Lieutenant (Pilot)GRITTEN, RICHARD ERROL

Service Number 581885V

Died 17/04/1945

Aged 21

27 Sqdn.
South African Air Force

Son of Walter C. Gritten and Ivy Gritten, of Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa.

Inscription

OR IF ON JOYFUL WING CLEAVING THE SKY, SUN, MOON AND STARS FORGOT, UPWARD I FLY"

Buried at ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY

Location: Egypt
Number of casualties: 2694

Cemetery/memorial reference: O. 171.

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Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.