Battle of Britain London Monument – P/O D McI Gray

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Donald McIntosh Gray of Palmers Gree, Middlesex joined the RAFVR about April 1938 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training, was commissioned and joined 610 Squadron at Biggin Hill on 27th July 1940.

He was shot down by a Me109 in combat over Dover on 24th August. He made a crash-landing near Shepherdswell in Spitfire X4102, wounded, and was admitted to Waldershare Hospital.

Gray was killed in a flying accident on 5th November 1940, aged 21, when Spitfire X4011 crashed on a night takeoff from Acklington.

He is buried in Chevington Cemetery, East Chevington, Northumberland.

 

 

 

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