Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. H R Main

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Hedley Ronald Main joined the RAFVR about June 1939 as an Airman u/t Aircrew. Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training and joined 25 Squadron at Martlesham Heath in August 1940 as an Air Gunner.

 

He was killed on 27th August 1941 as a Flight Sergeant with 109 Squadron. This unit was flying in Ansons and Wellingtons from Boscombe Down, developing radio counter-measures and radar aids.

Anson W1708 came down in the sea, cause unknown, off Lyme Regis.

Also lost were:

F/Sgt. EW Berriedale-Johnson
F/Sgt. B Yeadon DFM
Sgt. H Tweedie

Main is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, panel 37.

 

Above image courtesy of Dean Sumner

 

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