LEST WE FORGET

Aircraftwoman Class I Edna Lenna BUTTON

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 886553
Born: Date, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: Date Unavailable
Unit: RAF Station Biggin Hill
Died: Air Raid, Biggin Hill, 30 August 1940, aged 39 Years
Buried: Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery, Kent
CWGC Additional Information: Daughter of Edmund and Bertha Button, of Scottsdale, Tasmania, Australia. Deaconess of the Methodist Church, New Zealand
Roll of Honour: Unknown

Aircraftwoman Button was killed in a Luftwaffe attack on Biggin Hill during the Battle of Britain. She had helped to move patients from Station Sick Quarters into an air raid shelter and was killed by a bomb blast as she was entering the shelter.

References:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
On-Line Sources

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