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October 20, 1944 On the evening of October 20, 1944, two Anson aircraft (#11233 and #7146) on a training flight were returning to RCAF Station Yarmouth when they collided in mid- air. The two pilots and four Telegraphist Air Gunners were killed. Crew:  Telegraphists Air Gunners Taylor, Henry    Royal Navy  (H.M.S. Seaborn)  Leading Airman   Service No:  FX/614771   Son of Mrs. E. Taylor, of Drumoak, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.   Date of Death:  October 20, 1944 Age at Death: 18 Cemetery:  Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery (Lot 1. Sec. A.K. Grave 9)    Stanier, Raymond Edgar Royal Navy (H.M.S. Seaborn)  Leading Airman  Service No: FX/605203   Son of Bert B. Stanier and Minnie Stanier, of Walsall, Staffordshire, England. Date of Death:  October 20, 1944 Age at Death: 18 Cemetery:  Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery (Lot 1. Sec. A.K. Grave 12)         Bennett, John Arnold     Royal Navy (H.M.S. Seaborn)  Leading Airman  Service No: FX/606923     Son of Alfred Arnold and Gertrude Matilda Bennett, of Surbiton, Surrey, England. Date of Death:  October 20, 1944 Age at Death: 18 Cemetery:        Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery (Lot 1. Sec. A.K. Grave 10)   Brookes, Albert David     Royal Navy (H.M.S. Seaborn)  Leading Airman  Service No: FX/605894   Son of Mrs. F. Brookes, of Brampton, Yorkshire, England. Date of Death:  October 20, 1944 Age at Death:  18 Cemetery:  Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery (Lot 1. Sec. A.K. Grave 11)   Pilots Richardson, John Norman    RCAF Flying Officer   Service No:  J/38151   Son of Edgar Bruce and Minnie O. Richardson, of Tilbury and husband of Nenagh G. Richardson, of North Vancouver, British Columbia. Date of Death:  October 20, 1944 Age at Death: 27 Cemetery: Tilbury Maple Leaf Cemetery (Lot 24)        Freese, Gunnar                       RCAF Flying Officer   Service No:  J/10396   Son of Conrad and Eva Freese, of Helsingfors, Finland and husband of Sylvia Freese, of Montreal. Date of Death:  October 20, 1944 Age at Death:  36 Cemetery: Montreal Mount Royal Cemetery (Sec. G.943. Grave 432)  
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Training Flight Crash October 20, 1944
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