Edouard Zadoc Seligmann

Air Bomber, 166 Squadron
Service number 1685867
Died 8 October 1945
Buried Golders Green Jewish Cemetery
Age 23

Edouard was born on 28 September 1922 in Sedgley Park, Manchester to Leopold and Chochanna (Suzanne) née Rabinovitz and had a younger sister June. Edouard’s father Leopold served as a captain in the Manchester Royal Fusiliers in France in WW1. After the war he travelled to Jaffa, Israel and married French born Suzanne.

Edouard was a navigator on Lancaster NG304 which departed RAF Kirmington on a day training exercise. The aircraft banked and dived vertically into the ground on a three engine overshoot at RAF Kirmington, Lincolnshire.

Pilot, Herbert John Lintott, 1444528
F/E, Pilot Peter William Youngman, 1615004 
A/B, Patrick Douglas McClemont 1584122
W/Op, Royden Charles Maiden, 2209740
A/G, Alfred Francis Betts, 1868236
Sgt J C Breakwell, injured & survived