Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. A Black

Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. A Black Battle of Britain Monument Home THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN LONDON MONUMENT Battle of Britain London Monument The Battle of Britain London Monument "Never in the field of human
conflict was so much owed
by so many to so few
." London Monument Site Drawing of Battle of Britain London Monument Battle of Britain London Monument Home Contact Information     How to Contribute     Latest News     Home          

About The Monument
History of the Project
The Monument Now
Visitor Information

The Airmen

Airmens names listed by   country of origin

Airmens stories

Privacy Statement The Airmen’s Stories – Sgt. A Black

 

Allan Black joined the RAFVR about October 1937 as an Airman u/t Pilot. He was called up on 1st September 1939 and after completing his training he joined 4 Ferry Pilot Pool on 12th May 1940.

He was posted to 54 Squadron at Catterick on 28th September 1940.

Commissioned in September 1941, Black was killed on 1st February 1944 as a Squadron Leader with 239 Squadron. Mosquito II DZ239 crashed at Newton near Great Dunham in Norfolk during a training flight. WO JK Houston was also killed.

Black was 30 and is buried near his home in Knadgerhill Cemetery, Irvine, Ayrshire.

 

 

 

The CWGC have been informed (July 2014) of the grave’s condition.

It was subsequently replaced (below).

 

 

Battle of Britain Monument © Battle of Britain Archive 2007  –   Email: info@bbm.org.uk                    Site management by Consult-X and Altroy