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Mid Air Collision 12 June 1917


glennr
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Hi,

Is anyone able to supply specific detail on an apparent mid air collision on 12 June 1917 involving the following 45th Squadron RFC pilots...

Watt & Pocock in aircraft Sopwith 1. 1/2 Strutter serial A8244 & Mountford & Vessey in aircraft serial A8299;

VESSEY 2nd Lieutenant John Arthur, 45 Squadron Royal Flying Corps

Died: 12 June 1917, Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.

MOUNTFORD, Captain GORDON, 45 Squadron Royal Flying Corps

Death: 12 June 1917, Age: 23 Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, Nord, France. Grave/Memorial Reference: I. G. 9.

WATT, Second Lieutenant Robert Sherwin, 45th Squadron Royal Flying Corps

Death: 12/06/1917

Grave/Memorial Reference: I. G. 7. Cemetery: HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY

POCOCK, WALTER Airman 2nd Class, 45th Sqdn. Royal Flying Corps, 11th Wing

Service No: 77922 Nationality: United Kingdom

Death: 12/06/1917, Age: 23 Cemetery: HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY Grave/Memorial Reference: I. G. 10.

Thanks

Glenn

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