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Pilot Officer Arthur Francis Halamka

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Pilot Officer Arthur Francis Halamka

Birth
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Death
19 May 1942 (aged 25)
Quebec, Canada
Memorial Site*
Ottawa, Ottawa Municipality, Ontario, Canada

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

Plot
Panel 1. Column 4.
Memorial ID
18427989 View Source

Killed in the loss of Fairey Battle aircraft 2022 of 9 Bombing & Gunnery School RCAF Mont Joli, Quebec near St Luce, Quebec - aircraft crashed at high speed during a training exercise over the shore of the St Lawrence River, a few miles from the school. Eye witnesses stated that the engine of the aircraft appeared to catch fire.

Crew: Pilot Officer Arthur Francis HALAMKA (Pilot) C/7558 RCAF (from Milwaukee) / Leading Aircraftman Kenneth George WEAL 413287 RNZAF (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner trainee) / Corporal Clarence James ROOKE R/120501 RCAF (Instructor) / Leading Aircraftman Irwin Jack SHAW 413494 Royal Australian Air Force

Killed in the loss of Fairey Battle aircraft 2022 of 9 Bombing & Gunnery School RCAF Mont Joli, Quebec near St Luce, Quebec - aircraft crashed at high speed during a training exercise over the shore of the St Lawrence River, a few miles from the school. Eye witnesses stated that the engine of the aircraft appeared to catch fire.

Crew: Pilot Officer Arthur Francis HALAMKA (Pilot) C/7558 RCAF (from Milwaukee) / Leading Aircraftman Kenneth George WEAL 413287 RNZAF (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner trainee) / Corporal Clarence James ROOKE R/120501 RCAF (Instructor) / Leading Aircraftman Irwin Jack SHAW 413494 Royal Australian Air Force


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