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Pilot Officer ( Air Bomber ) Albert Yoxon

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Pilot Officer ( Air Bomber ) Albert Yoxon

Birth
Liverpool, Metropolitan Borough of Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Death
7 Dec 1944 (aged 22)
Langtoft, East Riding of Yorkshire Unitary Authority, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Burial
Anfield, Metropolitan Borough of Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Plot
Sec. 7. R.C. Grave 2196.
Memorial ID
32675148 View Source

from Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank:Pilot Officer
Trade:Air Bomber
Service No:184398
Date of Death:07/12/1944 Age:22
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 115 Sqdn.
Grave Reference:Sec. 7. R.C. Grave 2196.
Cemetery:LIVERPOOL (ANFIELD) CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of John and Amy Yoxon, of Liverpool.

Albert was a popular Bootle cricketer and Liverpool Reserves footballer.
info: https://playupliverpool.com/1944/12/07/the-death-of-albert-yoxon/

On 7th December 1944 Albert was serving as Air Bomber on a Lancaster I PB749 of 1651 HCU RAF (Heavy Conversion Unit), that were training crew in the operation of four-engined bombers They took off at 11:50 hrs from RAF Woolfox Lodge airfield for a training sortie that including local flying and practise bombing. Weather conditions were described as being generally misty, but the cloud base was high (12,000 ft) with visibility up to four miles. At 12:14 hrs the Lancaster broke up in the air and crashed near Langtoft, killing all aboard. It was the first Lancaster loss of 1651 HCU.
info from: https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=159470

from Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank:Pilot Officer
Trade:Air Bomber
Service No:184398
Date of Death:07/12/1944 Age:22
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 115 Sqdn.
Grave Reference:Sec. 7. R.C. Grave 2196.
Cemetery:LIVERPOOL (ANFIELD) CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of John and Amy Yoxon, of Liverpool.

Albert was a popular Bootle cricketer and Liverpool Reserves footballer.
info: https://playupliverpool.com/1944/12/07/the-death-of-albert-yoxon/

On 7th December 1944 Albert was serving as Air Bomber on a Lancaster I PB749 of 1651 HCU RAF (Heavy Conversion Unit), that were training crew in the operation of four-engined bombers They took off at 11:50 hrs from RAF Woolfox Lodge airfield for a training sortie that including local flying and practise bombing. Weather conditions were described as being generally misty, but the cloud base was high (12,000 ft) with visibility up to four miles. At 12:14 hrs the Lancaster broke up in the air and crashed near Langtoft, killing all aboard. It was the first Lancaster loss of 1651 HCU.
info from: https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=159470

Bio by: Alison


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NONE KNEW HIM BUT TO LOVE HIM NONE MENTIONED HIS NAME BUT IN PRAISE

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