Personnel Index - Detail

Name
PRICE
First Names
Gordon Ernest
Rank
P/O
Service
RAF
Service Number
64871
Crew Position
Pilot
Age
33
Date of Death
06/01/1941
Cemetery

 

Awarded the DFM.


 

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke
Part of the panel at Runnymede
 

The Runnymede image was created by artist Paul Reid using photographs taken by Jo Cockburn and Malcolm Brooke

5/6 January, 1941; MINELAYING:

Ten of the unit's aircraft were dispatched on minelaying sorties, 5 being successful. On return, the remaining aircraft were diverted to St Eval, but tragically P4322 piloted by Gordon Price DFM, failed to land. The Hampden is believed to have crashed into the sea 20 miles off the South coast; all four crew members were reported missing.

Hampden P4322 (EA-N)
P/O G.E. Price DFM Pilot (Missing)
Sgt T.H. Chamberlain (Missing)
Sgt C.A. Small (Rep of Ire) W/OP (Missing)
Sgt W.B.C. Winning 2nd Pilot (Missing)



Images located by Ashley Hales.