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The Airmen's Stories - AC2 E Parry


Emlyn Parry of Beaumaris, Anglesey was born in the second quarter of 1917, the son of Henry Daniel Parry and Elizabeth Parry (nee Jones).

He joined the RAF in September 1939 as an Aircrafthand. He later volunteered for aircrew duties and joined 23 Squadron at Middle Wallop on 6th October 1940.

Commissioned in November 1942, he was killed aged 26 on 28th May 1943 as a Flying Officer WOp/AG with 10 Squadron operating from Melbourne, Yorkshire.

His Halifax JB960 ZA-N was on a sortie to Essen when it was involved in a mid-air collision, possibly with Lancaster ED504 of 467 Squadron.

He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany.

Also lost were:

W/O HW Price
Sgt FG Williams
Sgt R Leyland
F/O ER Curtis
Sgt EG Halston
Sgt WE Waggett



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