Letherbarrow, E J

  • Name on memorial: Letherbarrow, E J
  • Memorial panel: Centre
  • Full name: Letherbarrow, Edward John
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Service details: 1315524, 75 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
  • Age at death: 21
  • Date of death: 11/04/1943
  • Birth place: Banbury
  • Parents: Thomas H and Mildred E Letherbarrow
  • Mother's maiden name: Taplin
  • Parents' marriage details: Chipping Norton Dec-15
  • Wife: unknown
  • Wife's maiden name: unknown
  • Marriage details: unknown
  • Additional information:
    E J Letherbarrow was killed when his Stirling BF456 AA-J crashed during the 10/04/1943 raid on Frankfurt.
    BF456 was one of two No.75 Sqdn Stirlings lost on this operation. See: BF455. Airborne 0006 11th April 1943 from Newmarket. Cause of loss not established. Crashed at Steeg (or Stegg). All are buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.
    Sgt J.Webb KIA, Sgt J.R.Inglis KIA, Sgt D.V.Jones KIA, Sgt D.T.Anthony KIA, Sgt R.W.Lowther KIA, Sgt L.R.Cunningham KIA, Sgt E.J.Letherbarrow KIA.
    Source: LostBombers.co.uk

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