Spitfire P7539

Spitfire P7539

Spitfire P7539

Sergeant Pilot
John Romney Mather

66 Squadron, Gravesend

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Spitfire P7539 which crashed at the Half Moon Public House, Hildenborough, Kent on Sunday 27th October, 1940. You can read the story of how I recovered P7539 in our Tribute to the Few section.
 

Items listed

  • Parachute pack (part of)
  • Air intake for cockpit
  • Piston from compressor pump for machine guns
  • Needle valve for SU carburettor
  • Ruler from instrument - direction indicator
  • Gun sight dimmer
  • Rudder bar
  • Part of battery box
  • Metal plate from radio
  • Cockpit jack plug for oxygen
  • Bottle of petrol taken from carburettor
  • Warning and information plates - various x8
  • Piece of armoured glass
  • Part of airframe - first piece recovered from dig
  • Coin
  • Door key
  • Press stud off flying helmet
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