Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. J S A Hodge

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John Stephen Arthur Hodge joined 500 Squadron Auxiliary Air Force before the war as an Aircrafthand. Called to full-time service on 24th August 1939 he later remustered as an Airman u/t Air Gunner and, on completion of his training, joined 141 Squadron at Dyce on 19th August 1940.

He was killed on 15th July 1942 as a Flight Sergeant with 159 Squadron, operating Liberators from Palestine. He is remembered on the Alamein Memorial.

Liberator II AL566 was shot down into the sea by fighters on a raid to Benghazi.

Also lost were:

P/O H Leisk RAAF
P/O GG Mallaby RAAF
F/Sgt. MC Fell RNZAF
P/O JC Pottie RAAF
WO WS Miller
F/Sgt. HE Birk RAAF

 

 

Photographs courtesy of Colonel C R Romberg RA, British Embassy Cairo

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