19.08.1944 No. 182 Squadron Typhoon MN288 Lt. Jennings
Date: 19th August 1944
Unit: No. 182 Squadron
Type: Typhoon Ib
Location: North of Vinoutiers, France
Pilot: Lt. Ronald Garnet Jennings 328631V SAAF Age 20. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Hit by flak north of Vinoutiers, France.
Another Typhoon from 182 Squadron was also shot down on the same patrol / location.
Typhoon Ib MN913 Flown by F/O. C.C. Leigh who evaded capture and managed to return to England.
Left and above, St. Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery as taken by our Kate Tame during her visit in 2012. Any relative who would like a higher resolution copy of the grave, Kate would be delighted to send it to you. Contact us.
Lt. Ronald Garnet Jennings. St. Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery. Grave B.28. Son of Jeremiah and Sophie Aletta Jennings, of Foothills, Transvaal, South Africa.
Researched for relatives of the pilot. With thanks to the following for further information supplied, Kate Tame, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Norman L.R. Franks 'Fighter Command Losses' Vol. 3.