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Foggon, J., Sgt., 1943
In Tilburg (Glizerbaan) General Cemetery, the Netherlands, is the Commonwealth War Grave of 577754 Sergeant John Foggon, serving with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who died 14/07/1943.

Simon Glancey has submitted the following:

Sgt. Foggon was killed when Handley Page Halifax II DT679 EQ-J of 408 (R.C.A.F.) Squadron, which was lost on a mission to Aachen. The Halifax was shot down on the outbound journey by a Luftwaffe night fighter flown by Lt. Rolf Bussman, of I./NJG1, and crashed about 1 mile south of Drunen, Hollnad. Of the seven crew members, five lost their lives, and the remaining two became P.o.W.s.
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War: 1943;W.R. Chorley; 1996; Midland Counties Publications; ISBN 0 904597 90 3, page 231

He is remembered in Blyth on B42.19 and B42.23

The CWGC entry for Sergeant Foggon

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