John Purcell Irvine

Graveyard / Begraafplaats: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location / Locatie: Plot KK. Coll. grave 106

Militairy Service / Krijgsdienst: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Rang: Sergeant Flight Engineer
Regiment: 101 Sqdn.
Number / Nummer: 1063368

Age / Leeftijd: 23
Date of death / Overlijdensdatum: 21/07/1944
Place of death / Overlijdensplaats: Handel, end of the Ossenkapelweg

Son of James and Annie Irvine from Whitburn, West Lothian.

On July 21, 1944, around 1:30 in the morning crashed AVRO Lancaster 1 in Commerce at the end of the Osse Kapelweg.
None of the passengers survived the crash.
They had departed from Airfield Ludford Magna and had dropped their bombs on Homberg in Germany.
All are buried in Eindhoven, except Airgunner Pilot Officer I.M. Hanon of the Royal Canadian Airforce. He was buried in Groesbeek.

Related / Gerelateerde
Jack Arthur Harvey - Flying Officer
William Osadchy - Flight Sergeant
William James Cooper - Sergeant
John Lyle Sime - Sergeant
Frederick Robert Loveridge - Sergeant
Alexander Wilson - Sergeant

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