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Pilot Officer Kenneth Busbridge Dyer

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Pilot Officer Kenneth Busbridge Dyer

Birth
Greater London, England
Death
23 May 1942 (aged 21)
At Sea
Memorial Site*
Ottawa, Ottawa Municipality, Ontario, Canada

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot
Panel 1. Column 3.
Memorial ID
18427907 View Source


123986 Pilot Officer Kenneth Busbridge Dyer.
Royal Air Force Ferry Command.

Aged 21.
Son of William George Dyer and of Lavinia Sarah née Busbridge Dyer, of Harlesden, Middlesex, England.
They were married in Willesden District in 1915
Kenneth's birth was registered in Willesden District, in the quarter ended March 1921.
He had 1 younger brother.



He was the Co-Pilot / Navigator of a Lockheed Hudson 111A FH 233, of 44 Group, Ferry Command, that was being delivered to Britain, when it crashed into the sea in Donegal Bay off the coast of County Sligo, Ireland, at 11.30am on 23 May 1942.

His body, and that of Donald Eugene Engemoen, were not recovered.

The body of the pilot, Flight Lieutenant James Constabaris was washed ashore on the opposite side of Donegal Bay, near Killybegs, on 29 May 1942. In accordance with the usual practice, the Irish authorities transferred his body to Northern Ireland.

The crew comprised
Flt.Lt. James Constabaris
Pilot
P.O. Kenneth Busbridge Dyer
Co-Pilot / Navigator
Sergeant Donald Eugene Engemoen
Wireless Operator / Air Gunner




For further details, see
Lockheed Hudson FH233



123986 Pilot Officer Kenneth Busbridge Dyer.
Royal Air Force Ferry Command.

Aged 21.
Son of William George Dyer and of Lavinia Sarah née Busbridge Dyer, of Harlesden, Middlesex, England.
They were married in Willesden District in 1915
Kenneth's birth was registered in Willesden District, in the quarter ended March 1921.
He had 1 younger brother.



He was the Co-Pilot / Navigator of a Lockheed Hudson 111A FH 233, of 44 Group, Ferry Command, that was being delivered to Britain, when it crashed into the sea in Donegal Bay off the coast of County Sligo, Ireland, at 11.30am on 23 May 1942.

His body, and that of Donald Eugene Engemoen, were not recovered.

The body of the pilot, Flight Lieutenant James Constabaris was washed ashore on the opposite side of Donegal Bay, near Killybegs, on 29 May 1942. In accordance with the usual practice, the Irish authorities transferred his body to Northern Ireland.

The crew comprised
Flt.Lt. James Constabaris
Pilot
P.O. Kenneth Busbridge Dyer
Co-Pilot / Navigator
Sergeant Donald Eugene Engemoen
Wireless Operator / Air Gunner




For further details, see
Lockheed Hudson FH233


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