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Watery Lane Cemetery Newent

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In proud memory of

Flt/Sgt Leonard M. Smith R.A.F.

Killed in action

May 24th 1942

Aged 30 years

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Watery Lane Cemetery Newent

Gloucestershire

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Leonard Mervyn

Smith

1912

Newent, Gloucestershire

24th May 1942

Crashed in R5617 Avro Lancaster bomber on night exercise out of RAF Bottesford in worsening weather and hit Standon Hill on Dartmoor killing four crew instantly including Leonard

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Watery Lane Cemetery, Newent, Gloucestershire

Second World War

Flight Sergeant (Wireless Op./Air Gunner)

207 Squadron Royal Air Force

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