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Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Leonard Evan Thomas

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Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Leonard Evan Thomas

Birth
England
Death
12 Mar 1943
Horst aan de Maas Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Burial
Nijmegen, Nijmegen Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands Add to Map
Plot
24. E. 4.
Memorial ID
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Leonard Evan Thomas, was served with the RAF in WWII and lost his life when his plane, Halifax HR692 10 Squadron crashed at Horst near Cafe "de Oude Lint"... Shot down by Oblt. Manfred Meurer of the 3./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 from Venlo airfield.

Target: Essen

Crew:
Pilot F/Sgt. L. Barker 968735 RAF Jonkerbos 24 E 1
Flight engineer Sgt. W.L.G. Thompson R/89257 RCAF Jonkerbos 24 E 7
Navigator Sgt. K.A. Mills 1440297 RAF Jonkerbos 24 E 3
Navigator F/O. R.J. Paul 125563 RAF Jonkerbos 24 E 2
Wo ag Sgt. L.E. Thomas 1291773 RAF Jonkerbos 24 E 4
Air gunner Sgt. J. Freel 1126762 RAF Jonkerbos 24 E 5
Air gunner Sgt. G.A. Hyatt 1318574 RAF Jonkerbos 24 E 6
Leonard Evan Thomas, was served with the RAF in WWII and lost his life when his plane, Halifax HR692 10 Squadron crashed at Horst near Cafe "de Oude Lint"... Shot down by Oblt. Manfred Meurer of the 3./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 from Venlo airfield.

Target: Essen

Crew:
Pilot F/Sgt. L. Barker 968735 RAF Jonkerbos 24 E 1
Flight engineer Sgt. W.L.G. Thompson R/89257 RCAF Jonkerbos 24 E 7
Navigator Sgt. K.A. Mills 1440297 RAF Jonkerbos 24 E 3
Navigator F/O. R.J. Paul 125563 RAF Jonkerbos 24 E 2
Wo ag Sgt. L.E. Thomas 1291773 RAF Jonkerbos 24 E 4
Air gunner Sgt. J. Freel 1126762 RAF Jonkerbos 24 E 5
Air gunner Sgt. G.A. Hyatt 1318574 RAF Jonkerbos 24 E 6

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Gravesite Details

1291773


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