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Rebecq, le 22 mai 2019



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MAYO, DAVID ALFRED WILLIAM



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Informations militaires - Military information

Date de naissance - Date of birth: 22/10/1922
Date de décès - Date of death: 22/05/1944
Enterré à - Buried to: ST. NIKLAAS COMMUNAL CEMETERY pdfCertificat de scépulture
Position de la tombe - Burial position: Grave 32976
Nationalité - Nationality: Britannique - British
Force: Royal Air Force
Statut - Status: Volontaire de Réserve - Volunteer Reserve
Unité - Unit: 550th Squadron North Killingholme
Grade - Rank: sergent - Sergeant
Fonction - Role: Opérateur radio - Wireless operator
Nunéro de Matricule - Official Number: 1576545

Informations personnelles - Personnal information

Parents:
Domicilié à - Domiciled to:

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Informations diverses - Diverse information

David was killed whilst returning from a raid on Duisburg on the 21/22 May 1944, His sister, Marjorie How (Nee Mayo) was in the WAAF, whilst David's brother Phillip was a Captain in the RAF. Their father R. G. E. Mayo was a squadron Leader in the RAF in the second world war, having been a Captain in the Army in WWI. He was gassed at Yppres, and wounded at Passchendalle, where he was awarded the Military Cross. Their mother was a services ambulance driver in WWII. Marjorie's husband, was in the Beds and Herts Regiment in WWII as was his father in WWI. Two of his uncles were killed in WWI; one at Yppres and one in Palestine, and his cousin was also killed. For Phil How and family

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David Alfred William Mayo

David Alfred William Mayo







We will remember him! - Nous nous souvenons de lui!



Sources:- 550th Squadron RAF North Killingholme Rolt of Honour
- 550th Squadron RAF failed to return
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.
- Library and Archives Canada - Second World War Service Files: Canadian Armed Forces War Dead
- Photos: coll. 550th squadron North Killingholme & A.M.R.