Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. E C Hatton

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There is very little data on this airman though it is known that he attended Whitgift School, Croydon. Edward Christopher Hatton was serving with 604 Squadron as a LAC in June 1940. On 11th October he flew an operational sortie which qualified him for the Clasp. He was then a Sergeant. He was killed on 7th September 1941 whilst flying in Wellington IC X9705 DJ-J of No 149 Squadron which failed to return from a raid to Berlin. He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

Also lost were:

Sgt. SD Chamberlain
Sgt. JM Dixon RCAF
Sgt. GW Fenton
Sgt. MMcL Keswick RCAF
Sgt. WR Malkemus RCAF

 

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In 2006 a plaque was unveiled at Whitgift School, Croydon, bearing the names of the eight ‘old boys’ who had served in the Battle of Britain

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