Personnel Index - Detail

Name
ROSS
First Names
John
Nationality
British
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Service
RAF
Crew Position
Observer
Posting Details
14/06/18
Age
19
Date of Death
08/08/1918
Cemetery

 

Aircraft DH 9 serial C2196 was shot up by enemy aircraft whilst low bombing near Pont les Brie and Amiens on the  8th August 1918.
Observer Lt J. Ross was sadly killed in the action whilst the Pilot Lt M.D. Allen survived OK.
Lt Ross had previously survived several crashes and forced landings with Lt Allen........30th June 1918 & 1st July 1918.
 

Photographed by Graham Glover
 

The headstone is very weathered and the text is extremely difficult to read