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BURPEE, LEWIS JOHNSTONE, DFM

Service:Royal Canadian Air Force
Service Number:J/17115
Rank:Pilot Officer
Date of Death:17 May 1943
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Medal
Units:No. 617 Squadron, RAF †

Timeline

17 May 1943 †Lancaster ED865: Aircraft was shot down by flak, crashing near the Gilze Rijen Airfield, Holland, while en route to the Sorpe Dam.

Burial Details

Cemetery:BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY
Grave:23. B. 3.

External Links

The London Gazette - Distinguished Flying Medal Announcement (14 May 1943)

Record updated on 21 April 2018.


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