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Forsyth, J., Sgt., 1942
In Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave of 1007363 Sergeant John Forsyth, serving with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died 11/07/1942.

Sgt (Pilot) J.D. Forsyth of 97 Sqn was killed when his Lancaster I R5696 OF-H was shot down by flak on a mission to bomb U-Boat yards at Danzig (Gdansk) on July 11th 1942. He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery, Poland.
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War: 1944; W.R. Chorley; 1997; Midland Counties Publications; ISBN 0 904597 91 1 page 149
Acknowledgments: Simon Glancey

He is remembered at Alnwick on A11.17 and A11.53

The crash in which Sgt. Forsyth was killed
The CWGC entry for Sergeant Forsyth

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