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The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. W G Sharratt


William Gordon Sharratt of Blackpool, Lancashire was born on 26th June 1915 and was employed as a
Sorting Office clerk before joined the RAF in October 1939 as an Airman u/t WOp/AG.

He completed his training and joined 248 Squadron on 5th October 1940.

He was killed on 2nd July 1941, still serving, now a Flight Sergeant with 248.

Blenheim IV Z6171 WR-K was shot down off Texel by a fighter whilst on patrol.

Sgt. RJ Powell, pilot and Sgt. HJ Robinson were also lost.

Sharratt was 26. He is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial, panel 37.



Above image courtesy of Dean Sumner



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