Air Bomber, 102 (Ceylon) Squadron
Service number 1322948
Died 14 May 1943
Buried Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany
Sidney’s family details are unknown to date. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission have advised that a letter was sent to Brighton after the war but did not receive a response.
Sidney was the air bomber on Halifax JB964 which departed from RAF Pocklington on a night operation to Bochum. The aircraft was shot down from 15000 feet by a night-fighter operating W of Cologne killing five of the crew. The two other crew became prisoners of war.
A/G, John Sidney Wilson Fowles, 1576327.
Pilot, Vincent Herbert Hatchard, 1392608.
F/E, William Tressillian Lee, 577037.
W/Op, John Leedham, 1291992.
J A Coughlin, R/155989, POW Stalag Luft L6.
Frederick Alan James, 127975, POW Stalag Luft L3.