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Lennon, D H (Sergeant)

Killed in Flying Accident 1942-June-07

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Birth Date: unkown date (age unknown)

Service
RAF
Unit
31 OTU- Operational Training Unit (RAF)
Base
Debert, Nova Scotia, Canada
Rank
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
Service Numbers
31 OTU, Debert, Nova Scotia.

Hudson AM721

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. V AM721

First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Debert, NS. Category A crash at 19:56 on 7 June 1942, near Polly Lake, NS. Struck high ground while flying in bad weather. Pilot Pilot Officer J. Creighton and 2 crew members killed. Allocated to No. 4 Repair Depot for scrapping on 11 June 1942.

1941-06-26 Taken on Strength Eastern Air Command 2019-08-20
1942-June-07 Accident: 31 Operational Training Unit Loc: Folly Lake Nova Scotia Names: Creighton | King | Lennon
1942-11-06 Struck off Strength Struck off, reduced to spares and produce 2019-08-20

31 OTU (31 Operational Training Unit)

The Operational Training Unit (OTU) was the last stop for aircrew trainees. They spent 8 to 14 weeks learning to fly operational aircraft (Hawker Hurricane or Fairey Swordfish, e.g.). The instructors had experience in actual operations, and often were posted to OTUs after their operational tour. More information on the RCAF Station at Debert, Nova Scotia can be found at

RAF Roundel RCAF.info - Debert, Nova Scotia

General History 31 OTU by Maj (Ret) G.D. Madigan

General Wall Of Honour NO31 OTU

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