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Lankin, Cyril Godfrey (Lieutenant)

Killed in Flying Accident 1918-04-25

Birth Date: 1897-05-07 (age 22)

Born: Toronto. Ontario

Richard H. Lankin & Marie L. Wilson

unmarried

Home: Toronto, Ontario

Service
RAF
Unit
20 (FB) Sqn- Squadron (RAF)
Facta Non Verba (Deeds not words)
Base
France
Rank
Lieutenant
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
Pilot
Service Numbers
Lankin died when he overshot the landing ground at St Marie Cappel aerodrome. He stalled and nosedived to the ground. His gunner, Lt James William McHattie (British) survived the crash but died later from the injuries received. Cenotaph at Park Lawn Cemetery, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada

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20 (FB) Sqn- Squadron (RAF) Facta Non Verba

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