Coeshott, Stanley Herbert

Dates:

War Service:
Warrant Officer (Pilot) STANLEY HERBERT COESHOTT, Royal Air Force was killed on 19 September 1944 while serving with 190 Squadron. On the first two days of Operation Market Garden the squadron’s Stirlings flew 40 glider-towing and six supply drop sorties. As the battle continued 190 squadron made another 53 supply dropping flights. His aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire and crashed about 50 miles SW of Arnhem, one of eleven lost by the Squadron during the battle of Arnhem.

He is buried in St Michielsgestel Roman Catholic and Protestant Cemetery in Holland.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered in the Brockley County School Book of Remembrance.

Details:
He was 23. He was the son of Stanley and Florence Coeshott and husband of Margaret Alice Coeshott, of Rhos, Denbighshire.

Source: Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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