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1670597   Sergeant Alexander Henry Freeburn
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 14/08/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 514 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (British Air Force)
Died: 22/05/1944 (Died on Active Sevice)
Sergeant (Navigator) Alexander Henry Freeburn was the son of David & Margaret Freeburn, Cookstown, and the nephew of Alex Freeburn who died in WW1. Alex flew with 514 Squadron during the Second World War. On the night of 21 May 1944, Alex Freeburn was the navigator of a Lancaster. The aircraft was returning from operations against Duisburg The crew were instructed to jettison their bombs out at sea. The aircraft went down in the sea Sergeant Freeburnís remains were later recovered
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Cookstown New Cemetery
  Cookstown, Co Tyrone, 6
Grave Ref:
CWGC Casualty 2835102
Cookstown New Cemetery is situated at the junction of Cemetery Road and Westland Road South, Cookstown. Cookstown New Cemetery is also known as Westland Rd Cemetery and Forthill Cemetery.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph World War II - North Panel Cookstown
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2019