17.10.1941 No. 242 Squadron Hurricane I V6575 P/O. Campbell
Date: 17th October 1940 (Thursday)
Unit: No. 242 Squadron
Type: Hurricane I
Base: RAF Coltishall.
Location: Off coast, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.
Pilot: P/O. Norman Neil Campbell 41824 RAF Age 27. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
During patrol off the coast of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk engaged a Do17 and was shot down at 09:00 hrs.
His body was recovered from the North Sea and rests in Scottow Cemetery, Norfolk.
Above and left Scottow Cemetery as visited by Aircrew Remembered 2012
P/O. Norman Neil Campbell. Scottow Cemetery, Norfolk. Grave 244. Son of Alexander John and Isabell Gravers Campbell, of St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada.
Researched for relatives of the pilot. With thanks to the following for further information supplied Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Norman L.R. Franks 'Fighter Command Losses' Vol. 1.
We welcome any additional details for this loss that we can add to his page of remembrance.