WHIPP, Leonard Priestly

Name: WHIPP, Leonard Priestley

Nationality: Britishpoppy-image

Rank: Flying Officer

Regiment / Service: RAF(VR) 105 Sqdn

Date of Death: 19/10/1944

Age: 24

Service No. 173314

Cemetery: Chatburn (Christ Church)

CWGC Certificate:   Leonard Priestly Whipp

Grave / Memorial Ref: Grave F3 Buried with family.

Address or Parish: Clitheroe

Additional Info: Son of William Carr Whipp and Annie (Nee Priestly). Married 1912, Skipton. Husband of Doris (Nee Killingbeck) Married 1939. Clitheroe. Remarried 1951. John Dolphin, Clitheroe. Died 19-01 pm when technical problems necessitated jettison of 4,000lb Bombs after the take off. The plane was too low and the tail of the plane was blown off. (Flying a Mosquito). Leonard Whipp and Co Pilot both killed. Address of 13 Railway View, Clitheroe.

 

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