Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. R G Crossman

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Richard George Crossman of Watford, Hertfordshire joined the RAFVR about March 1939 as an Airman u/t WOp/AG. He was called up on 1st September, completed his training and joined 25 Squadron at Debden in early October 1940.

 

 

Above: Air Gunners of 25 Squadron

L to R: Sgt. RG Crossman, Sgt. FW Curtis, Sgt. JCO Medworth, Sgt. H Early, Sgt. J Harris

 

 

He was killed on 8th July 1941 as a Flight Sergeant and still serving with 25 Squadron when Beaufighter If T4629 dived into the ground near Wittering. The pilot P/O DW Thompson was also killed.

Crossman is buried in Watford Cemetery.

 

 

      

 

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