Flying Officer Arne Rhoar HELVARD 128521 RAFVR

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Arne Hroar Helvard

Twenty eight year old Danish born Arne was flying as a second pilot to Pilot Officer William Shillinglaw RAAF when they were intercepted and shot down at 01:33 hours by by Lt Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer of Stab II./NJG1 on the night of June 21/22nd 1943 while attacking Krefeld. All the crew were killed in the encounter, Arne arrived on No.218 Squadron via No.1651 C/U w.e.f 13th June 1943. He is buried along with the rest of the crew in the Langdorp Cemetery,  Belgium, Grave 3.

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The grave of Flying Officer Helvard