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1123740   Sergeant Hugh McManus
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 09/04/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 107 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (British Air Force)
Died: 10/11/1942 (Killed in Action)
Age: 22
Hugh McManus was the only child of Patrick and Elizabeth McManus. He was born about 1920. Hugh attended the Christian Brothers School in Monaghan. He joined the Royal Air Force after he left school. On the outbreak of war, he volunteered for active service. Sergeant Hugh McManus served with 107 Squadron as part of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. On Tuesday 10th November 1942 two Boston aircraft collided off the Le Havre coast and Sergeant Hugh McManus was among those killed.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Runnymede Memorial
  Runnymede, Surrey, 
Grave Ref: Panel 89
CWGC Casualty 1079662
This Memorial overlooks the River Thames on Cooper's Hill at Englefield Green between Windsor and Egham on the A308, 4 miles from Windsor.
References and Links
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1 Back to Normandy Details of crew and crash
2 Flickr - Douglas Boston photo Included in photo is the actual plane - Z2164
3 International Bomber Command Details of crew and crash
4 RAF Commands - Z2164 Details of crew and crash
5 Runnymede - panel 89 Top Photo of Sergeant Hugh McManus' inscription
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