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Robson, G., D.F.M., W/Off., 1942
In Reichswald Forest War Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave of 562271 Warrant Officer George Robson, D.F.M., serving with the Royal Air Force, who died 02/06/1942.

Simon Glancey has submitted the following:
W/O Robson was killed when Avro Lancaster I R5844 ZN-S of 106 Squadron was lost on a mission to Essen, with the loss of all seven crew members.
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War: 1942; W.R. Chorley; 1994; Midland Counties Publications; ISBN 0 904597 89 X, page 112

W/O Robson's D.F.M. was gazetted on December 23rd 1941. He had previously survived being shot down in Bristol Blenheim IV R3670 VE-S of 110 Squadron, which was lost on June 8th 1940 on a mission to Amiens. All three crew survived and returned to the Squadron. His D.F.M. citation reads as follows:
"Sgt. Robson has acted as navigator on over 50 raids against the enemy, including low level attacks on enemy mechanised units and troop concentrations during the fighting in France. Throughout he has shown outstanding ability and courage."
Also killed in the same incident was Sgt. T.E. Hodgson


The CWGC entry for Warrant Officer Robson

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