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FX76845   Petty Officer Airman Allan Miller Bayne
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/11/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: HMS Condor Air Station, Royal Navy (British Navy)
Date Of Birth: 16/09/1919
Died: 17/02/1943 (Died on Active Sevice)
Age: 23
Alan Bayne was the son of William James and Selina Bayne. Alan Millar Cameron Bayne was born on 16th September 1919. It seems he was born in the Moneymore area. Petty Officer Airman Alan Bayne served with the Royal Navy as part of Fleet Air Arm. He was based at H.M.S. Condor, a Royal Naval Air Station at Arbroath in Scotland. In February 1943 he was part of a crew of three when their plane crashed on the Hill of Formal, near Edzell in Angus, Scotland. Both Ravey and Bayne are recorded as losing their lives that day. His remains were returned home and he is buried in Cookstown Cemetery.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Cookstown New Cemetery
  Cookstown, Co Tyrone, 6
Grave Ref:
CWGC Casualty 2835101
Cookstown New Cemetery is situated at the junction of Cemetery Road and Westland Road South, Cookstown. Cookstown New Cemetery is also known as Westland Rd Cemetery and Forthill Cemetery.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph WWII - North Panel Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW2 342
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1 Albacore aircraft The plane in which Airman Alan Miller Cameron Bayne died.
2 Date of Desmond Bayne's birth - 4 July 1927
3 Photo of Airman Alan Miller Cameron Bayne's grave
4 Naval History information Gives cause of death as air crash FAA, 754 Sqn
5 NZ War Graves Project Details of Airman Alan Miller Cameron Bayne including grave photo
6 Royal Naval Association Brave Report Issue 33 includes details of Airman Alan Miller Cameron Bayne
7 Tamlaghtmor lies between Coagh and Stewartstown.
8 William Ravey, CWGC record Died in same air crash with Alan Bayne FAA, 754 Sqn
9 William Ravey, grave photo Died in same air crash with Alan Bayne FAA, 754 Sqn
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