Alexander Raymond AWMM
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- WWII 405471 AWMM
- WWII NZ405471 AWMM
28 July 1942 AWMM
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Member of the Goldfish Club. Source: Hanson, By Such Deeds, p.98.
Ditched in the Ionian Sea, after being shot down by flak; spent 2 hours in the ocean before being picked up by the Italian Float Plane.The following day the crew took control of the plane on the way to Toranto as Prisoners, and flew back to Malta. AWMM
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Just an incredible story how he and others carried out, what is understood to be the first aircraft hijack back in 1942 - you have to read the story prepared by another pilot for Aircrew Remembered.
Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 26 February 2018
- This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
- Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
- Goldfish Club, New Zealand Branch. The Goldfish Club: Roll of Honour 1954 - 2003. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2004/32. AWMM
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