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41965   Pilot Officer Alan Lancelot Treanor
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 20/03/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 245 Squadron, Royal Air Force (British Air Force)
Died: 01/06/1940 (Killed in Action)
Age: 19
Summary      
Alan Lancelot Treanor was the son of Sydney and Ena Treanor. He was born about 1921. Alan Treanor attended Down High School. Pilot Officer Alan Treanor served with the Royal Air Force in World War Two. Pilot Officer Treanor flew a Hurricane fighter with 245 Squadron. On 1st June 1940, his Hurricane (Serial No N2658) was flying a combat air patrol over Dunkirk, France. It failed to return and Pilot Officer Alan Lancelot Treanor was missing, presumed dead.
Further Information
Alan Lancelot Treanor was the son of Sydney Allen Robinson and Marthena ‘Ena’ Treanor. Sydney Treanor and Marthena Henderson were married on 29th July 1918 in the district of Belfast.
Alan Lancelot Treanor was born about 1921.
Alan Treanor attended Down High School.
Pilot Officer Alan Treanor served with the Royal Air Force in World War Two. Pilot Officer Treanor flew a Hurricane fighter with 245 Squadron.
Hawker Hurricane
On 1st June 1940, his Hurricane (Serial No N2658) was flying a combat air patrol over Dunkirk, France. It failed to return and Pilot Officer Alan Lancelot Treanor was missing, presumed dead. He was 19 years old.
Pilot Officer Alan Lancelot Treanor has no known grave and is commemorated on Panel 10 on Runnymede Memorial.
Pilot Officer Alan Lancelot Treanor is commemorated locally on Dungannon War Memorial and on the WW2 stained glass window in St Anne’s Church of Ireland, Dungannon.
The CWGC records Pilot Officer Alan Lancelot Treanor as the son of Sydney A R and Ena Treanor of Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 St Annes Church Dungannon Central Listed on memorial 54.503377 -6.769458
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 Aviation Safety - N2658 Details of Hawker Hurricane loss
2 National Archives UK Official details of loss
3 RAF Commands - N2658 Details of Hawker Hurricane loss
4 Runnymede - panel 10 Top Photo of Pilot Officer Alan Treanor s inscription
5 Traces of WW2 Brief details of Hawker Hurricane loss
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2020