Isadore Maurice Morganstein
Flight Engineer, 166 Squadron
Service number 1895616
Died 13 September 1944
Commemorated on Runnymede Memorial
Isadore was born in 1920 in St George in the East, London to Russian born Charles and Leah née Tobenhaus whose family emigrated from Warsaw, Poland. Isadore had a brother Myer who died when he was two and a sister Jeane Ellen who married Moss Litman. Their father ran a drapers shop.
Isadore was the flight engineer on Lancaster NF974 which departed RAF Kirmington on a night operation to Frankfurt. The aircraft was attacked by a night fighter and caught fire before going into a steep dive and crashing near Mannheim killing five of the crew.
Pilot, F/O Antony Guy Samuel Watkins, 174085.
A/B, F/Sgt David Murray Barr, 1522161.
Nav, F/Sgt Harvey George Carson, RCAF R/164485.
W/Op, Sgt Andrew Priest Maitland 1801805.
F/Sgt McCahon, RCAF, POW Stalag Luft 7.
F/Sgt Walker, RCAF, POW Stalag Luft 7.