THORNE – Arthur George

605502 – A.G. Thorne – Trinidad – attested 28.10.42 – Sgt. Air Gunner UK 4.5.43
159225 – P/O – commissioned 2.9.43 – Missing (FB) 20.12.43

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876]

Initials: A G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Pilot Officer (Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 78 Sqdn.
Date of Death: 20/12/1943
Service No: 159225
Additional information: Son of Herman A. Thorne and Imogene Thorne, of Brown’s Town, St. Ann’s, Jamaica.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave 6. A. 15-21.

Halifax LW338 crashed near Michelbach, 14 km N of Aschaffenburg, Germany. (Chorley’s Bomber Command Losses Vol.. 4, page 433).

One addition to “THORNE – Arthur George”

  1. Bruyninckx A ndré adds:

    The plane lancaster NN775 is still in the ground some parts where found rest and remains ofthe crew will be digged up soon Next year there wil be a commemoration weekend at Glabbeek
    we are looking for pictures and relatives of H P Thomas CLARENDOM JAMAICA

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