Supermarine Spitfire BS292 Mk IX Constr #3234, Built at Chattis Hill.
FF 9-8-42, assigned to 133S 11-8-42, Circus to Abbeville missing presumed shot down by fighters 6-9-42 P/O Richard D Gudmundsen killed in action.
'On 1 August 1941, No. 133 reformed at Coltishall as the third 'Eagle' Squadron manned by American personnel. Equipped with Hurricanes it became operational at the end of September. The next month the Squadron moved to Northern Ireland, returning to...
Military | Pilot Officer | Pilot
Joined RAFVR, assigned to 133S, along with the rest of Sqn flew 4 x missions over Dieppe 19-Aug-42. Shot down on escort mission over France. 6-Sep-42. Killed in action (KIA).
Had completed the process to allow transfer to USAAF from RAF.
Military site : airfield
An RAF Station with US lodger units. USAAF Spitfires and P-38s were attached to RAF No 11 Group stations in mid-1942 for training; also used for special operations by British and US forces.
||Chattis Hill, Spitfire Ln, Stockbridge, Hampshire SO20 6JS, UK
||9 August 1942
Built at Chattis Hill. First flew 9-8-42.
||Biggin Hill, London SE19 3HY, UK
||11 August 1942
Assigned to 133 [Eagle] Sqn RAF 11-8-42.
||6 September 1942
Circus to Abbeville missing presumed shot down by fighters 6-9-42 P/O Richard D Gudmundsen killed in action.