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Current record for: Desmond Henry Russel Kelly
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name Desmond Henry Russel Kelly
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 23/06/1943
Age 25

Cause of Death Not Known

Cemetery or memorial Bergen-Op-Zoom General Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave or panel reference 2.C.12

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World War 2
Strategic bombing campaign - loss of aircraft over North Sea 1943
Loss of Halifax II (Reg. JD213 KN-V)

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Florence Edith Kelly, Mother
  • Samuel O'Dowd Russel Kelly, Father
Military Information Military Information

Rank Flight Sergeant (Navigator)
Service Number 701907
Unit 77 Squadron
Regiment Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Service Air (RAF Bomber Command)
Enlisted in Not Known
Memorial(s) Memorial(s) link(s)

Highbury County School Book of Remembrance