Personnel Index - Detail

Name
RILEY
First Names
John Lawrence
Rank
Squadron Leader
Service
RAF
Service Number
39620
Crew Position
Pilot
Posting Details
Posted in 11/37 and out 5/41

 

Also served during this time as Adjutant.

He flew 22 operations with 49Sqn between 4/41 and 5/41 before being posted to 61Sqn.

He was killed on 7th December 1941 during a raid on Boulogne. His Manchester exploded and he has no known grave.

He is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial.


 


 

Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses