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WELCH, Robert

Pilot Officer(Navigator)


Royal Air Force

617 Sqdn

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Douarnenez Communal Cemetery

Aged 21 Son of William Turnbull Welch and Isabel Welch, of 65 Brachelston Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire. Worked in the National Bank. Member of the Academicals Cricket Club and greenock Golf Club

Lancaster III JB139 Took off 0949 from Woodhall Spa and set course for the U-Boat Pens at Brest. Hit by Flak and crashed 1159 into Douarnenez Bay.

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