Basil Hubert Brodie
Flight Engineer, 619 Squadron
Service number 1862111
Died 6 November 1944
Commemorated on Runnymede Memorial
Basil was the son of Harry and Florence née Greenbaum of Haringey, London.
Basil’s grandfather Baruch was born in Warsaw and worked as a Master cabinet maker in Spitalfields. Basil’s father Harry was the youngest of seven children who lived in Hackney and he worked as a drapery salesman.
In 1939, the family were living at 329 Green Lanes, Tottenham where they ran an off licence.
Basil had a brother Raymond who married Barbara Leanse, and twin sisters named Betty and Enid. Betty married Isaac Amron and Enid married Samuel Herwald.
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