14.05.1940 No.1 Squadron R.A.F. Hurricane I L1676 F/O Lorimer Location: Near Seadan, France +
Mission:  Patrol

Date:  14th May 1940

Unit:   No.1 Squadron RAF

Type:  Hurricane I

Serial:  L1676

Code: ?

Location:  Near Sedan, France.

Pilot:F/O. Robert Laurie Lorimer R.A.F. 37731 Missing


This aircraft was shot down in combat near Sedan, the pilot is still listed as missing in action.

The day before this aircraft and pilot were lost, Robert Lorimer forced landed in Hurricane I, serial number L1681 between St. Loupe - Terria.

Believed due to combat damage.

lorimer-0026-clisby-no.1-sqdn runnymede-memorial
F/O. Lorimer together with his best friend, Australian ace F/O. Clisby (archives)

Burial detail: Flying Officer Robert Laurie Lorimer. Runnymede Memorial; Panel 6. With thanks to the following: The superb work of the C.W.G.C. "Fighter Command Losses" - Norman Franks.

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