Flight Engineer, 50 Squadron
Service number 1455048
Died 1 March 1943
Buried Wadenoijen Protestant Churchyard, Netherlands
‘FOREVER IN OUR THOUGHTS. MUM, JOE, MINNIE, HILDA AND RELATIVES IN ENGLAND AND U.S.A’
Alfred was the son of Hyman and Kate née Rosenfeldt of Hendon. Alfred worked for De Havilland aircraft as a draughtsman before he enlisted.
Alfred had three siblings, Joseph who married Dorothy Smith, Minnie who married Harold Rush and Hilda who married David Bendell.
Alfred’s uncle, Harold Simmonds was a wireless operator attached to RAF Bournemouth and was killed on 23 May 1943. The crew had returned from an operation and were billeted at the Hotel Metropole in Bournemouth. They were all killed when an enemy bomb when the hotel suffered a direct hit.
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