04.07.1940. No. 222 Squadron R.A.F. Spitfire Ia N3294. Sgt. Lewis.
Mission: Gunnery training flight.

Date: 4th July 1940

Unit: No.222 Squadron R.A.F.

Type: Supermarine Spitfire IA

Serial No: N3294

Coded: ZD-

Location: Near Withernsea, Yorkshire, England.

Pilot: Sgt. Emrys Ivor Lewis 531760 R.A.F. Age. 24 - Killed.


This aircraft dived into the ground out of cloud. (No further details in our records regarding the exact location of crash site. If anyone can add further details we would be delighted to hear from you).

Spitfire of No.222 Sqdn
A No.222 Squadron Spitfire starting with exceptional flames from the exhaust stubs.

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Sgt. Emrys Ivor Lewis (via Gariepy)
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Burial details:

Llandinrwig Churchyard, Caernarvonshire, Wales.

Son of Thomas Hugh and Elinor Lewis, of Llannerchymedd, Angelsey, Wales.

Researched by David King & Melvin Brownless with special thanks to Pat Gariepy (U.S.A.), updated, August 2013.

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