Myer Rume

Flight Engineer, 424 (Tiger) Squadron
Service number 2209127
Died 25 May 1944
Commemorated on Runnymede Memorial
Age 20

Myer was born in 1924 in Liverpool to Polish born Harry and Sophia née Marks. Myer had three siblings, Annie, David and Eva. Their father Harry worked as a clerk agent collector and served in the Royal Fusiliers in WW1.

Myer was the flight engineer on Halifax LW157 which departed RAF Skipton on Swale on a night operation to Aachen for a bombing operation against the Rothe Erde railway station. Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Peter Ehrhardt of the 9./NJG 5, who was flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Mainz-Finthen airfield in Germany.

All the crew were killed and are commemorated on Runnymede Memorial.

A/G, John Neville Almond, RCAF J/90182
Pilot, Francis Wilfred Dolter, RCAF J/19999
W/Op A/G, James William Kellie, RCAF J/89392
Nav, Gordon Alexander Wilson RCAF J/88025
A/G, Harold Kenneth Wilson RCAF J/89778
A/B, Norman Andison Wilson RCAF J/89886