David Weiss Davis

Sergeant, 179 Squadron
Service number 1286243
Died 31 Dec 1942
Commemorated on Gibraltar Memorial
Age 22

David was born in 1920 in Eastbourne, Sussex to Russian born Solomon and Hungarian Cecilia nee Weiss and he had two older siblings, Margaret and Leonard. Their father was a draper and the family ran a drapers shop in Eastbourne.

David was based in Gibraltar and was lost in Wellington HX738. The aircraft crashed 19 miles west of Gibraltar.

Three crew were killed:
Sgt. Francis William Calladine, 927937.
David Weiss Davis, 1286243.
Richard Frank Evans, 1116145.

Please contact us if you have any further information about the crash and details of the survivors.