Pilot, 23 OTU
Service number 110127
Died 26 October 1941
Buried East Ham (Marlow Road) Jewish Cemetery
Harry was born on 20 August 1915 to Louis and Leah Rose of Southport, Lancashire. The 1939 register lists them as living at 48 Tithebarn Road, Southport and Louis is a retired tailor. Harry was living at 67 South Knighton Road, Leicester and was working as a salesman for Lyons & Co.
Harry was the pilot of Wellington T2844 which departed RAF Pershore on a daylight air test. The aircraft’s life raft deployed and fouled the controls. The aircraft went into a steep dive and broke up in the air killing everyone on board when it crashed near Cheltenham.
Thompson Neville Digby Boyd, RAAF, 402435
Pilot, Mark Fairweather Gibson, RCAF, J/6231
W/Op, William Joseph Huth, 1325768
W/Op, Patrick Earl Lacey, RCAF, 78169
Obs, Ronald Clarke Symes, 106965
A/G, Francis Harry Patrick Tolley, 1376875
W/Op, William Walker, 630430