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Ralph John Henry Clayton

Date of Birth

29 November, 1920

College

Borough Road College

Service number

139962

WW2 rank

Flight Lieutenant Navigator

7 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

15 February, 1944

Location of death

Germany

Buried/memorial

Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

Biography

Flight Lieutenant Navigator Ralph John Henry Clayton entered Borough Road College in 1939 and was able to graduate in 1941 before joining the RAF. On the 15th of Feburary 1944 Flight Lieutenant Clayton was part of a bomb raid on Berlin. He crashed during the raid and his body was never found. He is remembered at the Brlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

Sources

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

www.cornwallswarhistory.co.uk

Borough Road College 1939 Registry