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Remembering World War II Allan Hustead MacKimmie Royal Canadian Air Force
Allan Hustead MacKimmie Sergeant R/260780 Royal Canadian Air Force January 12, 1926 Big Valley, Alberta July 19, 1943 Edmonton, Alberta Edmonton, Alberta 17 5 feet, 8 inches Medium Brown Brown Single Student United Church Gina Nora MacKimmie (Mother) Beaverlodge, Alberta June 29, 1944 18 Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey, United Kingdom 54. J. 1.
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Following training in Canada Sergeant MacKimmie went overseas, arriving in the United Kingdom, on April 7, 1944. He was assigned to No. 22 Operational Training Unit, RAF Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, on May 16, 1944. On June 29, 1944 Wellington III HF 641 with a crew of six, including Sergeant MacKimmie serving as air gunner, departed RAF Wellesbourne on a non-operational day solo cross country flight. At 5:20 pm the aircraft, struck by lightning, crashed at Roade, Northamptonshire. All members of the crew were killed. Sergeant MacKimmie was buried on July 4, 1944 in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey, United Kingdom