Stretford WW2 

Victor Edwin Ashworth

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:218 Sqn RAFVR
Name of Rgt or Ship:Bomber Command
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:Lost OverseasGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Runnymede Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1920 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/1514,
the son of Alfred H. & Frances Adela Ashworth (nee Jordan).

Flying in a Wellington Mk IC bomber, he took off at 20.54 hrs from RAF
Marham - a/c No. R1507 HA-V for bombing operation to Kiel.   They were last
heard of at 23.56 hrs asking for assistance.  A bearing taken at the time
placed the a/c 80 miles off the coast of Holland.   The entire crew of six
were lost and are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
Memorials found on:
St. Ann's R.C. Church (Stretford)
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