Geoffrey Mark Harris

Leading Aircraftman, No. 1 British Flying Training School
Service number 923204
Died 17 Sep 1942
Buried Terrell (Oakland) Memorial Park, Texas
Age 21

Headstone Inscription
‘IN UNFADING MEMORY OF OUR DARLING GEOFFREY PEACE TO HIS SWEET SOUL’


Geoffrey was born on 18 May 1921 in Leeds to Harry and Frances nee Levy. He had one younger brother Stanley.

Geoffrey was based at 1 British Flying Training School in Terrell, Texas. On 17 September 1942 he was involved in a flying accident whilst training to be a pilot. A witness observed his aircraft diving steeply from out of thick clouds. Geoffrey baled out and released his parachute but collided with the tail of his aircraft which caused his death.