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Sgt Donald George Allen

Post by georgetanksherman » Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:18 pm

Greetings, looking for info on Sgt Donald George Allen, R/93436, R.C.A.F. 416 Squadron, Died on May 28, 1942. Buried Dyce Old Churchyard, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. Found he was flying a Spitfire, cause of crash has not been found.

1) story said he was killed while training

2) another said he was killed in action

If anyone has any info on this I sure would appreciate the help !

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Re: Sgt Donal George Allen

Post by Temujin » Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:45 pm

#18 OTU, Sgt Allen was killed when Hampden aircraft # X2968 crashed near the aerodrome at Uper Heyford

Source: “They Shall Not Grow Old”

I’ll check for other info


EDIT. WRONG MAN, sorry, their are TWO men named DONALD GEORGE ALLEN who both died in WW2.

The Donald George Allen above was also a Sgt (Pilot) and his Service Number was R78183.

I’ll post the right man in the next post

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Re: Sgt Donal George Allen

Post by Temujin » Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:53 pm

Here’s the info on Donald George Allen, R93436
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Post by georgetanksherman » Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:40 pm

Thanks for the clarification Temujin. Hope all is well !

Cheers

George

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Post by DGAllen1965 » Sat Nov 13, 2021 8:52 am

Grateful to find this report. My uncle was D.G. Allen R93436. Just curious as to your interest and connection to the accident.
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Post by georgetanksherman » Sun Nov 14, 2021 1:15 pm

Greetings DGAllen1965, I am researching Americans that crossed the border into Canada prior to the U.S. joining in WW II, flying with the R.A.F, R.C.A.F., R.A.A.F., RNZAF, and S.A.A.F., along the way I hit snags, as it were, so I always come on this site and ask for a bit of a helping hand if I can't get all the info. I am kinda a WW II Aviation fan, and so ALL the stories that I come across interests me. I also do not want the Fallen to be Forgotten !

I have found out that there is a lot of misinformation on the web, so when I can not find the exact info that I need, I ask Temujin, he either has the
correct info or can steer me in the right direction to verify if my info is correct.

Hope all is well with you !

George

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