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Flight Sergeant Frederick Augustus Allcroft

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Flight Sergeant Frederick Augustus Allcroft

Birth
Death 5 Aug 1941
Whitegate, Cheshire West and Chester Unitary Authority, Cheshire, England
Burial Brighton, Brighton and Hove Unitary Authority, East Sussex, England
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1941 Sept Quarter death registration-
Name: Allcroft, Frederick A
Age: 27
District: Northwich (Volume & Page: 8a & 475)

Having take off from RAF Cranage in Cheshire, 96 RAF Squadron’s Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I #N3447 aircraft was on a military night flight when it collided in mid-air with another of 96 Squadron’s Defiant aircraft, #N3447; N3447 crashed near Whitegate, taking the lives of its two aircrew members. The aircrew of N3447 were uninjured in the collision.
The two airmen who perished were-
RAFVR Flight Sergeant Frederick Augustus ALLCROFT and
RAF Pilot Officer John Rodger DUNCAN.
Military Service-
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Trade: Air Gunner
Service Number: 902259
Age: 28
Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Division: 96 Squadron

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