24.04.1942 No. 266 Squadron Typhoon R7654 P/O Neville N. Allen
Operation: Details not known
Unit: No. 266 Squadron (Rhodesian)
Date: 24th April 1942 (Friday)
Type: Hawker Typhoon
Base: RAF Duxford
Location: Near Great Casterton, Stamford, Lincolnshire.
Pilot: P/O. Neville Neil Allen 80112 RAFVR Age 21. Killed.
Reason for loss:
This aircraft flew out of cloud and into the ground near Great Casterton.
Any additional information on either pilot or incident would, of course be very welcome. Credits placed to your contributions.
P/O. Neville Neil Allen. All Saints Churchyard, Wittering, Lincolnshire: Row B. Grave 2. Son of Donald Walter and Beatrice Amy Allen, of Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia. (Rhodesian diving champion 1940).
Researched for relatives of the pilot. Sources as quoted below.