John Keith Alexander

Military

Object Number - UPL 18232 - Hurricane and Spitfire pilot P/O John Keith Alexander 71 [Eagle] Sqn RAF.

Joined RAFVR, service pilot training in US, shipped overseas to ETO, operational training at OTU, assigned to 71S, Bf109 damaged shared 15-5-41, Hurricane Mk I damaged friendly fire !! [John Flynn] 15-5-41.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: No 71 'Eagle' Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 61956
  • Highest Rank: Flying Officer
  • Role/Job: Pilot

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Event Location Date Description

Born

Joplin, MO, USA 23 January 1912 Born 23rd August 1912 in Joplin, Missouri to Ernest Earl and Gladys Juanita Burton Alexander.

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E/A Damaged

15 May 1941 Bf109 damaged, shared 15-5-41.

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Friendly A/C Damaged

15 May 1941 Hurricane Mk I damaged 15-5-41. Pilot P/O John Flynn OK. Friendly fire !!

Died

16 January 1983 Died 16th Jan 1983.
Missouri, USA

Buried

Oklahoma City, OK, USA Arlington Memory Gardens, Oklahoma City, OK

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Joined RAFVR

Canada Joined Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

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Service pilot training

Tulsa, OK, USA Service pilot training in US.

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Shipped overseas

Merseyside, UK Shipped overseas to ETO.

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Operational training

Great Britain, United Kingdom Operational training at OTU. Conversion to Hurricane and Spitfires.

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Assigned

Martlesham Heath, Martlesham, Suffolk, UK Assigned to 71 [Eagle] Sqn RAF.

Revisions

Date15 Oct 2015 14:24:28
ContributorAl_Skiff
Sources

EAGLES of the RAF - The World War II Eagle Squadrons by Phillip D Caine.
http://www.uswarmemorials.org/html/people_details.php?PeopleID=3671

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