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  • Very rare propellor hub with blade remains and paintwork from RAF Hurricane P3536 of 17 squadron piloted by pilot officer J.K Ross he was shot down at 1.50pm on the 13th October 1940 and crashed near Rochester in Kent.

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    This is a rare part to find recovered from a crash site in this condition a propellor hub still with wooden blade remains also with green and black paintwork remains all clear to see and brass fittings still there brass colour. The propeller hub has been cut away from the main engine and hub and has some damage from the impact of the crash the wooden blade part is still very solid for a wooden relic on the underside cant see any markings but with further cleaning may well be possible it has been very well cleaned and retains a lot of original colours it is perfect for display or any collection the size of the part is 8 inches tall by 8 inches wide. The part was recovered from from RAF Hurricane P3536 of 17 squadron piloted by pilot officer J.K Ross he was shot down at 1.50pm on the 13th October 1940 and crashed near Rochester in Kent. The hub comes with 2xA5 laminated information cards with pictures.

    At 13.35pm two waves of German aircraft around 30 in each wave where on their way to central London up the River Medway the first wave reached London the Second wave was intercepted at Dartford.He was shot down while chasing aircraft in and out of the clouds over Kent when he was hit by anti-aircraft fire. He bailed out, wounded, and was admitted to Gravesend Hospital. His Hurricane crashed in to the east bank of the river Medway nears Rochester.

    Pilot officer Ross probably destroyed a Me109 on the 14th August. He shared a Ju88 bomber on 21st August and shared a Dorner 17 bomber on 3rd September. Ross shared another Dorner 17 on 2nd October but had to make a forced landing when he ran out of fuel. On 6th October he shared in destroying another Dorner 17 and on the 13th September he claimed a Dorner 17 destroyed on 27th October a Ju87 stuka destroyed and probably a second on 11th November. He shared a Ju88 bomber on 11th July 1941.When 134 Squadron was formed at Leconfield on 31st July from 17 Squadron personnel, Ross was promoted and went to the new unit as a Flight Commander. He served in Russia with the squadron and was awarded the DFC (gazetted 25th November 1941). After a short stay at Catterick following its return from Russia in December 1941, the squadron was posted to Eglinton, in Northern Ireland.On 6th January 1942 Ross had to ditch his Spitfire IIa P8393 in the Irish Sea during a convoy escort. Extensive searches failed to find him.

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