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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Edmund Brian Doherty -


Edmund Brian Doherty.
Commemorated on the Ryde School War Memorial and the Ryde Borough War Memorial

Service details

AC.1 627157 Edmund Brian Doherty, Royal Air Force

CWGC record ...

Date of Death :12 April 1940
Where buried or commemorated :Runnymede Memorial
Aircraft : Vickers Wellington 1c P9266 of 149 Sqn
Crew :
Sgt G E GoadCWGC record ...
Sgt F A WoodcockCWGC record ...
Sgt R F VickeryCWGC record ...
Cpl J H Langridge, RNZAFCWGC record ...
AC.1 E B DohertyCWGC record ...
AC.2 J HenryCWGC record ...

149 Sqn Wellington
The aircraft took off from RAF Mildenhall at 11.53 hrs for reconnaissance. It was last seen at 16.10 hrs at sea level, at position 58.45N/05.30E, pursued by an Me110.
Sgt G E Goad is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery, Norway, whilst the rest of the crew have no known grave.

AC.1 Doherty attended Ryde School, where his name appears on the Ryde School War Memorial

Information provided by : John Bloodworth

Aircraft image from http://www.raf.mod.uk/bombercommand/h149.html with acknowledgements.
Page last updated : 27 December 2009


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