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 the son of Moss and Marie Cohen of Edgware, Middlesex. Maurice’s father Moss worked as a tobacconist manager in 1939, and the family lived at 32 Mowbray Road, Hendon. Maurice had a sister Joyce who married Murray Verby.

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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