Battle of Britain London Monument – AC1 J Lynch

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James Lynch of Hetton-le-Hole, Durham joined the RAF in December 1939 as an Airman u/t Air Gunner. He completed his training as a radar operator and was posted to 25 Squadron at North Weald in late September 1940.

His subsequent service is currently unknown but by early 1944 he was a Sergeant with 166 Squadron, operating Lancasters from Kirmington, Lincolnshire.

He was killed on 22nd January 1944 aged 23.

Lancaster LM390 AS-F was lost without trace on sortie to Magdeburg.

Also lost were:

F/Sgt. A Caile
F/Sgt. JE Hands

Sgt. WJT Finch
Sgt. H Landau
Sgt. F Cottee
Sgt. L Collins

Lynch is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, panel 233.

 

Above image courtesy of Dean Sumner

 

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