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PURNEY, ELVIN

Aircraft Information
Aircraft Lancaster
Serial Number JA712
Markings BQ-B
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country Belgium
Burial/Memorial Place Brussels Town Cemetery
Grave Reference Coll. grave X. 18. 29.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 1
Panel Number 87
Enlistment information
Service Number J/19590
Service Royal Canadian Air Force
Group 1
Squadron 550
Trade Pilot
Country of origin if different
Last Operation information
Start Date 27-May-1944
End Date 28-May-1944
Takeoff Station North Killingholme
Day/Night raid Night
Operation Aachen
Reason for Loss Attacked by a night fighter and shot down, crashing at Rebecq, near Brussels