A Poppy
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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Ernest George Cass -


Ernest George Cass, Son of Herbert James Cass and Thirza Cass (née Woolley), born 1922, Eastry, Kent; husband of Barbara Eileen Cass, of Sherwood, Nottingham; married in Nottingham, 1943.
Commemorated on the Freshwater War Memorial

Service details

Flight Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 573138 Ernest George Cass, Royal Air Force

CWGC record ...

Date of Death :27 April 1944 aged 21
Where buried or commemorated :Landeville Churchyard, Haute-Marne, France
Aircraft :Avro Lancaster Mk.I LL919 PG-W of 619 Sqn
Crew :
Pilot :Flt/Lt G G C GunziCWGC record ...
Navigator :Flg/Off N Vlassie, RCAFCWGC record ...
Air Bomber :Flt/Sgt J W Mills
Wireless Operator :Flt/Sgt A PickstoneCWGC record ...
Air Gunner :P/O L L Feindell, RCAFCWGC record ...
Air Gunner :Sgt K FrankCWGC record ...

The aircraft took off at 21.32 hrs from Dunholme Lodge on operations to Schweinfurt,but crashed at Landeville 13 km SW of Joinville in France. Flt/Sgt Mills survived and was taken Prisoner of War, while all the others are buried at Landeville.

Information provided by : John Bloodworth


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