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Current record for: John Harold Bruce Killingback
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name John Harold Bruce Killingback
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 15/06/1944
Age 21

Cause of Death Not Known

Cemetery or memorial Bersee Communal Cemetery, France
Grave or panel reference Grave 32.

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World War 2
Strategic bombing campaign - loss of aircraft over France 1944
Loss of Halifax III (LV874 EY-P)

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Harold Charles Killingback, Father
  • Edith Irene Killingback, Mother
Military Information Military Information

Rank Sergeant (Air Gnr.)
Service Number 1615908
Unit 78 Squadron
Regiment Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Service Air (RAF Bomber Command)
Enlisted in Not Known