Personnel Index - Detail

First Names
Service Number
147544 (NCO) 169864 (Officer)
Crew Position
Air Gunner
Posting Details
Posted 7/43 to 214Sqn.


Awarded the DFM.

214 Squadron was transferred to No.100 (Bomber Support) Group where it was re-equipped with American Flying Fortress aircraft. Here it was engaged in radio counter-measures (detection and jamming of enemy radio and radar equipment) until May of 1945.

Sgt Frost was shot down on the 15th March then executed on 17th March 1945.

He is buried in Dürnbach War Cemetery, Bavaria.

Photographed by the McEneaney family

This link to the 214Sqn website gives more details of the death of Sgt Frost (opens in a new window)


This photograph of S/Ldr Cracknell (extreme right) and crew was taken at Fiskerton on 24-3-43 at the end of their tour.

Included (from right to left) are:
S/Ldr D.A. Cracknell (Pilot)
F/Lt M.D. Deloford (Nav)
Sgt W.J. Beesley (F/Eng)
Sgt W.C. White (B/A)
Sgt A.M. MacDiarmid (A/G)
Sgt H. Frost (A/G)
F/Sgt F.C Ball (W/Op)

Plus two 'A' Flt ground crew members.