Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. J R McMahon

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John Reginald McMahon, of Norwich, joined the RAF in September 1938 as a Boy Entrant. He later remustered as an Airman u/t WOp/AG and after completing his training joined 235 Squadron by 25th June 1940.

Commissioned in June 1942, he was released from the RAF in 1946 as a Flight Lieutenant.

McMahon joined the Suffolk police. He was killed in a motor cycle accident in 1949, aged 26, and buried in an unmarked grave.

In a ceremony at Earlham Cemetery, Norwich on 15th September 1997 McMahon’s grave was rededicated and marked. A memorial bench with two plaques was also unveiled.

 

 

 

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