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25.09.1944. No. 441 squadron (R.C.A.F.) Spitfire NH151. P/O McMillan. Location: Dorpssteeg, Netherlands.
Mission: Patrol Arnhem.

Date: 25
th September 1944.

Unit: 441 squadron (R.C.A.F.)

Type: Spitfire IX.

Serial: NH151.

Coded: 9G-S.

Location: Dorpssteeg (now Groesbeekseweg), Netherlands.

Pilot: Pilot Officer Osman McMillan J/92574. R.C.A.F. Age 21. (Killed)

REASON FOR LOSS:

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Wreckage of a Spitfire IX 9G+S (NH 151) of 441 squadron R.C.A.F. at Dorpssteeg Holland.

Took-off from B/70 Deurne for patrol in Arnhem area, intercepted by JG26 and was hit by flak over the Nijmegen area of Holland. P/O McMillan attempted a forced landing but was sadly killed when the aircraft hit a gully.

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Pilot Officer Osman McMillan’s grave at Mook Cemetery. 441 R.C.A.F. Squadron crest.

Burial Details:

Pilot Officer Osman McMillan J/92574. R.C.A.F. Age 21.

Mook War Cemetery, Mook, Limburg, Netherlands. Plot. II. Row. A. Grave. 6.

Research and page construction by David King & Alexander King, Aircrew Remembrance Society, Further credits. C.W.G.C., I.W.M., (Fritz Kruishaar). "Fighter Command Losses" - Norman Franks.(Colorized photo “PieceofJake”)

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