07/08.09.1942 No. 418 Squadron Boston I W8284 Sgt. Millman
Operation: Night Intruder patrol
Date: 07/08th September 1942 (Monday/Tuesday)
Unit: No. 418 Squadron (RCAF)
Type: Boston I
Base: RAF Bradwell Bay, Essex
Location: Somme area France
Pilot: Sgt. Albert John Richard Millman 1441090 RAFVR Age 21. Killed
Obs: P/O. James Alexander Howard McClafferty 123132 RAFVR Age 32. Killed
W/Op/Air/Gnr: Sgt. Sydney Raymond Williams 1377465 RAFVR Age 26. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
No further details on this loss apart from briefly described above. We welcome any further information.
(Note: some publications have the pilot listed incorrectly as Sgt. R. Hillman and described him as missing.)
Left and above St. Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery as photographed by our Kate Tame during her visit in 2012. Any relative who would like a higher resolution copy of these photographs are welcome to email us.
Sgt. Albert John Richard Millman. St. Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery. Grave A.16. Son of Reginald John and Marion Millman, of Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England.
P/O. James Alexander Howard McClafferty. St. Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery. Grave A.18. Son of Michael and Annie McClafferty, of Worthing, Sussex, England.
Sgt. Sydney Raymond Williams. St. Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery. Grave A.17. Son of Robert Lewis Williams and Edith Florence Williams, of Regent's Park, London, England.
Researched for relatives of these crews with thanks for additional information to Kate Tame specialist genealogist to Aircrew Remembered for the Cemetery photographs. Commonwealth War Graves Commission.