Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. B M Mansfield

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Bernard Martin Mansfield of Dagenham, Essex joined the RAFVR about May 1939 as an Airman u/t Aircrew. Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training and joined 236 Squadron in late September 1940 as a WOp/Air Gunner.

He flew his first operational sortie on the 30th.

He was killed on 25th February 1941, aged 21.

Blenheim IV V5450 ND-L was shot down by a Me109 on a patrol from St. Eval and came down in the sea.

Sgt. EA Alexander and Sgt. EK Lindsay were also lost.

He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, panel 48.

 

 

Above image courtesy of Dean Sumner

 

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