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Pilot Officer Julian Paul Chester-Master

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Pilot Officer Julian Paul Chester-Master

Birth
Hong Kong
Death
7 Apr 1940 (aged 27–28)
France
Memorial Site*
Englefield Green, Runnymede Borough, Surrey, England

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot
Panel 7.
Memorial ID
15247525 View Source

Taking off from RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland, 115 RAF Squadron’s Vickers Wellington 1A (#P2524) aircraft, with an aircrew of six, was shot down by a German fighter aircraft while the Wellington, on an operation searching for enemy shipping off the cost of Denmark, was attacking the German battleships ‘Schamhorst’ and ‘Gneisenau’.
The airmen who perished in the attack were-
RAF Pilot Officer Estelles Arthur WICKENKAMP MBE,
RAF Aircraftman 2nd Class Henry George ABLETT,
RAFVR Pilot Officer Julian Paul CHESTER-MASTER,
RAF Sergeant William Livingstone MacDONALD,
RAF Pilot Officer David Herbert WARDLAW and
RAF Aircraftman 2nd Class Robert Charles PEEL.

[115 RAF Squadron’s Vickers Wellington Mk IA (#P2949) aircraft, piloted by Canadian RAF Roy Allen GAYFORD, was also lost on this air operation.]

Military Service-
Rank: Pilot Officer
Service Number: 76006
Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Division: 115 RAF Squadron; RAF Marham, Norfolk
[MOTTO: ‘Despite The Elements’]

Son of Reginald Francis and Bertha Maude Chester-Master of Yateley, Hampshire, England; husband of Betty Chester-Master.

Taking off from RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland, 115 RAF Squadron’s Vickers Wellington 1A (#P2524) aircraft, with an aircrew of six, was shot down by a German fighter aircraft while the Wellington, on an operation searching for enemy shipping off the cost of Denmark, was attacking the German battleships ‘Schamhorst’ and ‘Gneisenau’.
The airmen who perished in the attack were-
RAF Pilot Officer Estelles Arthur WICKENKAMP MBE,
RAF Aircraftman 2nd Class Henry George ABLETT,
RAFVR Pilot Officer Julian Paul CHESTER-MASTER,
RAF Sergeant William Livingstone MacDONALD,
RAF Pilot Officer David Herbert WARDLAW and
RAF Aircraftman 2nd Class Robert Charles PEEL.

[115 RAF Squadron’s Vickers Wellington Mk IA (#P2949) aircraft, piloted by Canadian RAF Roy Allen GAYFORD, was also lost on this air operation.]

Military Service-
Rank: Pilot Officer
Service Number: 76006
Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Division: 115 RAF Squadron; RAF Marham, Norfolk
[MOTTO: ‘Despite The Elements’]

Son of Reginald Francis and Bertha Maude Chester-Master of Yateley, Hampshire, England; husband of Betty Chester-Master.


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