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2nd Lt Gene P Neville 133 [Eagle] Sqn RAF, KIA on the Morlaix disaster in his Mk IX Spitfire.



  • No 133 'Eagle' Squadron

    No 133 'Eagle' Squadron

    'On 1 August 1941, No. 133 reformed at Coltishall as the third 'Eagle' Squadron manned by American personnel. Equipped with Hurricanes it became operational at the end of September. The next month the Squadron moved to Northern Ireland, returning to...


  • Gene Neville

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Joined RAFVR, assigned to 133S, transferred to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Killed in Action (KIA) 26 September 1942 in Spitfire 1X BS140. Lost on Brest Peninsula, crashed Guingamp, from flak damage. PH


  • Biggin Hill

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF Station with US lodger units. USAAF Spitfires and P-38s were attached to RAF No 11 Group stations in mid-1942 for training; also used for special operations by British and US forces.


Date Contributor Update
26 February 2016 08:50:13 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations

Date Contributor Update
10 November 2015 17:30:17 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations