Joseph Jossie Goldman
Pilot, 16 OTU
Service number 777611
Died 19 June 1941
Buried Upper Heyford Cemetery, Oxfordshire
‘IN MEMORY OF OUR BELOVED SON AND BROTHER JOSSIE’
Joseph (Jossie) was born in 1918 in Bloemfonte, South Africa to Max who was born in Belarus and Minnie who was born in Lithuania. Jossie had six siblings who all lived and died in South Africa.
Jossie was the pilot of Hampden AD831 which departed RAF Upper Heyford on a training exercise. The aircraft was destroyed when it crashed at Baynards Green, Bicester, Oxfordshire, near the airfield.
All four crew were killed.
Sergeant (Pilot) Joseph Jossie Goldman, 22
Observer, Sergeant Charles William Davis, RCAF, 23
W/Op A/G, Flying Officer William Howard Corbett.
Patrick Lally, 23
We are in contact with Jossie’s family and they have requested further information about his RAF career.