DAVIS, SYDNEY BERNARD THOMAS

Age
20
Parents
Son of Bert and Alice Davis of Stroud, Gloucestershire, England
Service number
1165309
Date of death
1942-08-29
Died
Belgium, Killed in action
Force
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Plot 12 | Row E | Grave 11

"HE ASKED LIFE OF THEE, AND THOU GAVEST HIM A LONG LIFE: EVEN FOR EVER AND EVER"

Military grave
Additional info

Pilot.
75 (New Zealand Squadron) Royal Air Force. 
Wellington 3, DF 673AA (also reported as BJ 673) was brought down at 2315 hrs by a German fighter. After their bomber caught fire the crew bailed out at low altitude, killing all 5 members. The bomber crashed in the area of Pereboomsgat, Moerbeke-Waas, Belgium. They were on a large mission to bomb Nuremberg, Germany.

75 New Zealand Sqdn. memorial Moerbeke.