Jones, Sidney James Holroyd

Dates:

War Service:
Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) SIDNEY JAMES HOLROYD JONES RAFVR of 106 Squadron RAF was killed in action on 8 November 1941.
At 0105 on 8 November Handley Page Hampden AD932 took off from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire to lay mines in Oslo Fiord. A radio message was received that the aircraft was down in the sea 48 miles East of Wick. AD932 was one of three 106 Squadron aircraft lost on this operation.

Sergeant Jones is buried in Kirwall (St Olaf) cemetery in Orkney. The other three crew members have no known grave and are commemorated on the Air Forces Memorial at Runnymede.

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

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