FREDERICK GEORGE W. SKEET

Born: 1919, Ipswich.

Died: 20th February 1944; age: 24.

Rank: Sergeant/Air Gunner; Service Number.

Regiment: Royal Air Force, 408 (R.C.A.F) Squadron (Goose Squadron).

 

Grave Reference:

Joint Grave 2F 4-5.

Choloy War Cemetery,

Meurthe-et-Mozelle,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George Frederick & Ethel May Skeet, of Ipswich; husband of Doris Mary Skeet, of Ipswich.

 

Father: George Frederick Skeet, born January 1896, Stowupland, Suffolk.

Mother: Ethel May Skeet (nee Jay), born 1893, Ipswich.

 

In 1942, Bromley, Kent, Frederick married Doris Mary Gulson, born 1912, Lambeth, London. They had 1 son.

 

20th February 1944

 

Aircraft – Lancaster II LL – 719 – EQ-V. Failed to return whilst on obs to Leipzig.

All the crew were killed:

Flight Officer; Gordon William McKay; age 30; R.C.A.F.

Pilot Officer/Flight Engineer; Charles William George Roberts; R.A.F.

Flight/Sergeant; Donald Ivan Bowden; age 20; R.C.A.F.

Pilot Officer; Gordon Neil Bennett; age 20; R.C.A.F.

Pilot Officer; Sherman Lewis Roach; age 30; R.C.A.F.

Pilot Officer; Ralph Gordon Kelly; age 21; R.C.A.F.

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