Cribb Brothers of Little Cawthorpe

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  1. JRCowie

    JRCowie Member

    Hi All

    Currently researching the names on the Little Cawthorpe War Memorial in Lincolnshire for the Churches Conservation Trust - there are only 3 names from WW2 - all brothers, all died in air related incidents - it is Owen and John Cribb that I would appreciate further information on - as Henry is pretty much covered.
    Thanks again fir your help


    Owen Llanwarne Cribb – FAA/FX 96196 – Leading Aircraftman – Telegraphist/Air Gunner - HMS Formidable – Died 16 November 1944, aged 19 – Lost during night operations. Commemorated on Bay 5, Panel 2 of the Lee-on- Solent Memorial. Owen joined up on leaving school.

    John Llanwarne Cribb, Lieutenant, RNVR, FAA – HMS Goshawk (Shore Station) at Piarco, Trinidad in the West Indies - pilot of an Albacore (Squadron/Flight 750) lost on patrol in the Caribbean Sea on 26 February 1942 – Resided at the Old Rectory in Cawthorpe, Lincolnshire. Husband of Vera Cribb (nee Beckett) and father of Timothy - Commemorated on Bay 3, Panel 7 of the Lee-on-Solent Memorial.

    Henry Llanwarne Cribb – Warrant Officer, Pilot – 656214 - RAFVR – Died 23 June 1944, aged 28 – Buried Montchalons Churchyard, Aisne – Son of William Lanwarne Cribb, an Excise Officer and Catherine Edythe Cribb of Louth, Lincolnshire and husband of Elizabeth Cribb (nee Mickleburgh) of Cambridge Park, Twickenham, Middlesex. Henry was the pilot of Halifax Mk111, serial number LW656 of 76 Squadron, No 4 Group, Bomber Command, based at Holme on Spalding Moor

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