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Surname PINION   Initials L J   First Name LAWRENCE JASON  
Decorations  
Rank Flying Officer   Unit RAF   Service No. 100555  
Age 22  Deceased 29/04/1942  Previous Squadron  
Comments Survived Loss of X3708 - 19/4/42  
Address United Kingdom?  
Cemetery BIEVRES COMMUNAL CHURCHYARDEssonne, France  
Grave Location Grave 15.  
Additional Info Son of Alfred and Hazel Spencer Pinion; husband of Barbara Mary Pinion (nee Buttery).  
War Graves Link 2234718  Grave Photo ** YES ** Cemetery Photo ** YES **
Award Date Citation / Reference Squadron
Source Date Comments
ORB  25/03/1942  P/O PINION did not take off on operations, his aircraft having been damaged by a taxying Stirling of No. 15 Squadron while marshalling 
ORB  5/04/1942  F/LT WILLS AND P/O PINION both put up very fine performances. 
ORB  13/04/1942  F/SGT BRADY (W/Op) awarded immediate D.F.M. for good work with P/O PINION on the night of 5.4.42. 
ORB  15/04/1942  P/O PINION appointed A/F/O. w.e.f. 24.1.42 to fill F/Lt. Vacancy in 'B' Flight. 
ORB  19/04/1942  P/O PINION mistook WARBOYS aerodrome for base on return and landed with mines on short runway, over-running at end and colliding with hedge. 
ORB  29/04/1942  F/O PINION and crew failed to return and were posted as Missing