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DAVID J. R. CLYNE
David Johnston Robertson Clyne – age 27 – Warrant Officer/Pilot (1550542) Coastal Command, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
David was the pilot of a PBY Catalina sea plane of 302 Flying Training School which crashed on the island of Vatersay in the Outer Hebrides during a training flight from Oban.
Born 1916 in Dennistoun, Glasgow. (Source: SNWM and GRoS – Birth Register)
Son of William Robertson Clyne and Margaret (Robertson) Clyne of 267 Curtis Avenue, King's Park, Glasgow S4. (Source: Glasgow WW2 Roll of Honour and GRoS – Death Register)
Died on Active Service on 12 May 1944.
Commonwealth War Grave – Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery.
Also named on a memorial on Vatersay to the 3 men who were killed and to the 6 who survived, and on the Queens Park Football Club WW2 memorial in Hampden Park.