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Sergeant Edward Thomas Money

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Sergeant Edward Thomas Money

Birth
Death
30 Jul 1944
Burial
Cintheaux, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot
II. A. 3.
Memorial ID
56157256 View Source

115 Squadron's Avro Lancaster (#PB130) aircraft, with an aircrew of seven, took off from RAF Witchford for an air operation over Amayé-sur-Seulles in France to bomb German strong points in the Normandy area. In difficult cloudy conditions, PB130 was one of four Lancasters lost in this major operation, crashing and taking the lives of the entire crew.
The airmen who perished in this crash were-
RCAF Pilot Officer Robert William Burdell CAREY,
RCAF Pilot Officer William Morrow CONLY,
RAFVR Pilot Officer Eric Thomas FISHER,
RCAF Pilot Officer George John IMRIE,
RCAF Pilot Officer Jack Maurice LONIE,
RAFVR Sergeant Edward Thomas MONEY and
RCAF Pilot Officer Clifford Arnold THOMPSON.

Military Service-
Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Flight Engineer
Service Number: 1867911
Age: 21
Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Division: 115 RAF Squadron; RAF Witchford, Cambridgeshire
(Motto: 'Despite the elements')

Son of Edward William and Mary Jane Money of March, Cambridgeshire, England.

115 Squadron's Avro Lancaster (#PB130) aircraft, with an aircrew of seven, took off from RAF Witchford for an air operation over Amayé-sur-Seulles in France to bomb German strong points in the Normandy area. In difficult cloudy conditions, PB130 was one of four Lancasters lost in this major operation, crashing and taking the lives of the entire crew.
The airmen who perished in this crash were-
RCAF Pilot Officer Robert William Burdell CAREY,
RCAF Pilot Officer William Morrow CONLY,
RAFVR Pilot Officer Eric Thomas FISHER,
RCAF Pilot Officer George John IMRIE,
RCAF Pilot Officer Jack Maurice LONIE,
RAFVR Sergeant Edward Thomas MONEY and
RCAF Pilot Officer Clifford Arnold THOMPSON.

Military Service-
Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Flight Engineer
Service Number: 1867911
Age: 21
Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Division: 115 RAF Squadron; RAF Witchford, Cambridgeshire
(Motto: 'Despite the elements')

Son of Edward William and Mary Jane Money of March, Cambridgeshire, England.


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GREATER LOVE
HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,
THAT A MAN LAY DOWN
HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
(John 15:13)

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  • Maintained by: SJB Hearn
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56157256
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56157256/edward-thomas-money: accessed ), memorial page for Sergeant Edward Thomas Money (unknown–30 Jul 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56157256, citing Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, Cintheaux, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France; Maintained by SJB Hearn (contributor 46864594).