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08.03.1943 No. 257 Squadron Typhoon Ib EJ916 FM-M Fl/Lt. Reginald S. Miller
Operation: Not known
Date: 08th March 1943 (Monday)
Unit: No. 257 Squadron
Type: Typhoon Ib
Base: RAF Warmwell, Dorset
Location: At base RAF Warmwell
Pilot: Fl/Lt. Reginald Sydney Miller 87460 (966013 SNCO) RAFVR Age 22. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Pilot killed during take off - no further details. The relatives of the pilot would dearly like to know any further information - please contact is in the first instance.
Fl/Lt. Reginald Sydney Miller. Childswickham Churchyard (St. Mary). Grave North of Church. Son of Frederick Leonard and Daisy Gertrude Miller, of Tremorfa, Glamorgan.
Researched and dedicated to the relatives of this pilot with thanks to Annabelle Smith - niece of the pilot who contacted us in June 2016. Urgently seeking information for her elderly father, the brother of Fl/Lt. Miller. Other sources as quoted below:
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