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Marlin, T.L., L.A.C., 1939
On the Runnymede Memorial is the name of 550205 Leading Aircraftman Thomas Leo Marlin, serving with the Royal Air Force, who died 18/12/1939.

Simon Glancey has submitted the following:

L.A.C. Marlin was killed when Vickers Wellington 1a N2872 of 9 Squadron was lost on a reconnaissance mission.The Wellington was shot down by Luftwaffe fighters off Wilhemshaven, and crashed into the sea with the loss of all six crew members.

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 25

Thomas Leo Marlin is remembered in Blyth on B42.23

The CWGC entry for Leading Aircraftman Marlin

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