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


Ernest George Cass, Son of Henry James Cass and Thirza Cass; husband of Barbara Eillen Cass, of Sherwood, Nottingham
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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