11.11.1941. No. 58 O.T.U. Spitfire L1083 Sgt. McKie loss
Date: 11th November 1941 (Tuesday)
Unit: No. 58 Operational Training Unit
Location: Loch Tay, Scotland
Pilot: Sgt. Alison Boyce McKie R/72679 R.C.A.F. Age 20. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Flying on a formation training exercise when radio contact was lost near Grangemouth. At the time he was flying with Sgt Argue who landed at Kinloss, refuelled and returned to Grangemouth. The body of Sgt Mckie was later recovered and he is now buried at Grandsable Cemetery, Grangemouth.
Sgt. Alison Boyce McKie and grave at Grandsable Cemetery
Log book for Sgt. Mckie - tragically very short of entries!
Sgt. Alison Boyce McKie Sec 1. Grangemouth Grandsable Cemetery, Scotland
No further details although he originated from Southport, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Researched for relatives of Sgt. Boyce. With thanks to the Cadets and Staff 1333 (Grangemouth) Squadron ATC for their valued assistance with the research into 58. O.T.U. Any relative who would like a full size photograph of the grave we would be very happy to email them to you free of charge.