Sergeant/ Air Gunner Thomas Robson-Scott

Sergeant/Air Gunner Thomas Robson-Scott, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He was lost on an Air Operation to Germany, aged 19, on the 12th December 1941. He had been born in Southdean and was the son of the late Thomas Robson-Scott and his second wife Violet Robson-Scott of Lethem, Southdean. He had volunteered for the R.A.F. in 1940 and joined 106 Squadron. his aircraft had left R.A.F Coningsby for a raid on Gelsenkirchen bur crashed near Oberhausen. He is buried in the ReIchswald War Cemetery, Germany. At that time the Squadron operated the Handley Page Hampden medium bomber ( known as the “flying suitcase ” ).

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