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Paradie RCAF Archive: 45,000+ Entries

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1 AudetA.E.P/OH45732RCAFN/AOct 44 -
2 AudetJ.A.P/OC85872FE425 SqdXOct 44 -
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03 Mar 45 - MIA - Flak nr Munster - Germany
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In his first contact with enemy aircraft on 29 December 1944 he destroyed five planes. By the end of January 1945 he had claimed a further five victories and shared a sixth. He was killed in action on 3 March 1945 near Coesfeld, Germany.. Commemorated Runnymede Memorial, Panel 278. United Kingdom. Son Of Paul And Edewisca Audet; Husband Of Iris Christina Audet, Of Pinner, Middlesex. Flight Lieutenant Audet was strafing a German train west of Munster. The train returned fire and Audet’s Spitfire crashed to the ground. It was not immediately known if he was killed in the crash, and for a time it was believed that he had been taken prisoner by the Germans. When he did not return at the end of the war, an official inquiry was held and although there was some evidence that he may have been killed while in German custody, it could not be conclusively determined.

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