DAMBUSTERS Simpson, James Stevenson

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Staff member
  • SURNAME
Simpson
  • FORENAME
James Stevenson
  • UNIT
617 Squadron,R.A.F.
  • RANK
Flight Sergeant
  • NUMBER
630257
  • DATE OF DEATH
16th September 1943
  • AGE
23
  • GRAVESITE
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery,Germany Coll.grave 26.D.14-15
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 8.9.1920 Bo'ness,West Lothian
son of Charles and Janet Simpson,Bo'ness,West Lothian
husband of Jane B. Simpson,Bo'ness,West Lothian
apprentice slater and plasterer in civilian life
RAF 1939
Cardington 5.1.1939
2 E&EWS 24.3.1939
9 Squadron 10.9.1939
Farnborough 29.9.1939
HQ CFF 7.10.1939
50 Wing 10.10.1939
loaned to Army
France (Dunkirk May 1940)
613 Squadron 10.10.1940
2 Signal School 9.1.1942
4 Air School 16.4.1942
8 AGS 1.5.1942
19 OTU 16.6.1942
10 OTU 16.11.1942
1660 CU 5.1.1943
57 Squadron 7.2.1943
617 Squadron 10.4.1943
wireless operator
Lancaster JA874
Ladbergen (Dortmund-Ems Kanal)
believed hit by flak and crashed near Bramsche,Germany
 

DATE OF DEATH:

16-Sep-1943
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