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982544   Sergeant Frederick Livingston Roleston
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 17/03/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 218 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (British Air Force)
Died: 02/10/1942 (Killed in Action)
Age: 21
Frederick Livingston Roleston was the son of Frederick Thomas Roleston and Sarah Louisa Roleston. He was born about 1921 in the Benburb area. Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Frederick Livingston Roleston was serving with 218 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve when he was killed in action on 2nd October 1942. His Stirling aircraft, was shot down near Hamburg.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Hamburg Cemetery
  Hamburg  24
Grave Ref: Grave 6A-A-9
CWGC Casualty 2200843
Hamburg is a large city in the north of Germany, approx 150kms to the north of Hannover. Hamburg Ohlsdorf Cemetery (Friedhof Ohlsdorf) is the biggest non-military cemetery in the world. There are 3 Commonwealth War Graves plots located within Hamburg Ohlsdorf Cemetery:- Hamburg Cemetery Ohlsdorf 1914-1918 / Hamburg Cemetery Ohlsdorf 1939-1945 / Hamburg Cemetery Ohlsdorf Post War.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Moy War Memorial - WWII Moy
References and Links
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1 Photo of Sergeant Frederick Roleston's gravestone
2 Facebook - WW2 NI Photo of Sergeant Frederick Roleston and details
3 Photo of Sergeant Frederick Livingston Roleston's grave
4 International Bomber Command Details of crew and loss
5 RAF Commands - N3763 Details of crew and crash
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Sergeant Frederick Roleston's gravestone can be purchased here
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