Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. C F Fenn

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Cecil Francis Fenn was born in Worcester on 26th December 1911 and educated in Selkirk and Gloucester. Before the war he worked in the aircraft industry at Brockworth.

He joined the RAFVR in August 1939 as an Airman u/t Observer. With his training completed, Fenn joined 248 Squadron at Dyce, probably in early May 1940.

 

 

He went to No. 1(C) OTU at Silloth on 31st May and rejoined 248 on 25th June 1940.

On 3rd October 1940 Fenn was wounded by perspex splinters in his face and eyes after return fire from a Do215 over the North Sea. His pilot, P/O AI Fowler, was awarded the DFC for the action.

Fenn served with 248 Squadron until June 1941. His subsequent service is currently undocumented until he was commissioned from Warrant Officer in May 1942.

Fenn was released from the RAF in late 1945 as a Flight Lieutenant.

 

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