Harry Arthur Shortt Harry Arthur Shortt

Graveyard / Begraafplaats: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location / Locatie: JJ grave 52

Militairy Service / Krijgsdienst: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Rang: Pilot Officer
Regiment: 214 Sqdn.
Number / Nummer: 100558

Age / Leeftijd: 25
Birthplace / Geboorteplaats: Canada
Date of death / Overlijdensdatum: 16/04/1942
Place of death / Overlijdensplaats: Deurne "De Barrier"

Son of Henry and Annie Elizabeth Shortt from Little Baddow; Essex
Husband of Sylvia Ada Shortt.

On April 16, 1942 3:58 plunged to a Vickers Wellington IC of the 214 Squadron down near the Buntven. The bomber was shot down by a German night fighter of 1 / NJG 1 flew by UFZ Schienbein. The entire crew, composed from P / O L.M. Leech, P / O H. A. Short, Sgt J. Ward, Sgt P. Heppenstall, Sgt G.M.C. Turner and Sgt V.E. Egan, here was killed.

Related / Gerelateerde
Lawrence Malcolm Leech - Pilot Officer
Jack Ward - Sergeant
Percy Heppenstall - Sergeant
Geoffrey Malcolm Charles Turner - Sergeant
Vernon Ernest Egan - Sergeant

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