George Raynor Dale

Air Gunner, 9 Squadron
Service number 128962
Died 4 April 1943
Buried Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany
Age 35

Headstone Inscription
‘BELOVED HUSBAND OF EVE AND FATHER OF LINDA’


George was born on 27 Mar 1908 in West Ham to Solomon known as George and Amelia née Solomons. Husband of Eva née Lipman. Father of Linda, born Hendon, Middlesex.

The family surname was originally Israel and was changed to Dale in 1919.

On 3 April 1943 Lancaster ED479 took off from RAF Waddington on a night bombing raid to Essen. The aircraft crashed at Duisberg-Meiderich, Germany.

Courtesy Ant Stafford

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