18 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (British Air Force)
09/08/1944 (Killed in Action)
James Edward O’Fee was the son of James and Jenny O'Fee. He was born about 1920. James Edward O’Fee served with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve in World War Two. By August 1944, Sergeant James Edward O’Fee was with 18 Squadron. He was part of a crew of four which had taken off in a Boston aircraft from Cesena in Italy at 22:30 on the night of 8th August 1944. It was on a night reconnaissance sortie. The aircraft was shot down in the early hours of the following morning by the flak near Savignano sul Rubicone. The four man crew were lost.
Cesena War Cemetery lies in the Commune of Cesena, in the Province of Forli. Take the autostrada A14, Bologna-Ancona, exiting at Cesena. Proceed along this road for about 4 kilometres arriving at a roundabout. Turn left and then take the second road on the right hand side. After 500 metres, turning left, enter into a parking area and take a little road leading to the cemetery main entrance.