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Archive Report: Allied Forces

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627 Squadron Crest
07.05.1944 627 Squadron Mosquito IV DZ422 AZ:D Flt Lt. Thomas L. Hogg DFC, MiD

Operation: Training flight.

Date: 7th May 1944 (Sunday)

Unit No: 627 Squadron

Type: Mosquito FB IV

Serial: DZ422

Code: AZ:D

Base: RAF Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire

Location: Woodhall Spa

Pilot: Flt Lt. Thomas Leslie Hogg DFC, MiD. 42310 RAFVR Age 29. Killed

Nav: Flt Lt. Ronald Woodhouse MiD, 46300 RAFVR Age 30. Killed


This aircraft was engaged on a training flight. Single-engined approach at Woodhall Spa aerodrome but crashed near bomb dump - killing both crew members.

Burial detail:

Flt Lt. Ronald Woodhouse and right Botley Cemetery

Flt Lt. Thomas Hogg DFC, MiD. Kirk Onchan (St.Peter Churchyard).Grave 136. Son of Theophilus Clague Hogg and Catherine Anna Hogg, of Onchan, Isle of Man.

DFC awarded whilst with 11 Sqn, London Gazetted 7th April 1942. He was awarded Mentioned in Despatches (MiD). London Gazette 14th January 1944.

Flt.Lt. Ronald Woodhouse MiD. Botley Cemetery. Plot I/2. Grave 221. Husband of Freda Woodhouse, of Bicester, Oxfordshire, England.

He was awarded Mentioned in Despatches (MiD). London Gazette 11th June 1942.

Researched for relatives of this crew with thanks to sources as quoted below (Jul 2017). Updated by Aircrew Remembered (Nov 2020). Thanks to John Jones for the MiD information (Jan 2023).

Other sources listed below:

RS 05.01.2023 - Addition of MiD award information

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