Thomas Leckey

Flight Sergeant Thomas Leckey of Belfast died on 26th October 1943 while serving in the Royal Air Force's 160 Squadron in the former Ceylon.

Flight Sergeant

Thomas Leckey


Flight Sergeant Thomas Leckey of Belfast served in R.A.F. 160 Squadron based in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) at his time of death on 26th October 1943.

Flight Sergeant Thomas Leckey (1023458) served in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve during the Second World War. He was the son of David Leckey and Ann Jane Leckey of Belfast.

He died on 26th October 1943 aged 23 years old while serving in R.A.F. 160 Squadron. Consolidated Liberator FL926 took off from Sigiriya Airfield, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) at 0544hrs. The crew last made contact while over the Nicobar Islands. The presumption was that Mitsubishi Zeroes of the Imperial Japanese Navy’s No. 331 Kokutai engaged with the R.A.F. Bomber.

Remembering the crew of Liberator FL926

Last Name First Name(s) Rank Role Information
Crust Hillyar Raymond Flight Sergeant R.A.F.V.R. 1253122. Missing Presumed Killed.
Gillespie Edward Bruce Flight Sergeant R.C.A.F. R/133826. Missing Presumed Killed.
Hamann Charles William Flying Officer R.C.A.F. J/16456. Missing Presumed Killed.
Leckey Thomas Flight Sergeant R.A.F.V.R. 1023458. Missing Presumed Killed.
MacGregor Cyril Raymond Sergeant R.A.F.V.R. 1271486. Missing Presumed Killed.
Morgan Roland Sergeant R.A.F.V.R. 1187248. Missing Presumed Killed.
Wallace Walter Allison Flying Officer R.C.A.F. J/15180. Missing Presumed Killed.
Willson Harry Patrick Flying Officer R.A.F.V.R. 120801. Missing Presumed Killed.

Thomas Leckey has no known grave. His name is on Column 425 of the Singapore Memorial, Singapore.