Personnel Index - Detail

Name
TYRRELL
First Names
John Nugent de Merle
Nationality
British
Rank
Pilot Officer
Service
RAF
Crew Position
Pilot
Posting Details
Posted in 12/36
Age
25
Date of Death
31/03/1938
Cemetery

 

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke
 

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

Pilot of Hind K6753 killed in a collison with K6643 piloted by Sgt B G Davies over Scampton airfield on the 31st March 1938.



The photograph showing K6643 (piloted by Sgt B G Davies) is courtesy of Dom Howard.
 



From the Squadron ORB
 



From RAF News in Flight Magazine 7th April 1938
 





Hawker Hinds in formation (photographed from K6643?)
 

With thanks to the Lincolnshire Echo

From the Lincolnshire Echo 31st March 1938

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The 49Squadron Association is very grateful to Jim Whalley of the Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCCC) at Innsworth, Gloucester for his assistance in researching details of the above death.