John Horace Fletcher

Graveyard / Begraafplaats: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location / Locatie: JJ coll. grave 83-86

Militairy Service / Krijgsdienst: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Rang: Sergeant
Regiment: 115 Sqdn.
Number / Nummer: 943590

Age / Leeftijd: 22
Date of death / Overlijdensdatum: 22/07/1942
Place of death / Overlijdensplaats: Eindhoven

Son of Horace R. and Ethel A. Fletcher from Birstall; Leicestershire.

Crashed at Scherpenrijd Overakker 2 km east of Eindhoven.

The aircraft, a Wellington, was flown by pilot Fletcher and was on a raid to Duisburg, crashed at 02:10. Departed from Airport Marham at 23:49.
Total volume of this attack were 291 aircrafts: 170 Wellingtons, 36 Stirlings, 29 Lancasters, 39 Halifaxes, 17 Hampdens and 10 Mosquitos.
10 Wellngtons, 1 Halifax and 1 Hampden were lost.
Due to the time of the crash we do not expect they have ever reached Duisburg.

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John Ingram Morris - Sergeant
George William Roney - Flight Sergeant
William Elliott Brown - Flight Sergeant
Leonard Alfred Charles Standen - Sergeant

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