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YOUNG, HENRY MELVIN, DFC & BAR

Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Service Number:72478
Rank:Squadron Leader
Date of Death:17 May 1943
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross and Bar
Units:No. 617 Squadron, RAF †

Timeline

17 May 1943 †Lancaster ED887: Aircraft was shot down by flak while clearing the Dutch coast, crashing off Castricum aan Zee.

Burial Details

Cemetery:BERGEN GENERAL CEMETERY
Grave:Plot 2. Row D. Grave 4.

External Links

The London Gazette - Distinguished Flying Cross Announcement (9 May 1941)
The London Gazette - Bar to Distinguished Flying Cross Announcement (15 September 1942)

Record updated on 21 April 2018.


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