Battle of Britain London Monument – P/O L F D King

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Leonard Frank Douglas King of Windsor, Berkshire joined the RAF on a short service commission in June 1939. He completed his training at 11 FTS and joined 64 Squadron on 10th April 1940, serving with it throughout the Battle.

His subsequent service is currently unknown until 1945, when he was serving as a Squadron Leader with 105 Squadron, operating in Mosquitos from Bourn in Cambridgeshire.

On 19th March he was airborne in Mosquito BXV1 MM170 GB-D on a sortie to Witten with F/Lt. DP Tough. The aircraft and crew was lost without trace.

King was 26 and is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial, panel 265.

 

 

 

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