Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. D G Cresswell

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Denis George Cresswell of Wollaton, Nottinghamshire joined the RAFVR about June 1939 as an Airman u/t Aircrew. He was called up on 1st September 1939 and sent on a gunnery course. He then joined 141 Squadron at Drem on 10th September 1940 as a gunner on Defiants.

Cresswell was killed on 30th August 1941 as a Flight Sergeant with 410 (RCAF) Squadron, also operating Defiants from Drem.

Defiant N1731 crashed into high ground near Gifford, East Lothian on a night training flight.

Sgt. DW Hall was also lost.

Cresswell was 23 and was cremated at Nottingham Crematorium.

 

 

 

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