|Birth: ||unknown, England|
|Death: ||Sep. 27, 1944|
1076061 Sergeant Flt. Engr. THOMAS WILLIAM LIGHTLEY,
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Husband of A. Lightley, of Ashington.
Stirling lll LK453 1654 HCU
The Aircraft took off at 22:30 from Wigsley for night bombing practice. On return the visability was worse and they were advised to circle and wait weather improvement.
The Stirling went out of control on doing so and crashed North of the airfield. All were killed and taken to their home towns for burial.
Crew on board:
Pilot Officer J R Townley
Sergeant Thomas Wiliiam Lightley
Sergeant A T Collins>
Sergeant G P Barber
Sergeant N E Mead
Sergeant S C Howard
Sergeant K Clayton
St John the Evangelist Churchyard
Northumberland Unitary Authority
Plot: Sec. T. Row 7. Grave 21.
Created by: wertypop
Record added: Jul 24, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114313481
Added: Feb. 19, 2015