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Current record for: Horace James Skelly
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name Horace James Skelly
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 20/07/1942
Age 20

Cause of Death Not Known

Cemetery or memorial Harlingen General Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave or panel reference Plot E. Row 3. Grave 5.

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World War 2
Strategic bombing campaign - loss of aircraft over Holland 1942
Loss of Halifax II (Reg. W1179 NP-S)

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Horace Vincent Skelly, Father
    Upper Holloway
  • Charlotte Louisa Skelly, Mother
    Upper Holloway
Military Information Military Information

Rank Pilot Officer
Service Number 108003
Unit 158 Squadron
Regiment Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Service Air (RAF Bomber Command)
Enlisted in Not Known