Sale WW2 

Cecil Moreton Howell

Rank:Sqn LeaderNumber:70332
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:106 Sqn RAFVR
Name of Rgt or Ship:Bomber Command
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:GermanyGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Rheinberg Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
B.Sc. Engineering.

Joined the Metro-Vicker's Comapny as a Probationary College Apprentice in
October 1934 and returned as a College Apprentice in October 1938.  Joined
the RAFVR in which he held the rank of Pilot Officer and was later promoted
to the rank of Squadron Leader.    KinA whilst on air operations in
September 1942. 

Flying with 106 Sqn he was the pilot of a Lancaster Mk I - No. W4179 ZN.  
They took off from RAF Conningsby at 20.30 hrs for a large scale bombing
mission to Essen.    They crashed at Soars in the north-eastern suberbs of
Aachen where the seven man crew were buried on the 19th September.    After
the War their remains were transferred to the Rheinberg Cemetery.    A
total 396 a/c took part in this raid, of which 40 were lost.
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