6 March 1940

The usual patrols of the Saint-Inglevert area continue with four patrols (eight sorties) between 09h00 and 15h45.

A drama unfortunately took place in the night when the Aircraftman 1st Class Reginald E. Parfitt made a fall in a canal near Vitry-en-Artois. He is buried in the communal cemetery of Douai (row L, grave 8)[1].

Pilot Officer Thomas C. Jackson

Gladiator N5899

06 h 50 – 07 h 50

Vol de liaison Saint-Inglevert — Vitry-en-Artois.

Flying Officer John R.H. Gayner

Gladiator N5587

09 h 00 – 10 h 30

Patrol Saint-Inglevert – Calais (Patrol Line C)

Pilot Officer John R. Lloyd

Gladiator N2306

Pilot Officer Horace E. Horne

Gladiator N5580

10 h 00 – 11 h 30

Patrol Saint-Inglevert – Boulogne (Patrol Line A)

Flying Officer Hedley N. Fowler

Gladiator N2304

Pilot Officer David J. Looker

Gladiator N5577

11h45 – 13h20

Patrol Saint-Inglevert – Calais (Patrol Line C)

Pilot Officer Keith T. Lofts

Gladiator N2306

Flight Lieutnant Leslie T.W. Thornley

Gladiator N2306

14h10 – 15h45

Patrol Saint-Inglevert – Dunkerque (Patrol Line B)

Pilot Officer Michael R. Mudie

Gladiator N5580


[1] Commonwealth War Graves Commission : Casualty Details PARFITT, Reginald Ernest : http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2276510/PARFITT, % 20REGINALD%20ERNEST [Consulté le 23/02/17)

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