Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. R V Hogg

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Ralph Vincent Hogg joined the RAFVR about July 1939 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training and arrived at 7 OTU Hawarden in September 1940.

After converting to Spitfires Hogg joined 616 Squadron at Kirton-in-Lindsey on 6th October. Returning from a routine sortie on the 14th, he was unable to lower his undercarriage and crash-landed back at the airfield, unhurt.

 

Hogg joined 41 Squadron at Hornchurch on 14th November 1940. He was reported ‘Missing’ on 12th December when he failed to return from a patrol in Spitfire P7326.

He was 24 and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, panel 15.

 

 

Above image courtesy of Dean Sumner

 

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