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)


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


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

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