Killelea David Edmund 12 June 1942

Sgt Killelea David Edmund

Base Marham

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 David 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,

Killelea David Edmund Killelea David Edmund (Eddie) - WOP

Sgt - Service No 1170643

Age: 21


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 - Photo by Adrian S. Pye