Air Headquarters Steamer Point, Aden 10/8/1940

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  1. noggin1969

    noggin1969 Well-Known Member

    Has anybody got info on a raid on the Air Headquarters Steamer Point, Aden 10/8/1940


    BECHER JOHN HENRY

    Rank: Squadron Leader
    Service No: 36008
    Date of Death: 10/08/1940
    Age: 27
    Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
    Grave Reference: H. 21.
    Cemetery: MAALA CEMETERY YEMEN
    Additional Information: Son of Maj. John Pickard Becher, D.S.O., and Gertrude Veronica Becher, of Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England. His father fell in the 1914-1918 War. Squadron Leader J H Becher killed in an enemy air raid on Air Headquarters Steamer Point, Aden.
    Acting Flight Lieutenant T D Atkinson,
    Acting Wing Commander A C Mitchell,
    Acting Warrant Officer G A Davies,
    Corporal D L Lee
    LAC C P Panting injured.


    Many thanks Shaun.
     
  2. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    just in case no further info surfaces



    Squadron Leader J H Becher: report of death. Acting Flight Lieutenant T D Atkinson, Acting Wing Commander A C Mitchell, Acting Warrant Officer G A Davies, Corporal D L Lee and Leading Aircraftman C P Panting: injured in an enemy air raid on Air Headquarters Steamer Point, Aden, 10 August 1940

    Search results: AIR 81/1300 | The National Archives

    AIR 81/1300 1940 Jan 01 – 1941 Dec 31 Squadron Leader J H Becher: report of death. Acting Flight Lieutenant T D Atkinson, Acting Wing Commander A C Mitchell, Acting Warrant Officer G A Davies, Corporal D L Lee and Leading Aircraftman C P Panting: injured in an enemy air raid on Air Headquarters Steamer Point, Aden, 10 August 1940
    AIR 81 – RAF Casualty Packs 1939-45 : Part 5 (1200 to 1488)
     
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