Battle of Britain London Monument – F/O N D Edmond

Battle of Britain London Monument – F/O N D Edmond 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 – F/O N D Edmond

 

Norman Douglas Edmond was born in Winnipeg, Canada and brought up in Calgary. He joined the RAF on a short service commission in November 1938. He was posted from RAF Grangemouth to 6 OTU, Sutton Bridge on 5th September 1940. After converting to Hurricanes he joined 615 Squadron at Prestwick on the 24th.

Edmond was shot down and wounded on 29th October. He did not return to 615 but joined 242 Squadron at Duxford on 22nd November. The squadron took off for a patrol over the Channel on 20th April 1941. Close to North Foreland the CO, S/Ldr. WPF Treacy, sighted some aircraft and began a steep turn towards them. In doing so he collided with two other Hurricanes, Edmond in Z2632 and F/O Hugh Ian Lang in Z2634. All three pilots were killed. Treacy was posted as Missing but the bodies of the other two were recovered.

Edmond is buried in St Andrew’s churchyard, North Weald Bassett.

 

 

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