Wireless Operator/Air Gunner, 214 (Federated Malay States) Squadron
Service number 915976
Died 29 August 1941
Buried Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery, Netherlands
A DAILY GRIEF AND AN EVERLASTING SORROW. SO LOVED BY HIS MUM, DAD AND FAMILY
Gerald was the son of Jack and Leah née Alexander of St Pancras, London. The family changed their surname to Clayden post war.
In 1939, the family were living at 11 Neasden Lane, Willesden and Gerald was working as an optician.
Gerald had an older brother Lionel who married Myra Landau and a younger sister Ethel who married Jack Drake.
Gerald’s brother Lionel served in the Royal Army Medical Corps in Malta and on his return became a GP.
Please contact us if Gerald is a member of your family.