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John Grant – age 21 – Sergeant/Flght Engineer (1822048) 103 Squadron, Bomber Command, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

John's Lancaster bomber took off from RAF Elsham Wolds in Lincolnshire for a raid on Nurnberg but was shot down by a night-fighter. John was buried in Oberdachstetten Civil Cemetery but was re-interred in Durnbach in October 1947.

Born 1923 in Dennistoun, Glasgow. (Source: SNWM and GRoS – Birth Register)

Son of Robert Fraser Grant and Margaret (McInnes) Grant of 14 Haghill Road, Carntyne, Glasgow E1. (Source: CWGC and Glasgow WW2 Roll of Honour)

Killed in Action on 17 March 1944.

Commonwealth War Grave – Durnbach War Cemetery, Germany.