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* NOTE ON DATES: IMPORTANT: For consistency, the Date is given as the date the mission TOOK OFF since the precise time of a loss is not always certain. Take Off date is unambigous and fixed in the official records, but obviously in those cases where the incident occurred before midnight UK time, then the Take Off Date will be the same as the Incident Date. Of course, most Bomber Command missions flew through midnight, therefore a Luftwaffe claim against a plane - or a locally generated crash report - may record the incident as occurring on the day following our Take Off Date. Bear this in mind when cross-referencing to our Luftwaffe Victories by Name/Date Database and other Luftwaffe sources. In some cases other sources may quote the date following our date, using locally generated reports as their source. To add to the potential for confusion, remember to take into account a Luftwaffe recorded date will be in local time, 1 hour ahead of UK time. When we discover a validated Incident Date we change our record if necessary
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Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery, Prot. Sec. (Mens). Plot F. Coll. grave 26.
Battle of Britain
Flew off Ark Royal into Malta on 3 April 1941. Served with 111 and 249 Squadrons during the Battle of Britain before going on to 46 Sqd and then 615 Sqd where he operated over occupied Europe. He was shot down by Joachim Munchberg of JG26, detached from France to Sicily for assault on Malta .Peter's brother Bryan was a Spitfire pilot with 129 Sqd but was lost over the channel 28.10.1941.