The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. K B Parker
Kenneth Bruce Parker of Worthing, Sussex was born on 27th May 1915 and joined the RAFVR in October 1938. He worked as a chief clerk for the London Assurance Company.
Called up on 1st September 1939, Parker completed his training and joined 64 Squadron at Leconfield in mid-September 1940. He moved to 92 Squadron at Biggin Hill on the 24th and probably destroyed a Me109 on the 30th.
On 15th October 1940 Parker was shot down and killed in combat with Me109's over the Thames Estuary. His Spitfire, R6838, is believed to have crashed into the sea.
Parker was 25, his body was washed up on Terschelling island off the Dutch coast and he is buried in the cemetery there.
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