In Memory Of

FRANCIS, HAROLD CLIFFORD

Service Details
Age:
24
Date of Birth:
-0001-11-30
Service No:
1597V
Rank:
Lieutenant
Unit:
15 Sqdn.
Regiment:
South African Air Force
Date of Death:
1942-10-26
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, collided with Beaufort, crashed, in Blenheim V #BA486. After the attack on convoy "TT" collided whilst flying at low level with Beaufort DE-110 from 47 RAF Squadron, the aircraft flew locked together for about ten seconds before falling on fire into the Mediterranean Sea. The crews of both aircraft perished.
Commemoration
Grave Reference:
Column 267.
Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
Country:
Egypt
Additional Information
Son of Alfred C. and Mabel Francis; husband of Martha L. Francis, of Durban, Natal, South Africa.