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Sergeant Douglas Reed

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Sergeant Douglas Reed

Birth
Death
21 Jul 1944
Burial
Kingston upon Hull, Kingston upon Hull Unitary Authority, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Plot
Compt. 285. Grave 51.
Memorial ID
103213653 View Source

Sgt Douggie Reed was a 21yr old wireless operator with 115 Sqn he was killed by an enemy nightfighter over Homberg on July 21st 1944 abiard Lancaster LM510..the rear gunner was also killed before the crew limped back to RAF Woodbridge for an emergency landing, they'd just jettisoned their bombs on the oil plant at Homberg.

Sgt Douggie Reed was a 21yr old wireless operator with 115 Sqn he was killed by an enemy nightfighter over Homberg on July 21st 1944 abiard Lancaster LM510..the rear gunner was also killed before the crew limped back to RAF Woodbridge for an emergency landing, they'd just jettisoned their bombs on the oil plant at Homberg.


Inscription

A SUDDEN CALL TO GOD ON HIGH,
NOT EVEN TIME TO SAY GOODBYE.
MAM, DAD AND FAMILY

Gravesite Details

SON OF GEORGE HENRY AND EMILY GERTRUDE REED, OF HULL.

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