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 John Flower Guppy

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John Flower Guppy

Birth
Death 6 Oct 1942 (aged 19–20)
Burial Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
Memorial ID 128564070 View Source
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An American built Boeing B17 Flying Fortress with a mixed Royal Australian Air Force and RAF crew was taking off from Benbecula while another aircraft strayed onto the runway. The pilot of the Flying Fortress managed to climb over the other aircraft but stalled into the sea. All three of the RAAF crew members were killed.


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406452 Sergeant
J F Guppy
Royal Australian Air Force
6th Oct 1942 age 20

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