John Hampden Grammar School

Ernest Buckland

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Ernest joined the RAF in January 1943. He lived with his parents in Fennels Way in Flackwell Heath. He was killed on 13th/14th March 1944 while on a bombing mission over enemy territory. He was part of a flying team for a Halifax bomber. He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery and his listing with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission can be found here. He was 20 years old.