Flight Sergeant William Humphreys Gregg (994457) served in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve during the Second World War. He was the son of James Gregg and Margaret M.A. Gregg of Purdysburn, Co. Down.
Flight Sergeant Gregg died on 5th May 1942 aged 25 years old while serving in R.A.F. 218 (Gold Coast) Squadron. He was the pilot of Short Stirling I N6070 HA-A when it took off from R.A.F. Marham on 4th May 1942, Norfolk, England. The mission was a night-time raid on Pilsen. Gregg’s Stirling bomber came down over Frankfurt, Germany.
Flight Sergeant Gregg’s grave is in Section 9, Row J, Grave 8 of Durnback War Cemetery, Germany. His headstone bears the inscription:
One of the finest of the few.