Marcel Mermelstein

Leading Aircraftman, RAF Heliopolis
Service number 775079
Died 30 Jul 1942
Buried Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt
Age 32

Headstone Inscription
‘WE SHALL NOT FORGET YOU. WIFE AND SON’


Marcel was born in Drohobyczka, Poland in 1910. He was the son of Joseph and Jeudes nee Schreyer. Marcel married Sofia Schwarz in Poland in 1935 and they had a son whose name is unknown.

Marcel was based at RAF Heliopolis and was killed during an enemy air raid on the 30 July 1942.