Service Details
Name:
MARSTON
Given Name:
RICHARD ALFRED
Initials:
R A
Service No:
777687
Rank:
Sergeant
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force
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Unit:
44 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1942-03-24
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Age:
28
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, in Lancaster I R5493 of 44 Squadron which had taken off from Waddington at 19:50 on a Gardening sortie in the Lorient area. A sea plot was heard from the aircraft around 23:00 hours and it is believed that the aircraft was shot down by flak from the Ile de Croix.
Additional
Information:
Son of Charles and Ethel Louise Marston, of Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia.
Commemoration
Country:
United Kingdom
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Locality:
Surrey
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Cemetery:
RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Panel 89.

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