Flying Officer ( Pilot ) Herbert Brian Lightoller

Flying Officer ( Pilot ) Herbert Brian Lightoller

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Death 4 Sep 1939 (aged 21)
Burial Grossenkneten, Landkreis Oldenburg, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Plot 4. B. 13.
Memorial ID 18427318 · View Source
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He was among the very first casualties of the RAF, killed in action 4 September 1939 (the 2nd day of the war) in a Blenheim Bomber Raid against the German Fleet off Wilhelmshaven. It is believed that the raid was primarily targeted against the German battleship Admiral Scheer.


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Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Gravesite Details 37884

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  • Originally Created by: International Wargraves Photography Project
  • Added: 15 Mar 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 18427318
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Flying Officer ( Pilot ) Herbert Brian Lightoller (19 Jan 1918–4 Sep 1939), Find a Grave Memorial no. 18427318, citing Sage War Cemetery, Grossenkneten, Landkreis Oldenburg, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany ; Maintained by IWPP Custodial Account (contributor 48586138) .