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Flying Officer John Henry Lawson WATKINS (143668) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve


Lost in aircraft Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post

Death of Death 1944-08-20 .

Served in 265 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Column 279. at Alamein Memorial, Egypt

More Details: SON OF JOHN LEWIS PROTHERO WATKINS AND ANNIE JANE WATKINS, OF LEOMINSTER, HEREFORDSHIRE.

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London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
143668656993 John Henry Lawson WATKINSLondon Gazette supplement : 36027 , Dated 1943-05-21 , Download #36027
143668J H L WATKINSLondon Gazette supplement : 36157 , Dated 1943-08-31 , Download #36157

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 20 Aug 44 Aircraft Name Catalina Ib Serial Number FP104
Unit 265 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country Egypt
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Catalina Ib FP104

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantRonald Reuben BAINES (1313689) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantFrederick William Albert BICKMORE (1332155) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerGeorge Richard CHAFFE (135923) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantFrancis Charles Anderson DOW (1071501) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantSurtees ELLIOTT (566707) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantCuthbert GLYNN (1435171) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanArthur HALSTEAD (1508931) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
CorporalPaul Raymond Marie HODOUL (791109) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight LieutenantWilliam Stewart LOUGH (128494) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantMaurice Samuel POPPLE (1213871) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanJoseph Albert Willoughby STATHAM (1008387) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerJohn Henry Lawson WATKINS (143668) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight LieutenantReggie Arthur WILLIS (124642) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial


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