Flight Sergeant HERBERT THOMAS SHAYLOR (photo added)

Serviceman Headstone image Serviceman thumbnail gravemarker Serviceman thumbnail
Rank Flight Sergeant
Forenames HERBERT THOMAS
Surname SHAYLOR (photo added)
Initials H T
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Sunday, 06 August 1944
Age 21
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 1214032
Force Royal Air Force
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 613 (Royal Air Force) Squadron
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration SAINT-PIERRE-DU-VAUVRAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location Grave 9. Joint grave.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF HERBERT AND ALMA ZILLAH SHAYLOR, OF SOUTH YARDLEY, BIRMINGHAM.

Additional Information

 

 

Flight Sergeant HERBERT THOMAS SHAYLOR is buried in SAINT-PIERRE-DU-VAUVRAY, Communal Cemetery, with pilot Flying Officer GORDON BLANSHARD in a joint grave. Both men were killed when the Mosquito aircraft they were in was shot down.1

 

 

Original joint grave marker 1940s.

 

 

References
1. Information and photographs, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Elizabeth Jones, half sister of Flight Sergeant HERBERT THOMAS SHAYLOR.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Elizabeth Jones, half sister of Flight Sergeant HERBERT THOMAS SHAYLOR.
Individual photograph: Elizabeth Jones, half sister of Flight Sergeant HERBERT THOMAS SHAYLOR.
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Additional information provided by: Elizabeth Jones, half sister of Flight Sergeant HERBERT THOMAS SHAYLOR.

 

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