Wincott, Arthur Henry


War Service:
Sergeant (Pilot) ARTHUR HENRY WINCOTT Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve of 455 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force was killed in action on 7 April 1942. At 23:55 on 6 April Handley Page Hampden ‘UB-T’ took off from Wigsley in Lincolnshire to bomb Essen. At 04:13 on 7 April it was shot down by a nightfighter over Holland and crashed near Zwolle.

The crew, including Arthur Wincott, are buried in Amersfoort (Ould Leusden) General Cemetery.

Location of Memorial:
His name appears in the Brockley County School Book of Remembrance.

He was the son of Arthur and Matilda Wincott of Rotherhithe.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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