Rank & Name: Sgt Ivor Charles Greening
Date of Death: 02.11.1940
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Sgt Ivor Charles Greening was lost in action on his first mission, flying in a 59 Squadron Blenheim IV (T2137 TR-P) with Pilot Officer F Lewis and Sgt JS Peckham, they took off at 04.05 hours from Thorney Island. After an attack on the Cap Gris Nez guns they crashed at Halinghen, most likely due to aircraft damage. view details

This Photo courtesy of Ken Wheeler, an evacuee who was lucky enough to be placed with Mrs. Edith Greening, Ivor’s mother. In her lifetime she never knew what happened to her son. (www.inmemories.com/Cemeteries/halinghen.htm)

The circumstances under which Ken Wheeler was an evacuee are unknown.

This loss was 2 days after the 'now' recognised end to the Battle of Britain.

 

Further Information
Awardee of the Battle of Britain Clasp - Although entitlement was revoked by the Air Ministry in 1960 (read more)

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Rest In Peace