Wolstencroft, Bertram Arthur

Spring of 1918. to 28 August 1942

War Service:
Flight Sergeant (WirelessOperator/Air Gunner) BERTRAM ARTHUR WOLSTENCROFT Royal Air Force was killed in action on 28 August 1942 while serving with 218 Squadron.
At 2100 on 27 August Stirling ‘HA-F’ took off from RAF Downham Market to bomb Kassel. The aircraft was shot down by a night- fighter and crashed at 0106 near Elst in Holland.

He is buried in Udem War Cemetery in Germany.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorials at St John’s Presbyterian Church, Forest Hill and Perry Rise Baptist Church WW2 Memorial.

He was the son of Bertram and Clara Wolstencroft and husband of Gladys Wolstencroft of East Barnet, Hertfordshire. He was born in Lewisham in the spring of 1918.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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