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Trotter, J.A., Pt/Off., 1942

Photo: Ian Surley

In St.Andrew's Churchyard is the Commonwealth War Grave of:

Pilot Officer
J.A. Trotter
Royal Australian Air Force
24th August 1942 Age 31

Greater love hath no man

P/O J.A. Trotter was a member of the crew of Stirling bomber N6083 OJ-N which took off from Lakenheath (Suffolk) on a mission to Frankfurt. An engine caught fire almost immediately, causing the aircraft to crash just a mile away from the end of the runway. All the crew were killed.
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War: 1942; W,R. Chorley; 1994; Midland Counties Publications; ISBN 0 904597 89 X.

The CWGC entry for Pilot Officer Trotter

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