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Seymour Robert Edward Hammersly

Rank:Flight SergeantNumber:581056
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:088 Sqn RAFVR
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Air Force
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:Lost Overseas
Cemetery or Memorial:Runnymede Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Eldest of 3 brothers (one a Lt in the Army, the other also in the RAF), he
joined the RAF 4 months after war broke out.

Flying with 88 Sqn they took off at 0940hrs from R.A.F. Attlebridge,
Norfolk, in a Blenhein Mk.IV, No. Z7488 RH-F, for an anti-shipping
operation.   Believed to have been shot down by Lt. Koenig, of 5/ZG76.  
Total losses; 3 crew (one Canadian, one N.Z. and F/S Hammersley), all are
commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

Listed on Stretford Grammar School's Mem.
Memorials found on:
Stretford Grammar School
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