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24.04.1942 No.266 Squadron RAF Typhoon R7654 P/O Allen Location: Nr Great Casterton, Stamford, Lincolnshire, England.
Operation: Not known.

Date: 24
th April 1942

Unit: No.266 (Rhodesia)
Squadron R.A.F.

Type: Hawker Typhoon

Serial No: R7654

Location: Near Great Casterton, Stamford, Lincolnshire, England.

Pilot: P/O Neville Neil Allen. 80112 R.A.F.V.R. Age 21 - Killed. (Rhodesian diving champion 1940).

REASON FOR LOSS:


This aircraft flew out of cloud and into the ground near Great Casterton, killing its young 21 year old pilot. No further details known. (Please contact us if you have further information).


Grave PO Allen
Last resting place (Melvin Brownless)


Burial details:

All Saints Churchyard, Wittering, Lincolnshire: Row B. Grave 2. Son of Donald Walter and Beatrice Amy Allen, of Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia.

Researched by Melvin Brownless and David King A.R. Society for relatives/friends of the pilot.

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