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FO John Gordon Byrne

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FO John Gordon Byrne

Birth
Death
28 Dec 1942 (aged 21–22)
Burial
Fulwood, Metropolitan Borough of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Plot
Grave 408.
Memorial ID
113114922 View Source

112527 Flying Officer, Flying Instr. John Gordon Byrne
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died age 22
Son of Armel and Annie Byrne, of Fulwood, Sheffield; husband of Beryl Jean Byrne, of Millhouses, Sheffield.

Wellington BK517 was on a routine air test on the morning of December 28th when it crashed into a valley just beyond the village of Bodicote, near Banbury. All six crew were killed.

Crew:
1066387 Leading Aircraftman Leslie Hamilton Nicholson Died age 20

Flight Sergeant William McMillan, 967661, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve aged 26

Flight Sergeant Jack Thompson McDonald (R/90083, Royal Canadian Air Force) aged 26

Aircraftman 2nd Class John Ernest George Beaumont, 1710222, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve aged 19

Aircraftman 2nd Class Granville Broadhurst, 1579235, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve aged 19

112527 Flying Officer, Flying Instr. John Gordon Byrne
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died age 22
Son of Armel and Annie Byrne, of Fulwood, Sheffield; husband of Beryl Jean Byrne, of Millhouses, Sheffield.

Wellington BK517 was on a routine air test on the morning of December 28th when it crashed into a valley just beyond the village of Bodicote, near Banbury. All six crew were killed.

Crew:
1066387 Leading Aircraftman Leslie Hamilton Nicholson Died age 20

Flight Sergeant William McMillan, 967661, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve aged 26

Flight Sergeant Jack Thompson McDonald (R/90083, Royal Canadian Air Force) aged 26

Aircraftman 2nd Class John Ernest George Beaumont, 1710222, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve aged 19

Aircraftman 2nd Class Granville Broadhurst, 1579235, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve aged 19

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