DONALD ALFRED PAGE

Born: 1923, Ipswich.

Died: 28th July 1943; age: 21; Killed on a mission to Hamburg.

Rank: Sergeant/Air Bomber; Service Number: 1336423.

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 50 Squadron.

 

Grave Reference:

Collective Grave 20. A.I.6.

Becklingen War Cemetery,

Niedersachsen,

Germany.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Alfred Elliott Page & Edith Rachael Page, of Ipswich.

 

Father: Alfred Elliott Page, born January 1892, Ipswich.

Mother: Edith Rachael Page (nee Goodwin), born December 1894, Leiston, Suffolk.

 

28th July 1943

 

Aircraft – Lancaster I; Serial number: R5687; Code: VN-D. Donald and his fellow crew members were on their second operation, on a mission to Hamburg. The aircraft was shot down by flak over Bremerhaven, Germany. All the crew were killed.

Crew:

Nigel Paul Ivan Castells; Flight Sergeant/Pilot; age 19; R.A.F.V.R.

James Donaldson; Sergeant/Navigator; age 32; R.A.F.V.R.

Robert Benjamin Lyon Kent; Sergeant/Air Gunner; age 28; R.A.F.V.R.

Graeme James Kynnersley; Sergeant/Wireless Operator/Air Gunner; age 22; R.A.F.V.R.

Orton Minor; Flight Sergeant/Air Gunner; age 21; R.C.A.F.

Robert Malcolm Shepley; Sergeant; age 25; R.A.F.

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