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623929   Sergeant William Edward Callaghan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 220 Squadron, Royal Air Force (British Air Force)
Died: 27/12/1940 (Killed in Action)
Age: 19
Summary      
Sergeant William Edward Callaghan was the son of Edward and Evelyn Callaghan, of Portadown, Co. Armagh. He was a member of Ballindrum Pipe Band, Moneymore. William Callaghan was serving with the R.A.F, Coastal Command as a member of the aircrew onboard a Hudson II (T9373). During a night patrol on 27th December 1940, the aircraft ran out of fuel. The crew abandoned and the Hudson crashed. Sergeant William Callaghan was thought to have been lost at sea.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Runnymede Memorial
  Runnymede, Surrey
Grave Ref: Panel 12
CWGC Casualty 1531067
Summary      
This Memorial overlooks the River Thames on Cooper's Hill at Englefield Green between Windsor and Egham on the A308, 4 miles from Windsor.