- Surnames starting with the letter K. 

William Royle (Roy) Kinder

Rank:Sergeant (W.Op/Air Gnr)Number:1540685
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:051 Sqn RAFVR
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Air Force V.R.
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:BelgiumGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Heverlee Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Member of the Sale Wheelers Social Whist Club.

Joined the Metro-Vicker's Company as a Production Clerk in September 1940. 
   Joined the RAFVR in November 1941 and later promoted to the rankk of
Sergeant.    KinA whilst on air operations over enemy territory in April

Flying with 51 Sqn, they took off at 2357hrs on the 27th from R.A.F.
Snaith, Yorkshire, in a Halifax Mk.III, No. MZ565 MH-O to attack the
railway sheds at Montzen.    They were hit by flack and crashed at Kemexhe,
13 km WNW from the centre of Liege.     Originally the entire crew of 7
were buried at St-Truiden, but were re-buried at Heverlee Cem after the war
had ended.

His Aunt was - Mrs. L. Tong (nee Kinder) of 49 Symons Road, Sale.
Memorials found on:
Metro-Vickers (Trafford Park)
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