Albert Gray, a wireless operator/air gunner, participated in 32 bombing and mine-laying raids with No 83 Sqn. Flying Hampdens out of R.A.F. Scampton, between 10th February and 1st October 1941.
In 1943 F/Sgt. Gray was serving with 515 Sqn., flying in the Boulton Paul Defiant Mark 11 aircraft, based at RAF Hunsdon in Hertfordshire.
On June 8th, 1943 the squadron was on an op. Seven aircraft returned safely but the plane of F/Sgt. F.J.A.Steel (Pilot) and Gray- due to foggy weather conditions - crashed into a hill near Beachy Head killing both.
Albert Gray lies buried on Whitley Bay (Hartley South) Cemetery Sec. J. Grave 3518.
March 13th, 1943: Pilot Officer (on probation/emergency)
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