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The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. O J Dee

 

Orlando John Dee was born in June 1921 in Witnesham, Suffolk. He joined the RAF in November 1939 as an Airman u/t WOp/AG and after training joined 235 Squadron on 13th September 1940.

Dee was killed on 28th May 1941, still serving with 235 at Bircham Newton, aged 20. Blenheim IV Z5968 was shot down off Texel by Me109's of 2/JG52 operating from De Vlijt.

P/O JO Fenton and Sgt. RH Johnson were also lost.

Dee's body was washed up and he is buried at Hamburg Cemetery, Ohlsdorf, Germany.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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