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Alexander Craig Aitken
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Birth: Nov. 20, 1922
Death: Jan. 24, 1943
Pembroke
Pembrokeshire, Wales

1943 March Quarter death registration-
Name: Aitken, Alexander C.
Age: 20
District: Pembroke
Volume & Page: 11a & 1251

Pilot Officer Aiken lost his life when his 'Spitfire' (#EP202) aircraft was in a mid-air collision, over the English Channel, with another 'Spitfire'. The pilot in the other aircraft [Spitfire #EN777) survived the accident.

From the Canadian Virtual War Memorial--
Military Service:-
Rank: Pilot Officer
Trade: Pilot
Service Number: J/16586
Age: 20
Force: Air Force
Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force
Division: 421 RCAF Squadron-[MOTTO: 'Bellicum cecinere' - They have sounded the war trumpet]; 421 Squadron based at RAF Fairwood Common

Additional Information:-
Son of Alexander Drummond Aitken and Margaret (née Craig) Aitken of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His father, Alexander Drummond Aitken, was born in Aberdeen, Scotland; his mother, Margaret Craig, was born in Ayrshire, Scotland.

Pilot Officer Alexander Craig Aitken is commemorated on Page 130 of Canada's Second World War Book of Remembrance.
 
 
Burial:
Angle (St. Mary) Churchyard
Angle
Pembrokeshire, Wales
 
Created by: SJ Hearn
Record added: Jun 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112717956
Alexander Craig Aitken
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- SJ Hearn
 Added: Jan. 3, 2017
For Pilot Officer Alexander Craig AITKEN, with gratitude.
- SJ Hearn
 Added: Aug. 11, 2014
 
 
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