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Kenneth Cradock Gundry joined the RAFVR in November 1938 as an Airman u/t Pilot. He was called up on 1st September 1939 and completed his training at 5 FTS Sealand. He was commissioned and sent to 6 OTU Sutton Bridge on 6th July 1940.
Gundry joined 257 Squadron at Northolt on 3rd August. He was slightly wounded by shell splinters over Deal on 12th October and made a forced landing at Detling.
On 22nd May 1942 Gundry, now a Flying Officer, was shot down and killed 20km E of Derna in Kittyhawk AK787.
He was 25 years old and is remembered on the Alamein Memorial.
Photographs courtesy of Colonel C R Romberg RA, British Embassy Cairo