Battle of Britain London Monument – P/O J O Fenton

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John Ollis Fenton of Sevenoaks, Kent joined the RAFVR about May 1939 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training at 3 FTS, was commissioned on 11th July 1940 and was posted to 235 Squadron, operating Blenheims, on 5th August.

He shared in the destruction of a He59 off Cherbourg on 8th October with a Blenheim captained by P/O HAC Gonay.

Fenton was killed on 28th May 1941, still serving with 235 at Bircham Newton, aged 21. Blenheim IV Z5968 was shot down off Texel by Me109’s of 2/JG52 operating from De Vlijt. Sgt. OJ Dee and Sgt. RH Johnson were also lost.

Fenton is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Panel 32.

 

 

 

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