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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Edward Lewis Weeks -

Unknown person Name : Edward Lewis Weeks

Son of : Lewis Weeks and Eugenie Netta Weeks (née Beavis), of Shanklin, Isle of Wight.

Born : 1920 (registered Brading sub-district).

  Electoral Roll information :

1922 : The family are at 3 Malmesbury Brook Road, Shanklin.
  Service Details :

Leading Aircraftman 550893 (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Edward Lewis Weeks, Royal Air Force.

  Casualty Details :

Died : 24 April 1940 aged 20.

Commemorated at : Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Shanklin War Memorial
  Further Information :

Aircraft :Bristol Blenheim Mk.IV L8750 of 107 Sqn
Pilot :P/O J D Murphy CWGC record ...
Observer :Sgt G C Durie CWGC record ...
Wireless Operator /
Air Gunner :
LAC E L Weeks CWGC record ...

The aircraft left RAF Lossiemouth at 01.20 on Ops to Stavanger. All the crew were killed when the aircraft was lost without trace.

Edward Weeks had lived at 3 Brook Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight.
  Acknowledgements :

John Bloodworth for Royal Air Force research
  Page status :
Page last updated : July 2012


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