Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. C Goodwin

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Charles Goodwin from Kingston-upon-Hull joined the RAFVR about June 1939 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training and joined 219 Squadron at Catterick on 20th August 1940.

 

 

He was killed on 30th September when his Blenheim, L1261, broke up in the air during a routine night patrol. It had been detached to Acklington and the accident occurred as they were climbing out after takeoff.

His crew members, Sgt. GE Shepperd and AC2 JP McCaul, were also killed.

Goodwin was 21 and is buried at Hull Northern Cemetery.

 

         

 

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