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The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. H F J Moynham


Harold Frederick John Moynham of Tooting, London was born on 14th January 1919 in Croydon, the son of Herbert Eyre Moynham and Elizabeth Moynham (nee Pearce).


He joined the RAF on 13th February 1939 as an Airman u/t WOp/AG and was posted to 248 Squadron in late July 1940.






Above: Moynham standing centre, rear row.


Images courtesy of Andrew Bird.



Moynham was killed on 3rd November 1940, still serving with 248 Squadron, aged 21.

His Blenheim IVf L9392 WR-G was last seen attacking a He111K over the North Sea. A Blenheim was claimed that day by Uffz. Woick of 7./JG54.

P/O A H H Garrad and Sgt. EJ Bayliss were also lost.

Moynham is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Panel 17.


Above image courtesy of Dean Sumner.



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