M.791 2nd Officer  William Charles Lyndon 'John' Humphrey
 flag eire b. 31 Jul 1917, Dublin  8 Jul 1942 to 20 Aug 1943 

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Father: William E Humphrey, mother Harriet V

Ed. Gresham School, Holt; Jesus College, Cambridge

prev.  RAF 1940-41 AC2 pilot under training; Sep 1941 Royal Navy

Address in 1942: Holton Hall, Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin


 

d. 20 Aug 1943 in Spitfire VIII JF844. The aircraft dived out of cloud into the ground at Luckley Farm, nr. Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, and was destroyed. "The pilot was probably flying too near the cloud base and inadvertently entered a patch of low cloud, thereafter losing control of the aircraft."

Buried Whitechurch CemeteryCounty DublinIreland


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