John Jacob Myers

Observer, 10 Squadron
Service number 580910
Died 11 June 1940
Buried Abbeville Communal Cemetery, France
Age unknown

Can you help? Is John a family member or can you provide further information about his life? John is remembered in the Book of Remembrance in Dover.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission have advised that a letter was sent after the war to relatives in Somerset and then London but did not receive replies from either address. Records show that John enlisted as a direct entry airman as an observer in 1935.

John was the observer on Whitley P4954 which departed RAF Dishforth on a night operation to attack troop concentrations in Northern France. The aircraft crashed north of Abbeville killing all five crew.

Pilot, Leslie Arthur Keast, 564740. Pilot, David Frederick Braham, 72463.
W/Op A/G, James McDonald Black, 536996.
W/Op A/G Raymond Robin Henry Nuttall, 624643.