BURY, Glyn Norman

Witten. 140 Lancasters of 3 Group using G-H to bomb the steelworks. German fighters claimed 8 Lancasters. The local report stated that the steelworks were not hit but instead bombs fell in a scattered manner throughout the town. 126 houses and 5 industrial premises were destroyed and 334 people were killed. Reason for Loss Lost without trace

Last Name
BURY
Given Names
Glyn Norman
Service Number
415758
Date of Birth
11/03/1918
Birth Location
Nembudding W.A
Enlistment Date
01/02/1942
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
30/04/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 25
Intake Date
30/04/1942
Finish Date
23/08/1942
To
1 ITS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
12/12/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
149 SQN
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Flying battle N.W.Europe
Date of Death
12/12/1944
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial Surrey UK
Notes

Witten. 140 Lancasters of 3 Group using G-H to bomb the steelworks. German fighters claimed 8 Lancasters. The local report stated that the steelworks were not hit but instead bombs fell in a scattered manner throughout the town. 126 houses and 5 industrial premises were destroyed and 334 people were killed. Reason for Loss Lost without trace

Posting on Death
149 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

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