Holyoake, Frank Leslie

Frank Leslie 

Holyoake

1914 - 1941
Aged26
Rank Sergeant
Service no.751825
Regiment Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Born May 22, 1914
DiedMarch 20, 1941

About

About
Frank Leslie
Holyoake

Gateway School 1928-29.

Son of William and Edith Holyoake.

Sergeant Holyoake was a Wireless Opertaor and one of the crew of Hudson AE611 that took off from RAF Aldergrove at 05:15 hours on the 20th March 1941. The aircraft climbed too steeply, stalled and crashed. All four crew members were killed. Sergeant Holyoake is buried in Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester, Sec. E. Cons. Grave 1141. 206 Squadron was part of Coastal Command flying reconnaissance missons over the Atlantic.

Other crew members were:

  • Pilot – P/O Richard James Fuller, 83722 buried Cambridge City Cemetery
  • Pilot – P/O Maurice Kingsley Warren, 79560 buried City of London Cemetery Wireless Op. – Sgt.
  • Cecil Henry Funnell, 550862 buried Norwich Cemetery

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