James Sherman AWMM
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- WWII NZ391122 AWMM
- WWII 391122 AWMM
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- Whilst on a training flight - aboard RAF Bristol Beaufort DD886 - operated by RAF (Number 5) Coastal Command Operational Training Unit - from Long Kesh on 4 April 1943 - at 13.15 hours the Port Engine failed due to difficulties with oil pressure. The aircraft crashed - near Longford Lodge - killing all 4 RNZAF crew men aboard. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 6 April 2019 - website : ww2ni.com/greaterbelfastpart7
- Son of Sherman Strachan & Henrietta (nee Bayfield : 1885-1946). Sherman Strachan was born at Montrose, Scotland - and came to New Zealand as a child. Sherman Strachan was the Editor of the "Westport News" from 1899. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 6 April 2019 - Family Research Site : Bayfield Family.
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Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Northern Ireland AWMM Glenalina Extn, Section A.S., Grave 16 AWMM
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- Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
- 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
|06 April 2019||Jenifer||Wairarapa||Researcher||
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