102 Squadron RAF during WWII

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A cousin of my mother's, 1852991 Sgt (Wireless/op) Geoffrey Roy Grimsdell, was with 102 Sqn, & was killed during a raid over Germany on 19 Mar 1945. He & his entire crew are buried in Plot 19.A.3 in CWGC Reichwald Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

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