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Williams, Alfred James (Civilian Pilot)

Killed in Flying Accident 1941-08-03

Birth Date: 1902-11-18 (age 38)

Born: Herefordshire, England

Service
RAF
Unit
 Ferry Command- Ferry Command (RAF)
Base
Dorval, Quebec
Rank
Civilian Pilot
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

RAF Ferry Command, Dorval, Quebec. Hudson V aircraft AE657, crashed near Moncton, New Brunswick

Canadian civilian Radio Officer FG Godfrey and British civilian Pilot AJ Williams were killed in this flying accident

Navigator, Flying Officer GAL Webby (RNZAF) survived the crash

Ocean Bridge, The History of RAF Ferry Command by Carl A Christie pages 246-7, 309

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Find-A-Grave.com Find-A-Grave.com

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

Burial
Google Map Brookside Cemetery, Canada
Section D3 Lot 750

Crew on Hudson Mk. V (long range) AE657

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 (long range) AE657


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