A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- J A Kershaw -


John Archdeacon Kershaw, Son of George Frederick and Martha Maria Alberta Kershaw; husband of Phyllis May Kershaw, of Lake, Isle of Wight.
Service details

Air Mechanic 1st class FAA/FX 75943 John Archdeacon Kershaw, Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm

CWGC record ...

His name is recorded on the Sandown War Memorial

Date of Death :24th March 1942 aged 34
Where buried or commemorated :Lee-on-Solent Naval Memorial

AM1 Kershaw was killed in a bombing raid by enemy aircraft on Malta (HMS St Angelo). He had served with 828 Sqn (equipped with Fairey Albacore aircraft) since 17th November 1940, at sea in HMS Sparrow Hawk, HMS Victorious and HMS Jackdaw. Kershaw had lived in Sandown, Isle of Wight.

Information provided by : John Bloodworth


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