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The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. A J Page


Arthur John Page, of Goodmayes in Essex, was born on 13th February 1916, the son of Arthur Robert Page (1878-1916) and Ethel Lynda Dennis (1885-1965).

He was employed as Clerk to the Corporation of London Surveyors when he joined the RAFVR about February 1939 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September he completed his training, converted to Hurricanes and joined 257 Squadron at Debden on 1st September 1940.

He married Grace Esther Spice, of Horton Kirby in Kent in April 1940.

He was killed on 24th October 1941, as a Flight Sergeant with 101 Squadron, operating in Wellingtons from Oakington. His aircraft, Wellington 1C X9828, came down in the North Sea on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.

Also lost were:

F/Lt. GF Bundey
F/Sgt. JR France
Sgt. AC Hayter
Sgt. WFW Lewis
Sgt. DR Thompson


Page was 25. He is buried in Ostende Communal Cemetery, Belgium.





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