Howard Peter Blatchford

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Squadron(s): 17, 257

Fate/Ongoing Career: Killed in Action 3-5-43

Interesting Facts: Born 25-2-12. "Cowboy". Served in France in photo recce. Led 257 against Italian Air Force, 11-11-40, took command of squadron 7-41. Led Canadian Wing from September 11941, later led Coltishall Wing.

Added by: Battle of Britain Memorial Trust on 1st June 2010.


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