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English, L., Sgt., 1943
In Reichswald Forest War Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave of 1001372 Sergeant Leslie English, serving with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died 29/09/1943.

Sgt. English was serving with 166 Squadron. He was a Flight Engineer of Lancaster III ED904 AS- which took off from Kirmington on a mission to Bochum. The aircraft crashed killing all the crew.
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War: 1943;W.R. Chorley; 1996; Midland Counties Publications; ISBN 0 904597 90 3

Tony Hibberd has provided the following:

Lancaster ED904 AS-? had departed Kirmington at 1822 for Ops Bochum. It was intercepted at 5200M nr Bochum by a Night-Figher captained by Lt Otto Bruning (I/JG300) and shot down at 2212
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 Part 3; Dr Theo Boiten.

Leslie English is remembered at West Pelton in W112.03

The CWGC entry for Sergeant English

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk