Alan Fay Birley

Observer, 35 (Madras Presidency) Squadron
Service number 118723
Died 29 August 1942
Buried Middelkerke Communal Cemetery, Belgium
Age 27

Headstone Inscription
‘M.A. (CANTAB) SCHOLAR C.L.S. AND PEMBROKE. HIS LAST OPERATION-NUREMBERG’


Alan was the son of Oscar and Blanche née Fay. Husband of Kathleen née Jenkins. Father of Michael Birley.

Alan’s father Oscar served as a Sergeant Major in the Royal Flying Corps as an aviation mechanic machinist after transferring from the British Army.

Alan’s family have been contacted. His story will appear soon.


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