Cowen P

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Title

Cowen P

Subject

Sgt. Pilot P Cowen 257 Sqn. RAFVR

Description

Sgt. Pilot Peter Cowen RAFVR (ON 32-39) Killed 15 September 1941 age 19.
BERGEN GENERAL CEMETERY. Cowen was pilot of a Hurricane flying from RAF Coltishall to Bergen in Norway to attack Bergen Airfield. He was shot down and killed not far from the airfield and buried by the German forces with full military honours. He was killed on his 66th operational mission. Son of LF Cowen, an Insurance Manager Peter Cowen had risen through the ranks of the OTC to Sgt in 1939.

Creator

YG

Source

Nottingham High School Archives. CC/0012

Contributor

www.aircrewremembered.com