Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. G Kensall

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George Kensall of Blyth, Northumberland joined the RAF in June 1940 as an Aircrafthand. He volunteered for aircrew duties and was sent on a short radar course. He completed his training and joined 25 Squadron at North Weald in early October 1940. He did two operational sorties, on October 5th and 7th which qualified him for the Battle of Britain Clasp.

He was killed on 20th December 1943 as a Sergeant with 248 Squadron operating from Middleton St. George, Co Durham.

His Halifax, LK928, came down near Mendig, south of Bonn, cause unknown. Those killed were buried locally, their graves are now located in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

Kensall was 22.

Also lost were:

F/Sgt. JL Keighan RCAF PoW
Sgt. GH Jessiman RCAF KIA
F/O KM Mosher RCAF KIA
F/Sgt. EL Tycoles RCAF Died from injuries
Sgt. JP Slater RAF KIA
Sgt. TSR Dagnall RAF KIA
F/Sgt. JL Keighan PoW

 

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