Battle of Britain London Monument – F/O E M Frisby

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Edward Murray Frisby of Cropston, Leicestershire joined 504 Squadron Auxiliary Air Force in 1938 and was commissioned in October. He was called to full-time service on 28th September 1939 and served with 504 throughout the Battle of Britain.

Frisby was killed on 5th December 1941 serving with 6 EFTS as a Flight Lieutenant. He was piloting Tiger Moth II N6968 which collided with Wellington X9799 of 20 OTU near Piddington, Northamptonshire.

His student LAC DQ May and the Wellington crew were also killed:

F/O CE Beloe
Sgt. AG Johnstone
Sgt. HS Loader
Sgt. DJ Marcus
Sgt. JH Mattingly
Sgt. TA Nesbitt
Sgt. SG Parrott
Sgt. H Wright

Frisby is buried in St Cuthbert’s churchyard, Great Glen, Leicestershire.

 

 

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