Personnel Index - Detail

Name
BALL
First Names
Peter Allen
Rank
Flying Officer
Service
RAF
Service Number
754044 (NCO) 113387 (Officer)
Crew Position
Pilot
Posting Details
DFM 6/41

 

Flew 7 Hampden operations as 2nd pilot and further 28 as Captain.


Peter Ball (RHS) photographed with his brother Sgt Leslie Ball.

Posted in 1942 but killed on 5/8/42 serving with 44Sqn from RAF Waddington.

He was flying Lancaster R5603 on a raid against Essen.

F/O Ball and his crew have no known grave and are remembered on the Runnymede Memorial.


 


 

Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses