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Sgt Hubert Burnham

Birth
Death 8 Feb 1943 (aged 18–19)
Richibucto, Kent County, New Brunswick, Canada
Burial Moncton, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada
Memorial ID 73997749 · View Source
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"Royal Australian Airforce"

Pilot Sgt. Hubert Burnham was one of three RAAF airmen killed in a plane crash near Richibucto on Feb, 8, 1943.
Pilot Sgt. Hubert Burnham was only 19 years old when he died. He was the pilot of a Ventura bomber flying on a training mission on the morning of Feb.8,1943. They were flying out of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, when the plane went down in an explosive crash in a boggy area approximately four miles northeast of Richibucto.
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Three Commonwealth airmen perished in his accident; they were-
RAAF Sergeant Hubert John BURNHAM,
RAAF Sergeant Philip Llewellyn EDMOND and
RNZAF Sergeant John Edward HOGAN.

Military Service-
Rank: Sergeant
Service No: 420135
Date of Death: 08/02/1943
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Royal Australian Air Force
Division: 34 Operational Training RCAF [Pennfield Ridge, New Brunswick]

Son of Albert George and Doris May Burnham of Worthing, Sussex, England. Bio by SJ Hearn 46864594.


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  • Originally Created by: Summer
  • Added: 26 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73997749
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Hubert Burnham (1924–8 Feb 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73997749, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Moncton, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .