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Sykes, John Edward (Leading Aircraftman)

Killed in Action 1944-10-12

Age: 22

Son of Jack and May Sykes, of Humberstone, Ontario.

Home: Humberstone, Ontario

Service
RCAF
Unit
6416 SE- Service Echelon
Rank
Leading Aircraftman
Marshal
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
SergeantSGT
CorporalCPL
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Position
Service Numbers
R/139278
6416 Servicing Echelon, Holland. LACs Sykes, J.D. Beck, M. Olshansky, O.F. Larson, and W.R. Wabb were all killed when an enemy high explosive bomb made a direct hit on the dispersal area at the Wing's aerodrome.

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