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Allan Arthur Cecil Shaddick

Allan Arthur Cecil Shaddick

College

Shoreditch College

Service number

916694

WW2 rank

Sergeant Observer

21 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

28 August, 1941

Location of death

Rozenburg, Holland

Buried/memorial

Hook of Holland General Cemetery

Biography

Sergeant Observer Allan Arthur Cecil Shaddick graduated from Shoreditch College in 1941 and joined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve shortly after. On the 28th of August, 1941 Obs. Sgt Shaddick and his crew of 2 left RAF Watton in Norfolk for a raid on cargo ships docked at Rotterdam, Holland. Their Blenheim IV was shot down by Me109 from VI/JG53. The aircraft crashed at Rozenburg (16 km WSW of Rotterdam). Everyone on board was killed. Sgt Obs. Shaddick is buried at Hook of Holland General Cemetery. He was 21.

Sources

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

aircrewremembered.com