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  Brewster Buffalo Mk. I Serial Number W8208  
RAF
453 Squadron, RAAF

Pilot  P/O Maxwell Irvine-Brown, RAAF 404736 (KIA / BR)
Crashed  October 8, 1941

Aircraft History
Built by Brewster as a model 339E. Constructors Number 224. An RAF aircraft in service with a RAAF unit.

Mission History
Force landed at Buntang Island, 70 kilometres south east of Singapore, after becoming lost during a radio trial flight.

Memorials
P/O Irvine-Brown is now buried at the Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore (Grave 37.B.9).

References
ADF Serials - Buffalo W8208
RAAF DB - Maxwell Irvine-Brown

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Last Updated
January 5, 2018

 

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