Harold Edward Hurley

Memorial: Staple Hill - Page Park

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Medals: 1939–45 Star, War Medal 1939–1945

Rank and number: Aircraftman 2nd Class

Parents: Walter Edward and Lily Alice Hurley

Home address: Staple Hill

Pre-war occupation: Apprentice Dispensing Chemist

Date of birth: 03/09/1920

Date of death: 15/08/1940

Buried/Commemorated at: Buried at Kingswood Holy Trinity Churchyard and commemorated on Staple Hill War Memorial

Age: 20

Further information:

Harold was the son of a tram driver. He died along with 5 other air crew at RAF Croydon airfield in enemy bombing raids of airfields and Greater London.

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

This information has been provided by Sarah Hands, Volunteer Researcher for the South Gloucestershire War Memorials Web Site.
By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):
https://www.cwgc.org/
https://www.ancestry.co.uk/
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?1056-400815-Unaccounted-airmen-15-8-1940
http://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads/first-bombing-raid-on-greater-london-croydon-august-15th-1940.19241/
https://www.forces-war-records.co.uk/