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Poad, T., LAC., 1940
In Reichswald Forest War Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave of 551624 Leading Aircraftman Terence Poad, serving with the Royal Air Force who died on May 12th 1940.

Simon Glancey has submitted the following:
LAC Poad was killed when Armstrong-Whitworth Whitley V N1366 of 77 Squadron was lost on a mission to Munchengladbach. The Whitley was hit by flak over the target, and crashed near Munchengladbach. Of the five crew, only one survived to become a P.o.W.
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War: 1939-1940; W.R. Chorley; 1992; Midland Counties Publications; ISBN 0 904597 85 7, page 50

Also killed in the same incident was Sgt. T.T. Atchison


The CWGC entry for Leading Aircraftman Poad

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