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Herbert Fortune

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Regiment

Fortune Herbert 1179661 Sgt 15 Sqn RAFVR

Born

Age

Enlisted at

Address

  25    

Date of Death

Where killed

Cause of Death

17/04/1943 Hetzerath, 3km NE of Fohren, Germany Killed in action

Cemetery

Plot

Country

Rheinberg War Cemetery Collective Grave 8,H,1-4 Germany

Next of Kin

Next of kin address

Town

Lillie Fortune   Chippenham

Notes

Son of Robert and Sarah Jane Fortune; husband of Lillie Fortune, of Chippenham, Wiltshire

Took off from Mildenhall at 2148 fro a bombing mission to Mannheim. Crashed at Hetzerath, 3km NE of Fohren.

Stirling MkIII BK691 LS+F

FL DH Haycock DFC
Sgt NA Hobden
Sgt JS Blackburn
Sgt HC Fiddes
Sgt H Fortune
Sgt TL Bromley
Sgt JW Greenwood

All the crew were killed in action apart from Sgt Hobden who was made a POW.

WR Chorley "Bomber Command Losses"

Last updated - 08/11/2010

 

 


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