SEARLES, ERNEST ROBERT

Service number
1324623
Date of death
1944-06-01
Died
Belgium, Killed in Action
Force
Rank
Awards
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Cemetery reference
Plot 5 | Row AB | Grave 10
Military grave
Additional info

Stirling LJ501 OJ-H was on a mission to Friesland, Netherlands but crashed or shot down near the cost of Zeebrugge, Belgium and crashed in the North Sea.

Crew: 
Flying Officer (955831) H.V. Cutts - Safe U.K. 
Sergeant (2220594) Frank Cartwright - Runnymede Memorial Panel 226, United Kingdom. 
Sergeant (987302) Sydney Dickinson - Buried in Vlissingen, Netherlands. 
Sergeant Ernest Robert Searles - Buried in Adegem, Belgium.
Sergeant (1651048) Frederick Cecil Pallett - Runnymede Memorial Panel 235, United Kingdom.
Pilot Officer (J/89887) John Robert McWade, RCAF - Buried in Cement House, Belgium.
Flight Sergeant (1079224) John Hodgkins - Runnymede Memorial Panel 218, United Kingdom.

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