BUCHANAN AG
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BUCHANAN, ALEXANDER

Aircraft Information
Aircraft Whitley
Serial Number Z9289
Markings DY-
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country United Kingdom
Burial/Memorial Place Doncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery
Grave Reference Sec. G. Grave 140.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 2
Panel Number 138
Enlistment information
Service Number R/58102
Service Royal Canadian Air Force
Group 4
Squadron 102 (Ceylon)
Trade WOp/AG
Country of origin if different
Casualty pack number
RAF Casualty Pack P365177/42
Fellow Servicemen
HOLLINGWORTH A (Sgt)
Last Operation information
Start Date 06-Jan-1942
End Date 06-Jan-1942
Takeoff Station Dalton
Day/Night raid Day
Operation Brest
Reason for Loss Turned back from Cherbourg after starboard engine failure. Caught fire and crashed at Barnsley while trying to force land after order to bale out had been given