Flight Sergeant, 57 Squadron
Service number 1827224
Died 20 Feb 1946
Buried Glasgow (Glenduffhill) Jewish Cemetery
‘OUR BELOVED SON AND BROTHER WHOM WE WILL NEVER FORGET’
Robert was born in 1925 in Glasgow to Russian born Abraham and Latvian Rebecca nee Hodes and had seven brothers and sisters. Their father worked as a mantle machinist. Robert enlisted in Edinburgh in 1943.
Robert was killed in aircraft Avro Lincoln RF385 during a violent thunderstorm. The crew lost control and the aircraft crashed at Queenborough near Leicester on 20 February 1946.
All the crew were killed.
F/Sgt Robert Dansky, 1827224
Air Bomber, Sydney Bond Grant, 1567881, buried Ardrossan Cemetery, Ayrshire.
Pilot, Michael Geoffrey Horton, 150654, buried Oxford (Botley) Cemetery, Oxfordshire.
Nav, Evan Donald Rees, 185845, buried Merthyr Tydfil Cemetery, Brecknockshire.
W/Op Russell Mouatt Reeve, 1876156, buried Rugby (Whinfield ) Cemetery, Warwickshire.
W/Op/A/G, George Arnold Wells, 1522610, buried York Cemetery, Yorkshire.
W/O, Arthur John Alfred York, 1514962, buried Irchester Cemetery, Northamptonshire.