16.08.1940. No. 111 Squadron R.A.F. Hurricane I R4193 F/Lt Ferriss. Location: Marden Kent.
Mission: Combat Patrol.

Date: 16
th August 1940

Unit: 111 Squadron

Type: Hurricane I

Serial: R4193

Code: JU-

Base: Northalt

Location: Marden Kent

Pilot: F/Lt Henry Michael Ferriss


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Flight Lieutenant Henry Michael Ferriss joined No 111 Squadron at Northolt. He shared in the probable destruction of a He 111 on 8/4/40 & shared another on the 10th. He was awarded the DFC on 21 June. In a head-on attack over Marden Kent on 16/8 he collided with a Dornier Do 17 bomber from 7/KG77 at 12.45 p.m. and was killed. He crashed on Sheephurst Farm Marden in Hurricane R 4193

Burial details:

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Flight Lieutenant Henry Michael Ferriss

Son of Henry Francis and Violet Eleanor Ferriss, of Petts Wood.

St Mary Roman Catholic Churchyard
Chislehurst, London Borough of Bromley, Greater London, England

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