Lucien Georges Levy

Sergeant, 267 Squadron
Service number 791071
Died 5 Oct 1941
Buried Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Age 31

Lucien was born in 1910 in Romania. Details on his family and early life are unknown to date.

Lucien enlisted in the Middle East in November 1940. His service number indicates that he was enlisted via the ‘French in the Middle East and Aden, July 1940.’

Lucien was the pilot of Hudson P5164 which crashed into the Mocattan Hills at Dead City near Abbassia in Egypt, the probable cause being engine failure while flying at low altitude.

Those killed in the accident were:-

Pilot, Lucien Georges Levy, FFAF, RAF.
Sergeant Brian Chadwick Gray, RAAF.
Sergeant Frank Derek Ward, RAAF.
Leading Aircraftman Charles Chapman.
Lieutenant General Vyvyan Vavasour Pope CBE DSO MC and Bar.
Colonel Eric Sudeley Unwin MC, Royal Army Service Corps.
Captain George Robert Amery, 2nd Royal Tank Regiment.
Brigadier Hugh Edward Russell DSO, Royal Armoured Corps.

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Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
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