Turner, Ronald Bertram


War Service:
Flight Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) RONALD BERTRAM TURNER, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve was killed on 6 November 1941 while serving with 83 Squadron.
At 0105 on 6 November Handley Page Hampden OL-L took off from RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire to lay mines in Kiel Bay. The aircraft was hit by flak and crashed in the sea off the Danish coast, killing all on board.

All the crew are buried in Esbjerg cemetery, Denmark.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial at St Augustine’s church, Grove Park.

He was the son of Arthur and Nellie Turner. His parents married in Lewisham in the summer of 1914 and he was born in Lewisham in the spring of 1917. He was the husband of Bella Jane Turner, of Luton, Bedfordshire. They married in Luton in the spring of 1940.

RAF Bomber Command Aircrew Losses 1941

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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