Lurgan's Dead from World War 2 1939-45

Samuel Tweedy Hewitt


Flying Officer (Navigator) Hewitt, Samuel T.
103 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

who died on
17th December, 1942. Aged 23.

Additional Information:
Son of Samuel Hewitt of Portadown Road Silverwood

Samuel Tweedy Hewitt was born in Lurgan on 18th March, 1919, son of Samuel Hewitt of Portadown Road Silverwood Lurgan He was a pupil at Lurgan College from 1st September, 1931 until 30th July, 1937. More recent former pupils will have been aware of one of his contributions to the school - the attractive mural of school life that used to adorn the wall of the History Room. His war service was with 103 Squadron, R.A.F. Volunteer reserve, in which he was a Flying Officer. This squadron saw service over Occupied Europe and it was in the course of one such mission that he died, on 17th December, 1942. While on a mining operation over the Baltic Sea his Lancaster W4786 was shot down by a night fighter with the loss of all crew. Our thanks to William Woods for this additional information.

Grave or Reference Panel Number:
Allied Mil. Plot. Row 2. Coll. grave 7.

Samuel Hewitt

from information supplied by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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