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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Edmund Brian Doherty -

Unknown person Name : Edmund Brian Doherty

Son of : James Doherty and Genesta Doherty (née Bicheno), of Ryde, Isle of Wight.

Born : 1918, Mombasa, East Africa.
  Electoral roll information :

1938 : The family are listed at 15 Sydney Terrace, Ryde.

  Service Details :

AC.1 627157 Edmund Brian Doherty, Royal Air Force.

Casualty Details :

Died : 12 April 1940, aged 21.

Commemorated at : Runnymede Air Forces Memorial.

CWGC Record

Aircraft : Vickers Wellington 1c P9266 of 149 Sqn
Crew :
Sgt G E GoadCWGC record ...
Sgt F A WoodcockCWGC record ...
Sgt R F VickeryCWGC record ...
Cpl J H Langridge, RNZAFCWGC record ...
AC.1 E B DohertyCWGC record ...
AC.2 J HenryCWGC record ...

149 Sqn Wellington
The aircraft took off from RAF Mildenhall at 11.53 hrs for reconnaissance. It was last seen at 16.10 hrs at sea level, at position 58.45N/05.30E, pursued by an Me110.
Sgt G E Goad is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery, Norway, whilst the rest of the crew have no known grave.
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Ryde Borough War Memorial
Ryde School War Memorial
  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :

Isle of Wight County Press, 20 April 1940

Isle of Wight County Press, 27 April 1940
  Acknowledgments :

John Bloodworth for R.A.F. research

Aircraft image from http://www.raf.mod.uk/bombercommand/h149.html with acknowledgements.
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Page last updated : 9 March 2015


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