Arthur Edgar & Alex Leonard Foster

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Reference WMO262043

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Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

East Kirkby Airfield

East Kirkby

PE23 4DE

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Tree/s
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Rowan and plaque ND531 Took off at 2330 from East Kirkby on operations against Wesserling. Lost without trace. All are perpetuated on the Runnymede Morial. F/S Lawrence had flown his first tour with 61 Squadron, as had F/O Davis, their awards being published on 14 October and 12 November 1943 respectively. Bomber Command Losses – Vol 5, page 296 d.o.d. 22nd in CWGC W4136 Took off 2310 Syerston for operations against Kartsruhe. Lost without trace. All commemorated Runnymede Memorial. Bomber Command Losses, Volume 3, page 202 d.o.d. given as the 3rd in CWGC.
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ND521 FOSTER Arth Edgar: DFC. Squadron Leader. 113416. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Frank Easton Foster and Ellen Maud Foster, of Chertsey, Surrey. His twin brother Alec Leonard also died on service. Aged 23. LAWRENCE Leonard: DFM. Flight Sergeant. 1147982. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Richard and Nellie Lawrence, of Stairfoot, Yorkshire. Aged 22 ADAMS Robert: DFC. Flight Lieutenant. 120747. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of John and Edith Alice Adams; husband of Louise Adams, of Burton-on-Trent. aged 32 HEWISH Frank Leonard. Flying Officer. 129480. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Hewish. Aged 23. STONE Frederick Richard. Flying Officer. 160519. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Amelia Stone, of Trealaw, Glamorgan. Aged 26. BRADD Dennis George. Pilot Officer. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Maurice Albert George and Clarissa Eleanor Bradd, of Stifford, Essex. Aged 20 DAVIS Leonard George: DFM. Flying Officer. 156354. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Davis, of Bow, London; husband of Rosemary Davis, of Bow. Aged 24. W4136 FORSYTH Douglas Sinclair: DFC. Squadron Leader. 39077. Royal Air Force. Son of Douglas George and Maude Alice Forsyth, of Orpington, Kent. Aged 26 FOSTER Akec Leonard. Pilot Officer. 113415. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Frank Easton Foster and Ellen Maud Foster, of Chertsey, Surrey. His twin brother Arthur Edgar also died on service. Aged 23, TAYLOR Raymond Charles. Pilot Officer. 116635. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve JEFFRIES Thomas Amwyl. Sergeant. 1109614. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Thomas Frederick and Mary Elizabeth Jeffries, of Prestatyn, Flintshire. Aged 21. PEEL Herbert Orlando. Pilot Officer. 116952. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve WRIGHT Joseph. Sergeant. 1325527. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Joseph Wright, and of Eliza Wright, of Southport, Lancashire. Aged 22 UNDERWOOD Charles Frederick Walter. Pilot Officer. 131880. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Frederick William and Edith Mary Underwood, of Luton Bedfordshire. Aged 24

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