Maurice Cohen

Air Gunner, 35 (Madras Presidency) Squadron
Service number 655080
Died 31 March 1942
Buried Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery, Norway
Age 23

Headstone Inscription
‘ALWAYS IN OUR MEMORY A GALLANT SON WHO GAVE OF HIS BEST FOR HIS COUNTRY’


Maurice was born on 24 September 1918 in Islington to Moss and Marie Cohen and had one sister Joyce. Their father Moss worked as a tobacconist manager in 1939, and the family lived at 32 Mowbray Road, Hendon.

Maurice was an air gunner on Halifax W1015 which took off from RAF Kinloss on a night operation to bomb the German warship Tirpitz. Details of the crash can be found on the website by Linzee Druce. http://www.archieraf.co.uk/archie/1015tlp3031.html


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