LEST WE FORGET

Flying Officer Peter Johnstone JENKINS MID

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 40713 (RAF)
Born: Date, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 224 Squadron, RAF Station Leuchars, Fife
Awarded the Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
Died: Air Operations: Battle of Britain and the Germany Blockade (No. 224 Squadron Hudson I aircraft N7222), North Sea, 21 December 1940, Aged 27 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edward Johnstone Jenkins and Constance Edith Jenkins, of Sydney, Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 6, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK

On 21 December 1940, Hudson N7222 took off from Leuchars at 0710 hours and later went missing during a patrol over the North Sea.

The crew members of N7222 were:

Sergeant Ronald Bracchi (550921) (RAF)
Pilot Officer Jack Cranwell Dale (43284) (RAF)
Flying Officer Peter Johnstone Jenkins MID (40713) (RAF) (Pilot)
Sergeant Raymond Walter Willis (552094) (RAF)

References:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
McNeill, Ross RAF Coastal Command Loses of the Second World War Volume 1 Aircraft and Aircrew Losses 1939-1941, Midland Publications UK, 2003

Bibliography:

Joubert, P.B. (Sir Phillip Bennet) Birds and Fishes: the story of Coastal Command, Hutchinson and Company London, 1960