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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of West-Vlaanderen:
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Crash site of Hurricane P3105
11/08/1940

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cest raf squadron
Unit: 111 Squadron
Aircraft: Hurricane
Code: P3105
Base:
Mission: Patrol
Crew officer: P/O COPEMAN, JACK HARRY HAMILTON
Incident: shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

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Facts

On 11th August Copeman was shot down and killed in combat off Margate, his Hurricane P3105 coming down in the Channel. He was 27 years old.
His body was washed ashore in Belgium and he was buried in Middlekerke Communal Cemetery.

Sources:
BBM.org
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
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