Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. E J F Grant

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Edwin John Forgan Grant joined the RAFVR about May 1939 as an Airman u/t Aircrew. Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training and joined 600 Squadron at Manston on 18th July 1940.

He was killed on 1st December 1941, still serving as a Sergeant with 600 Squadron. Beaufighter II R2275 was sent out to intercept a weather recce Fw200 but lost an engine through icing and ditched in the sea. The body of the pilot, F/Lt. JG Fletcher AFC, was eventually washed ashore but Grant was not found.

Grant was 21 and is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial, panel 44.

 

 

 

 

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