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Rupert Desmond Snape

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Regiment

Snape Rupert Desmond 2221603 Sgt 44 Sqn, RAFVR

Born

Age

Enlisted at

Address

  29    

Date of Death

Where killed

Cause of Death

16/03/1945 Off Skegness Killed in action

Cemetery

Plot

Country

Runnymede Memorial Panel 277 England

Next of Kin

Next of kin address

Town

George Geoffrey and Mary Louise Snape   Chippenham

Notes

Son of George Geoffrey and Marie Louise Snape, of Chippenham, Wiltshire.

Took off at 1743 from RAF Spilsbury on a mission to Wurzburg. Crashed into the sea off Skegness 11 minutes after take off. The bodies of Flt Lt Shephard and Sgt Mitchell were recovered. The latter being found some 300 yards off the town pier. Both are buried in the Cambridge City cemetery. The others are commemorated on the Runnymede memorial.

Lancaster Mk III ND869 KM+M

Flt Lt EH Shephard
Sgt AW Beauchamp
FS J Allan
FS RB Judge
Sgt DF Brown
Sgt RD Sanpe
Sgt RFG Mitchell

WR Chorley "Bomber Command Losses"

Last updated - 08/11/2010

 

 


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