Saturday, 3 April 2010


He was a navigator, born on 27th January 1910 posted in from RAF Bramcote on 21st September 1941 and killed on R1413 which was attacked and shot down by three Junkers Ju88 German fighters from V/KG40 on 16th October 1942, whilst on patrol over the Bay of Biscay.

The fatal blow was delivered by Uffizier Steurich on the second attack after R1413’s rear gunner had knocked out one engine on the first attack by  Leutnant Dieter Meister, putting him out of the combat.

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