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Flying Officer Henry Jack GODFREY (46212) of the Royal Air Force


Lost in aircraft Whitley V BD272  IBCC

Death of Death 1943-01-06 .

Served in 10 OTU

Burial/Commemoration Details : Panel 124. at Runnymede Memorial, United Kingdom

More Details: SON OF ALBERT EDWARD AND ANNIE ELIZABETH GODFREY, OF FISHPONDS, BRISTOL; HUSBAND OF JOYCE GODFREY.

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/2267Flying Officer H V Smith: killed; Pilot Officer R H Thomas, Sergeant L Roberts, Sergeant H J Godfrey, injured; crashed on return from air operations over Antwerp, Whitley P4960, 10 Squadron, 20 June 1940.C16471377

London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
46212580773 Henry Jack GODFREYLondon Gazette issue : 35254 , Dated 1941-08-22 , Download #35254
46212v1; HJ GODFREYLondon Gazette issue : 35667 , Dated 1942-08-11 , Download #35667

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 1940-01-01 06 Jan 43 06 Jan 43 Aircraft Name Whitley V Serial Number BD272
Unit 10 (C) OTU Operating Airfield Country United Kingdom
Aircrew details
Details
Source Coastal Command and Fleet Air Arm Losses Forum Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Whitley V BD272

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerTom FRANKS (62319) Whitley V BD272  IBCC 1943-01-0610 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerHenry Jack GODFREY (46212) Whitley V BD272  IBCC 1943-01-0610 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantRaymond JOHNSON (941850) Whitley V BD272  IBCC 1943-01-0610 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantHerbert WATTS (967613) Whitley V BD272  IBCC 1943-01-0610 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRichard Stanley WILLIAMS (657974) Whitley V BD272  IBCC 1943-01-0610 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial


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