Henry Nykerk

Wireless Operator/Air Gunner, 142 Squadron
Service number 910572
Died 28 June 1941
Buried Hamburg Cemetery, Germany
Age 26

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Henry was the son of Joel and Rebecca née Oesterman. Husband of Marianna née Lobatto.

In 1939, Henry was working as a bespoke tailors cutter and was in the Civil Air Guard based at Luton Airport. His mother Rebecca was an inpatient at the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson hospital where she died a few months later.

Henry had two younger sisters Julia and Hannah. Julia’s first husband Eric Hockman died on 15 February 1941 serving in the Pioneer Corps. She later married Ernest Jeffrey.

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