1940 - 1945
12 June 1942
Sgt Killelea was the wireless operator with F/S Mooney's crew. At approximately 9.30 pm a solitary German bomber dropped a stick of bombs on King's Lynn which demolished the Eagle public house which at the time was packed with customers, including servicemen celebrating a colleague's 21st birthday. Sgt Killelea was in the public house at the time.
Source: 115 Squadron Roll of Honur by D. Bruce, W. R. Chorley, J. G. J. de Haan. - List of casualties, rafcommands.com/forum/
|Killelea David Edmund (Eddie) - WOP
Sgt - Service No 1170643
Son of John James Killelea and Elizabeth Killelea, of Shepherd's Bush, London.
King's Lynn (Gayton Road) Cemetery - coll. grave with Campbell John Bertram, 114 Sqd RAFVR
Source: CWGC - Source: 115 Squadron Roll of Honur by D. Bruce, W. R. Chorley, J. G. J. de Haan.