Personnel Index - Detail

Name
CUNNINGHAM
First Names
James Charles
Rank
Wing Commander
Service
RAF
Service Number
16219
Crew Position
Pilot
Posting Details
Posted in 2/36 and out 7/36

 

The ninth Commanding Officer of 49Sqn.

W/C Cunningham was killed on the 29th September 1939 whilst serving with 144Sqn.

His Hampden was one of five lost on an ill-fated raid during the Battle of the Heligoland Bight.

He is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial.


 


 

Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses