeant)

Killed in Flying Accident 1942-March-11

Birth Date: 1915-July-24 (age 26)

Born: Robstown Texas USA

Home: Robstown, Texas, USA

Service
RCAF
Unit
1444 FTU- Ferry Training Unit (RAF)
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Marshal
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
SergeantSGT
CorporalCPL
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Position
Navigator
Service Numbers
R/80183

1444 Flight (Ferry Training) Hudson Mk III AE-550 crashed two miles east of Coltishall, England.

Killed includes Coleman: Pilot Officer William James Atkinson RCAF J/6131 KIA Bury Cemetery, Huntingdonshire Row A. Grave 23. Sergeant Victor Fellows RAF KIA James Bridge Cemetery, Darlaston Sec. N.2. Grave 1231. Sergeant John Peter Town RAF KIA Castleford New Cemetery Sec. V. Grave 114.

Canada Source Canadian Virtual War Memorial

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

Home
Google MapRobstown, Texas, USA
Burial
Google MapScottow Cemetery
Grave 273

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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