|1. Sgt. Joseph Crawford, R.A.F., 113 Squadron (d. 1940)|
|2. St John's Church, Hensingham, Whitehaven (exterior)|
|3. St John's Church, Hensingham, Whitehaven (interior)|
Sergeant Joseph Crawford, R.A.F., 113 Squadron
|4. WW2 Memorial plaque, St John's Church, Hensingham|
Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Joseph Crawford, Service No 648647 [Photograph No. 1
] served with 113 Squadron, R.A.F. died, aged 19, on 9 December 1940. At the time Sergeant Crawford was on active service somewhere in the Middle East. In early December 1940 he posted a photograph of himself to his mother at home in Britain. It has been posted here thanks to his nephew, Mr David Mason of Whitehaven. Sergeant Crawford's loss was just one sad and mysterious loss of the war.
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