Day, A E

  • Name on memorial: Day, A E
  • Memorial panel: Centre
  • Full name: Arthur Edward Day
  • Rank: Pilot Officer
  • Service details: 102116, 88 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
  • Age at death: 23
  • Date of death: 26/10/1941
  • Birth place: Banbury
  • Parents: William Richard and Nellie Day, of Banbury
  • Mother's maiden name: Ewins
  • Parents' marriage details: Banbury Sep-12
  • Wife: unknown
  • Wife's maiden name: unknown
  • Marriage details: unknown
  • Additional information:
    Source: J Tobin &
    Blenheim bomber V6421, code RH-Y. Airborne 1410 from Attlebridge, Norfolk. Crashed one minute after being hit by Flak in the port engine whilst attacking a convoy off the Dutch coast. P/O Rollinson and P/O Day were observed getting out of their aircraft into a dinghy. However, there were no survivors and no bodies recovered and they are all commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial. P/O Jack Rollinson KIA, P/O (Observer) Arthur Edward Day KIA, Sgt Edward Whybrow Andrews KIA.

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