Alfred Joseph

Flight Sergeant, Aden CF
Service number 1396876
Died 11 Jul 1945
Buried Djibouti New European Cemetery, East Africa
Age 22

Alfred was born in July 1923 in Holborn, London to David and Rachel nee Camina and he had an older brother Michael. Their father worked as a cigarette distributor and in 1939 the family lived with Rachel’s family in Rhonda Grove, Stepney.

Alfred enlisted in 1940 and trained as a navigator. On 11 July 1945 he was the navigator on Hudson AM950 which crashed on landing at Djibouti. The aircraft caught fire killing Alfred and Pilot, Henry Brian James, 12945 and W/Op, Ernest Lowndes, 2214086.

Grateful thanks to Elton Foister for the photo
Djibouti New European Cemetery, East Africa. Grateful thanks to Elton Foister.