DoB from Mary Turnham.
GRO birth: Jun 1924 Oldham 8d 957.
GRO marriage: Mar 1946 Farnworth 8c 829 to Mary Nuttall.
His second marriage was to Mary Elizabeth Howes. Bert was a rear gunner on Halifax bombers with 51 Squadron RAF during World War II and stationed at RAF Snaith, Yorkshire. Also flew with 148 Sqn for >
Special Operations Executive and was shot down over Yugoslavia in 1944 while supporting the Yugoslav guerrillas. Finished in RAF with rank of Warrant Officer and was decorated with Distinguished Flyi>
ng Medal (DFM) - London Gazette 15 Feb 1944 - 1699853 Sergeant Herbert Turnham RAF VR No 51 Sqn - , General Service Medal (GSM) and Italian and German stars. (Should that be bars to GSM). After leavi>
ng RAF became an industrial chemist and works manager.
GRO death: Dec 1992 Mid Warks 31 685 1292 born 30/03/1924.