||John Bosanko Green
|Last Known Address
||Son of Alfred and Lily Green of Ryhope.
|Unit of Service
||RAF Bomber Command. 201 Squadron.
|Number and Rank
|Date & Place of Death
||18th November 1943 aged 23. Enniskillen.
|Lough Erne, Enniskillen.
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Sgt John Bosanko Green was killed whilst serving with 201 Squadron. He was killed when Sunderland Mk. III flying boat serial number W4036 'W' crashed whilst practicing night landings at 21.25 hours on November 18th 1943. Of the eight crew on board, four were killed.
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This Memorial overlooks the River Thames on Cooper's Hill at Englefield Green between Windsor and Egham on the A308, 4 miles from Windsor.
The Air Forces Memorial at Runnymede commemorates by name over 20,000 airmen who were lost in the Second World War during operations from bases in the United Kingdom and North and Western Europe, and who have no known graves. They served in Bomber, Fighter, Coastal, Transport, Flying Training and Maintenance Commands, and came from all parts of the Commonwealth. Some were from countries in continental Europe which had been overrun but whose airmen continued to fight in the ranks of the Royal Air Force.
The memorial was designed by Sir Edward Maufe with sculpture by Vernon Hill. The engraved glass and painted ceilings were designed by John Hutton and the poem engraved on the gallery window was written by Paul H Scott. The Memorial was unveiled by The Queen on 17 October 1953.
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