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Old 22nd September 2006, 22:08
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85th Sqdn Hurricane- LECKY John William

Hello everyone!
Who can give more details about
LECKY John William, Pilot Offr, 40308, 20 years, 85 Sqdn Hurricane Mk 1P- ????? VY-...
Crashed at GLABECQ (B) May 18, 1940; Cem.Etaples (F), 46A6.
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Old 23rd September 2006, 10:52
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Re: 85th Sqdn Hurricane- LECKY John William

Hello

P/O Lecky John William (KIA)40308
P-2701 85Sqn
18/5/1940

May I ask you your source for Clabecq as crash place?
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Old 23rd September 2006, 11:35
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Re: 85th Sqdn Hurricane- LECKY John William

Pilot Officer J. W. LECKY was killed as result of a motor accident. Flight Lieutenant J. R. M. BOOTHBY, also of No.85 Squadron, was injured in the same crash.
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Old 23rd September 2006, 12:25
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Re: 85th Sqdn Hurricane- LECKY John William

Hello Peter

You mean a car accident ? Or an engine trouble?

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Old 23rd September 2006, 13:45
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Re: 85th Sqdn Hurricane- LECKY John William

Car accident while returning to unit after a spell of leave.
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Old 23rd September 2006, 13:54
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Re: 85th Sqdn Hurricane- LECKY John William

You'r right
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Old 20th November 2006, 22:29
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Re: 85th Sqdn Hurricane- LECKY John William

Many thanks to all of you who answered the question I posed.
I posed this question for a friend of mine who's writing a book, he wrote your answers but whe had a lac of communication about, so, my apologies !!!
Many many thanks to all of you,
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Old 17th December 2006, 12:19
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Re: 85th Sqdn Hurricane- LECKY John William

Hello!
The information about this item came from the computerfiles of the KLM-MRA at Brussels...
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Old 17th December 2006, 12:39
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Re: 85th Sqdn Hurricane- LECKY John William

Fred,

Computer files - so what ? Rubbish in = rubbish out.
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Old 18th December 2006, 21:46
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Re: 85th Sqdn Hurricane- LECKY John William

hey peter!
we think you're wright, and now you see why we ask for help to clear up all these things.
do you have an idee who was flying this plane at the moment of the crash, cause he died on another date seems following the group?
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