Wars Last Goodbyes

Individual Record

St Peter Peterstow

St Peter Peterstow

Herefordshire

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In loving and everlasting

Remembrance of

F/O A. Dennis Serpell Snell

Aged 21

Bomber Command

Missing from operations over Italy

July 14th/15th 1943. Beloved son of

Arthur and Frances Mary Snell.

At the going down of the sun

And in the morning, we will remember them

Plaque on headstone (now missing its cross)

Albert Dennis Serpell

Snell

Second World War

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Flying Officer

50 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

1922

Overseas (Gibraltar?)

16th July 1943

21

Took off from RAF Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire to bomb electrical transformers in Reggio Nell’Emilia, Lombardy, Italy in Lancaster B. Mk. III DV167 which is believed to have crashed near Traversetolo, Parma - three crew were buried nearby and then at Milan, the other crew were lost in the crash including Dennis Snell

Runnymede Memorial, Surrey

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