SKINNER – John R.

177651 – Flying Officer – Pilot – 517 Sqn – Halifax N24…- KIA at 23 on 2 October 1945

Halifax, piloted by Skinner, took off at 2335hrs on 1 Oct 1945 on an operational meteorological sortie. A/C failed to return. Probably ditched in the sea. Body never recovered. Son of Robert and Millicent Skinner; husband of Daphne Gwendoline Skinner, of Newbury, Berkshire.

[Source: CMHA]

3 additions to “SKINNER – John R.”

  1. Susan (nee Skinner) de Boehmler adds:

    John Rochford Skinner is my father – he is from Trinidad, not Barbados to put the records straight. i have a twin sister. we were born 19th November,six weeks after his plane went down. I would like to have any information that anyone can give me.

  2. Jane Rochford Tyrwhitt Drake nee Skinner adds:

    I am John Rochford’s twin daughter, my sister is Susan Daphne de Borhmler, our father came from Trinidad. We would love tohear from anyone who can give us more information about our father in his RAF days in England.

  3. Jane Rochford Tyrwhitt Drake nee Skinner adds:

    I am John Rochford’s twin daughter, my sister is Susan Daphne de Boehmler, our father came from Trinidad. We would love tohear from anyone who can give us more information about our father in his RAF days in England.

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