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Mission: Rhubarb to Ypres (Leper).

Date: 20
th July 1943

Time: (not known).

Unit: No.198 Squadron

Type: Hawker Typhoon IB

Serial: JP486

Coded: TP - ?

Location: Unknown - Belgium.

Pilot: Flight Lieutenant. Robert Henry Deugo. J/15076 R.C.A.F. Age.21 - Killed.


On the Tuesday morning of the 20th July, F/L. Deugo took off for a Rhubarb mission to Ypres, Belgium, over the target area his aircraft was hit by Flak and his Typhoon crashed killing him instantly.

Note: Just under a year earlier whilst serving with No.56 Squadron he was on patrol in Typhoon IB Serial No. R7678 with Sgt K. M Stewart-Turner,and Typhoon of Serial No. R8199 when they were attacked and shot down by Spitfires of No.401 Squadron off Dover. Deugo succeeded in baling out but sadly Turner was killed in the incident.

No. 198 Squadron Typhoons.

F/Lt. Robert Deugo. front row – first on left. (Brownless).

Burial Details:

Flight Lieutenant Robert Henry Deugo J/15076 R.C.A.F. Diksmuide Communal Cemetery, West - Vlaanderen. Belgium. Grave 1031.

Son of Ira and Dorothy Deugo, of Pakenham, Ontario, Canada.

Researched and compiled by Melvin Brownless, January 2014.
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