Richard Byrne Honeycombe

In memory of
Flight Sergeant
Richard Byrne Honeycombe

December 4, 1942

Military Service:
Service Number: R/96328
Force: Air Force
Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force
Division: 402 Sqdn.

Source CVWM



Courtesy  RCAF  Dunnville  Museum

Information  taken from the Internet

Flight Sergeant R.B. Honeycombe  From Brooklyn NY Served w/ 402 Squadron. On 4 December 1942 flying Spitfire Mk IX BS132 for a sweep over the Pas de Calais, he was shot down by a Fw-190 from JG 26 over Guînes and killed in action.

Spitfire Mk IX BS132
Delivered new to No. 402 (F) Squadron, RCAF on 5 August 1942. Lost during combat with JG26 on 4 December 1942 during a Rodeo mission. F/Sgt. R.B. Honeycombe, an American in the RCAF, killed.


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