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RODWELL R.L.

RODWELL R.L.

Sergeant 956819 Ronald Leslie Rodwell

Air Gunner with 7 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Killed in action on the 7th August 1942 aged 21 years.

Son of Joseph and Gertrude Rodwell.


Originally buried in Dusseldorf North Cemetery Sergeant Rodwell was re-buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany on the 3rd December 1946 with the other members of the crew.

Sgt Rodwell was killed with all crew members in Stirling 1 R9154 MG-F on Operation Duisburg. Take off 0100 from Oakington. Crashed at Huthum, 3 km NW of Emmerich, Germany. All the crew were buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

The Crew Members were:
Sgt C G Pullen RNZAF
Sgt P C J Brain
P/O A W C Montgomery
Sgt E G Kershaw
Sgt R L Rodwell
Sgt S L Hore RAAF

Named on the War Memorial, Parish Church Triptych Roll of Honour and Parish Church Book of Remembrance

ENTRANCE TO THE REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY

REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM