Crookes, Charles


War Service:
Flight Sergeant (Air Bomber) CHARLES CROOKES Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve died on 14 April 1945 while serving with 186 Squadron. He was 29.
He was killed in a mid air collision between two Lancasters over RAF Stradishall in Suffolk as the aircraft returned from a raid on Kiel.

He is buried in Hither Green cemetery.

Location of Memorial:
He is also remembered on the Sydenham South Suburban Gas Works war memorial.

He was the son of Charles and Louisa Crookes and husband of Daisy Crookes, of Orpington.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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