- Surnames starting with the letter S. 

George William Slee

Rank:Flying OffNumber:40149
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:017 Sqn* RAF
Name of Rgt or Ship:Fighter Command
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:NetherlandsGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:s' Gravendeel (Kerkstraat) General Cemetery
Town Memorial:Sale
Extra Information:
Born during the June quarter 1921 in the Easington R.D. - ref: 10a/1181,
the son of Frederick and Alice Elizabeth Slee (nee Oliver).

Listed as G. Slee on Cenotaph.    During the Battle of France 10th - 20th
May 1940, whilst on Patrol covering Den Haag – Delft – Rotterdam in
Hurricane N2405, he was shot down over France by a Me109 of JG51. 

*The CWGC records state that he was flying with 17 Sqn - which, at that
time, was based at RAF Hawkinge.     However, "Fighter Command Losses - 2nd
WW" states that he was with 56 Sqn???    W.e.f. 28th February 1940, 56 Sqn
was based at RAF North Weald, with detachments to RAF Manston, RAF Biggin
Hill, Vity-en-Artois, Norrent-Fontes and Boulogne.

George's grave is the only CWGC's grave in this cemetery.
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