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BROWN, Hedley

CFHS Ref 11287
War WW II
Surname BROWN
Forenames Hedley
Nationality UK
Rank Sergeant
Service No 643275
Unit / Vessel 9 Squadron
Service Royal Air Force
Residence St Endellion
Date Of Death 15-Feb-42
Interred St Endellion (St Endellienta) Churchyard
Parish War Memorial Port Isaac WM.
Other Memorial RAF Memorial.
County/Country London.
County/Country (Cemetery) Cornwall
Age 20
Year Born 1922
Parents Arthur and Doris BROWN
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Story

Hedley was normally the rear gunner, but on his last mission, a raid to Holland, he swapped with the middle gunner. On the return his plane was shot down to ditched over the North Sea. Only the rear gunner survived.