JOHN BRATT FLETCHER

Born: 1923, Ipswich.

Died: 16th November 1943; age: 20. On an attack on Siebel Ferry and two barges near island of Kalymnos.

Rank: Flying Officer; Service Number: 128593; Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 47 Squadron.

 

Memorial Reference:

Column 268.

Alamein Memorial,

Egypt.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick William & Dorothy Fletcher, of Ipswich.

 

Father: Frederick William Fletcher, born 1885, Higham, Suffolk.

Mother: Dorothy Fletcher (nee Freeman), born 1888, Mendlesham, Suffolk.

 

16th November 1943.

 

Aircraft: Beaufighters. Aircraft failed to return after taking off on the morning of the 16th November on a highly dangerous operation to attack the Siebel Ferry and two barges near the island of Kalymnos.

Crew:

Jack Dale; Sergeant; age 21; R.A.F.V.R.

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