Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
2204122   Sergeant Edward Colhoun McLaughlin
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 15/09/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 100 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (British Air Force)
Died: 02/01/1944 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Sergeant Edward (Ted) Colhoun McLaughlin was the son of Edward & Jeanie McLaughlin, Ballyronan. Prior to the war he worked in Walsley, England with his uncle in his grocerís shop. During the war he flew numerous missions over Hanover, Bocum, Hagen, Munich, Kassel, Stuttgart, Dusseldorf and Berlin. His plane who did not return from an operational sortie on the night of Sunday, 2/3 January 1944.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Runnymede Memorial
  Runnymede, Surrey, 
Grave Ref: Panel 233
CWGC Casualty 1079574
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 Bomber Command Details of flight and crash
2 Magherafelt War Dead Also listed on Magherafelt War Dead
3 RAF Commands Details of crew and air crash
4 Runnymede - panel 233 Bottom Photo of Sergeant Edward McLaughlin's inscription
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2020