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Robinson, Irwin Edward Stillwell (Flying Officer)

Killed in Flying Accident 1942-November-28

Birth Date: 1918-February-23 (age 24)

Born: Prescott and Russell United Counties, Ontario, Canada

Son of George William Robinson and Mary Mellissa (nee Stillwell) Robinson, of Prescott, Ontario

Home: Prescott, Ontario

45 Group (RAF)
Gander, Newfoundland
Flying 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
Wireless Operator
Service Numbers

Hudson Mk.Vl FK693

Ferry Flight 1942-November-28 to 1942-November-28

() Ferry Command (RAF) Gander, Newfoundland

RAF Ferry Command Hudson VI aircraft FK 693 lost between Gander, Newfoundland and Reykjavik, Iceland, cause unknown

Flying Officer AM Carey (RCAF), Pilot Officer NA Allen (RCAF), Flying Officer IES Robinson (RCAF) and American Civilian Pilot Captain JP Kiernan were missing presumed killed in this flying accident

The missing have no known grave. The three RCAF crew members are commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

Captain Kiernan is commemorated on the Runnymede War Memorial

Ocean Bridge, The History of RAF Ferry Command by Carl A Christie page 315

General [Royal Air Force serial and Image Database]...

Canada Source Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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

Flying Officer Irwin Edward Stillwell Robinson has no known grave.

Google MapPrescott, Ontario

Google MapOttawa War Memorial
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Hudson FK693

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 (7), Canadian Aircraft Losses (245), Canadian Ferried (2)
last update: 2021-12-21 01:36:53

Hudson Mk.Vl FK693

RAF Ferry Command Hudson VI aircraft # FK 693 lost between Gander, Newfoundland and Reykjavik, Iceland.

1942-November-30 Accident: RAF Ferry COMMAND Loc: Names: Allen | Carey | Kiernan | Robinson

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