Hyman Goldberg

Flight Engineer, 619 Squadron
Service number 2206617
Died 27 April 1944
Buried Durnbach War Cemetery, Germany
Age 20

Headstone Inscription
‘TREASURED MEMORIES OF OUR DEAR SON AND BROTHER. MAY HIS DEAR SOUL REST IN PEACE’


Hyman was born on 25 May 1923 in Whitechapel to Manchester born Isaac and Blanche née Bercovitch. Hyman’s grandparents originated from Poland and the family worked in the tailoring industry. In 1939, the family were living at 3 Marshall Place, Manchester where Isaac is listed as a costume and mantle tailor and Blanche is a button hole machinist. Hyman enlisted into the RAF at Padgate at the end of 1942.

Hyamn was the flight engineer on Lancaster LL904 which took off from RAF Dunholme Lodge on an operation to Schweinfurt. The aircraft crashed near Oppenau, Germany. Flight Sergeant Young, RNZAF was the only survivor and was taken POW.