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Franklin David Burt

Military

Killed whilst gaining operational experience flying Spitfire Vc EE746 with 131 Sqn RAF when attacked by FW 190. Went down in channel near Dunkirk. 1st Lt Franklin D Burt was a member of 12th Recon Squadron, 67th Reconnaissance Group USAAF.

AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • EE746

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire EE746 Mk Vc, Built at Westland. ...

  • AB970

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire AB970 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Died Dunkirk, France 4 September 1943

Spitfire Vc EE746 shot down by FW 190 over British Channel on Ramrod mission S.31. He was assigned to 12th Recon Squadron, 67th Reconnaissance Group USAAF and attached to 131 Sqn RAF to gain operational experience in theatre. MACR 0548.

Lived in Livingston County, NY, USA

Livingston County, New York, USA.

Buried

Tablets of the Missing at Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 June 2015 18:53:59 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, biography, awards and events
Sources

MACR 0548

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2015 21:27:41 Al_Skiff Changes to biography and events
Sources

http://www.rafcommands.com

Date Contributor Update
25 December 2014 00:15:34 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
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466th BG HIstorian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol I by Bishop & Hey p.265-6

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