Personnel Index - Detail

Name
HARKER
First Names
Brian Leslie Gordon
Rank
P/O
Service
RAF (New Zealander
Service Number
40620
Crew Position
Pilot
Age
22
Date of Death
04/10/1939
Cemetery

 

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

4th October, 1939:

At 11.15hrs, one of 49 Squadron's Avro Ansons crashed on fire in the grounds of a Mental Hospital at Radcliffe, killing the pilot, P/O Brian Harker and the W/Op AC2 McGurk. The aircraft had been carrying out W/T practice at the time. Both crew members are buried in Newport Cemetery, Lincoln.

Avro Anson 5096
P/O B.L.G. Harker Pilot (Killed)
AC2 F.L. McGurk. W/OP (Killed)