James William GREEN

Geddington Roll of Honour 1939-45

GREEN, James William

Rank:  Aircraftman 2nd Class
Service No:  1157782
Date of Death:  15/09/1940
Age:  32
Regiment/Service:  Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve – 930 Balloon Squadron
The 900 series of squadron numbers was allocated to Barrage Balloon units of the Auxiliary Air Force.
930 (Hampshire) was formed in Jan 1939, through to December 1943. There were 3 ‘Flights’ of 8 Balloons in Southampton, and had 50 (10 Waterborne) Balloons in August 1940.
Cemetery:  Geddington (St. Mary Magdalene) Churchyard
Grave Reference:  D18
Memorial Inscription:  “Per Ardua Ad Astra.” 1157782 Aircraftman 2nd Cl. J.W. GREEN, Royal Air Force, Royal Air Force, 15th September 1940 age 32.
“God’s greatest gift, Remembrance.”

Additional Information:  Son of William and Eliza Green, husband of Alice Grace Christine Green, of Geddington.


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  1. James Green

    Tue 30th Apr 2019 at 7:35 pm

    The grandfather I never got to meet, apparently I’m a spitting image, used to make my auntie cry when she saw me, ‘never forgotten’.

  2. Jim Green

    Tue 30th Apr 2019 at 8:08 pm

    The Grandfather I did not get to meet,–“Rememberance: God’s greatest gift”


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