KENNETH LE ROY HOLDER

Died: 12th December 1941; failed to return from a patrol.

Residence: Buena Park, Orange County, California, U.S.A.

 

Rank: Pilot Officer/Pilot; Service Number: 118173.

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 121 (Eagle) Squadron – U.S. Eighth Air Force.

 

Grave Reference:

X.H.436 F.

Ipswich Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

Kenneth is remembered on the Eagle Squadron Memorial, at Grosvenor Square, London.

 

12th December 1941

Aircraft: Spitfire Vb; serial number: AA871; named ‘Royal Tunbridge Wells,’ based at Kirton-in-Lindsey, Lincolnshire. On the 12th December 1941, Kenneth failed to return from a patrol flight off the Lincolnshire coast. His body was recovered from the sea two weeks later.

 

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