A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- J L Greening -


John Llewellyn Greening

Son of Frederick R. and Nellie Greening, of Cowes, Isle of Wight.
John Greening is commemorated on this Memorial :

Cowes War Memorial

Service details

Flight Sergeant (Pilot) 533208 J L Greening, Royal Air Force

CWGC record ...

Date of Death :6th December 1942 aged 26
Where buried or commemorated :Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Squadron :487 (RNZAF) Sqn
Aircraft :Ventura Mk.II AE902 EG-F
Crew :
Observer :Sergeant 1038399 E MowforthCWGC record ...
Wireless Operator :Sergeant 1377756 D HarriesCWGC record ...
Air Gunner :Sergeant 1318061 B H ThomasCWGC record ...

The aircraft took off at 11:23 hrs from RAF Feltwell for Ops on the Phillips Valve Factory at Eindhoven. It was hit by flak, and crashed at 12:39 hrs in the target area. All the crew were buried at Woensel Cemetery. Sergeant Greening came from Cowes, Isle of Wight.

Information provided by : John Bloodworth


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