Remembering Sgt. Stanley Andrew 11/9/40 and Mark Andrew.
Sun Sep 10, 2017 18:46

Remembering the loss, 77 years ago-on 11th September 1940, during the Battle of Britain of Sgt Pilot Stanley Andrew, 46 Hurricane Squadron. He was the older brother of our late friend, Mark Andrew of the Battle of Britain Historical Society, who lived once on High st, Lancaster, just 100 yards from where I post this tribute.Rest in peace with your brother Mark Andrew. You spent your life living up to his example, remembering him in the BoBHSc sites, providing plaques for schools of many Battle of Britain airmen all over the World and not least in sharing their stories, tending graves and getting so much done to remember all of The Few. You lived up to his example of service. Rest in peace, Mark Andrew and Battle of Britain pilot Sgt. Stanley Andrew.National Archives report
Dates 29 May 1940
Flight B
Type of Enemy He.111
Time 2030 app
Place 5 m south of Andebes Pt
Height of enemy 12,000 app
Enemy Casualties I a/c 3 prisoners
This aircraft was intercepted by F/O Lydall in company with Sgt Andrew.
F/O Lydall successfully brought down his target and then brokeaway with Sgt Andrew after 2 Me.110's which had apparantly been escorting the bombers.
Sgt Andrew brought down his machine but FO Lydall did not return. He was last seen chasing the enemy aircraft and was later reported to be down.
signed R P PLUMMER

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