Stretford WW2 

Cyril Heywood

Rank:Pilot OfficerNumber:137313
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:029 Sqn RAFVR
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Air Force V.R.
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:Lost Overseas
Cemetery or Memorial:Runnymede Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
From "A Debt of Honour" by Stephen Lewis - "P/O Heywood was employed at the
Waterside Mill, New Mills before moving to work in the aircraft industry in
Stockport.   His main hobby was swimming.  Lost his life in an air battle
over the sea".

Joined the Metro-Vicker's Company as a Driller in June 1940 and employed in
the Aircraft Department.  Joined the RAF in May 1941 and later commissioned
as a Pilot Officer.   Presumed KinA whilst on air operations in January

Memorials found on:
Metro-Vickers (Trafford Park)
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