Eric Jenkinson

Sergeant Eric Jenkinson died on 1st November 1943 when Vickers Wellington HE517 came down. The young airman from Lurgan, Co. Armagh has no known grave.


Eric Jenkinson


Born on 6th July 1933, Eric Jenkinson of Lurgan, Co. Armagh enlisted in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve and served with RAF 104 Squadron during the Second World War.

Sergeant Eric Jenkinson (1131414) served in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve during World War Two. Born on 6th July 1922, he was the son of Edward Jenkinson and Margaret Jenkinson of Lurgan, Co. Armagh.

He died on 1st November 1943 aged 21 years old. He was on board the Mark X Vickers Wellington HE517 with RAF 104 Squadron.

Remembering the crew of Wellington HE517

Last NameFirst Name(s)RankRoleInformation
FullerWilliam Milo CharlesSergeantRAFVR 1602819.
GayHerbert WilliamFlight SergeantRAFVR 1384516.
JenkinsonEricSergeantRAFVR 1131414.
RollJack LeslieSergeantRAFVR 1338300.
SpurreyHenry TheodoreFlight SergeantPilotRAFVR 1317433.

Eric Jenkinson has no known grave. His name is on Panel 8, Column 2 of the Malta Memorial. It also features on the Lurgan War Memorial, Lurgan, Co. Armagh.