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Hudson Crew

Rheinberg Cemetery

Sergeant Roy BROWN

Serial Number: 1213064
RAF Trade: Navigator
Date of Enlistment: 19/12/1940
Rank Achieved: Sergeant
Operational Sorties: 11 Ops with 12 Squadron
and 14 Ops with 156 Squadron.

Date of Birth: 9th September 1922, at Nuneaton, Warwickshire.

Personal Details:
Son of Harry and Emily L. Brown, of Nuneaton, Warwickshire.

According to the 156 Squadron Operations Record Book (ORB) Sgt Brown was posted in on 25/03/1943, as part of P/O R J Hudson's crew. His initial posting was to 12 Squadron on 10/10/42 and remained there until 24/3/1943 completing 12 ops with that Squadron.

His final mission, to Elberfield, on the 24/6/1943 took off from Warboys at 23:19 an crashed in the vicinity of Koln, where burials are reported for 29 June. Three now rest in Rheinberg War Cemetery; the others are perpetuated by the Runnymede Memorial  (details from Chorley's Bomber Command Losses)


The  details and photographs on this page were supplied by  Malcolm Brown.