Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. T L French

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Thomas Lennox French joined the RAFVR about January 1939 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training at 5 FTS Sealand and arrived at 5 OTU Aston Down on 22nd June 1940. After converting to Blenheims he joined 29 Squadron at Digby on 8th July.

 

       

 

 

Commissioned in April 1941, French was killed on 14th December 1942, aged 24.

Wellington III X3707 of the Telecomms Flying Unit, Defford spun into the ground near Turnhouse following an engine failure.

Also lost were:

F/Sgt. C McGregor
WO A McFadyen
F/Sgt. JR Harper
Lt. S. Kaulis (US Army Signal Corps)

French is buried in Corstorphine Hill Cemetery, Edinburgh.

Images courtesy of Thomas French, son of the above.

 

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