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Harry Ian MacRory of Penge, Kent joined 601 Squadron, Auxiliary Air Force before the war as an Aircrafthand. He was called to full-time service on 24th August 1939 and later remustered as an Airman u/t Air Gunner.
He joined 23 Squadron at Collyweston on 5th August 1940. He was killed on 3rd January 1941, still with 23, aged 21.
Blenheim If L6781 ‘X’ was lost, cause unknown, on a night intruder sortie. The pilot, S/Ldr. VGF Coleman, was taken prisoner but MacRory and F/Sgt. DW Mathews were not found.
He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, panel 48.
Above image courtesy of Dean Sumner