William R Kearns

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Name: William R Kearns

First Name(s): William R
Last Name: Kearns

Place of birth: Canada, Ontario, Middlesex Cnty, London

Rank: F/Lt Rear Air Gunner RCAF
ASN: J/16490
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Unit: 419 TAF Squadron “Moose” RCAF

Reported as: KIA
Date of incident: 05-02-1945
Place of incident: Vielsalm

note: Flight Lieutenant William R Kearns was KIA due to a collision with the Avro Lancaster Mk I (PA219-BM-M) of 433 TAF Squadron during “Operation Bonn”. Both machines crashed South of Vielsalm (Province of Luxembourg) in the Belgian Ardennes.
The crash site of Avro Lancaster Mk X KB787-VR-M is shown @website
The Belgians Remember Them

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