Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. R A Breeze

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Reginald Arthur Breeze joined the RAF in September 1933 as an Aircrafthand, later remustering as an Airman u/t Pilot.

He joined 266 Squadron at Wittering on 16th September 1940 from 7 OTU but was then posted to 222 Squadron at Hornchurch on 1st October.

 

 

 

On 8th November his Spitfire N3164 was damaged in combat and landed at Martlesham Heath. As he took off again the aircraft caught fire and crashed and burned out at Oakley Poultry Farm, Mundersley Heath. He escaped unhurt.

Breeze was commissioned in September 1943 and killed on 28th January 1945, while serving with 151 Repair Unit (Aircraft) at Wevelgem, Belgium. His Spitfire IX, PL324, came down near Guines in France.

He is buried in Calais Southern Cemetery, France.

 

 

 

         

 

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