In Memory Of

BALCOMB, LESLIE WILLIAM

Service Details
Age:
21
Date of Birth:
-0001-11-30
Service No:
102118
Rank:
Flight Sergeant
Unit:
21 Sqdn.
Regiment:
South African Air Force
Date of Death:
1941-11-20
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, 4 crew, lost 16 miles south of El Adem. Possibly shot down by Hans-Arnold "Fiffi" Stahlschmidt, who was credited with 59 victories, in Martin Maryland Mk I/II #1612
Commemoration
Grave Reference:
Column 246.
Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
Country:
Egypt
Additional Information
Son of Leonard B. and Caroline D. Balcomb, of Durban, Natal, South Africa. Attended Glenwood High School, Durban. On Kearsney College Roll of Honour