Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Pilot Officer Rodney Godfrey Buchanan

Service No & Branch 2973 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 24 Jul 1925 Commissioned: 17 Jul 1944 Course: 25 Course
Service End: Died in Service 28 Jun 1945 (20 Years age) Aircraft Accident Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 17 Jan 1945
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Jun 1945 - 28 Jun 1945Plt OffrNo.4 SquadronYelahanka Squadron Pilot
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
30 Apr 1945Hurricane IICLD831Plt Offr R G Buchanan
151OTUBelly Landed due to
28 Jun 1945Spitfire XIVe??Plt Offr Rodney Godfrey Buchanan +
4 SqnCr in Air to ground
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