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Sergeant John CROOKS (816150) of the Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force)

Wireless Op./Air Gunner

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Blenheim I K7095
 AIR81/5813

Death of Death 1941-04-11 Age : 20 years.

Served in 30 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : 4. A. 5. at Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece (Map)

More Details: SON OF JOHN AND MARY CROOKS, OF BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND.

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Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/2392Pilot Officer P J B Griffiths: injured; aircraft accident, Maaten Bagush, Egypt, Blenheim K7095, 30 Squadron, 15 July 1940.C16471790
AIR81/5813Sergeant J Crooks: killed; Squadron Leader R A Milward: injured; aircraft shot down, aerial combat near Athens Greece, Blenheim K7095, 30 Squadron, 11 April 1941.C16755111

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date: 11 Apr 41 Aircraft: Blenheim I.F K7095 Unit 30 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , Greece
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SourceHenk Welting's Database
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Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantJohn CROOKS (816150) Wireless Op Blenheim I K7095  AIR81/5813 1941-04-1130 Sqdn AIR27 GreecePhaleron War Cemetery

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Phaleron War Cemetery, GreeceHi all, Does anyone have photos of headstones from Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece or is anyone planning to visit soon? In particular I am looking for the following three:- Sgt John Crooks - Grave ref. 4.A.5 Sgt Frederick Goulding - Grave ref. 5.C.15 Sgt John Merifield - Grave ref. 4.B.7 Hope somebody can be of assistance. Best regards, Simon ....Read More.afcbsimon on 4th February 2009 05:14:45

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