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Quinn, W.W., Sgt., 1944
In Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles, is the Commonwealth War Grave of 1089799 Sergeant William Winter Quinn, serving with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who died 19/07/1945.

Simon Glancey has submitted the following:

Sgt. Quinn was killed when Handley Page Halifax III MZ981 of 644 Squadron was lost on a training flight. The Halifax left R.A.F. Tarrant Rushton for a long-range navigation exercise, but hit cloud covered Mont Valier in the Pyrenees, near the Spanish border, with the loss of all seven crew members. Initially they were buried in a local cemetery, then transferred to Marseilles.

Also killed in the same incident was Sgt. K. Smith

He is remembered in Blyth on B42.23 and in New Delaval on N51.01

The CWGC entry for Sergeant Quinn

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