John R. Brodby, F/O
Personal information
Age 24
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Leonard Brodby, and of Anna Georgiana Brodby, Richmond, Surrey, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 174035
Rank F/O
Function Pilot
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 16 Squadron
Unit / Group 34 Photo Reconnaissance Wing
Division / Transport / Command HQ 21 Army Group / HQ SHAEF
Regiment Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Death information
Died when 20-9-1944
Died where Nijmegen
Spot Neerbosch area
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Nijmegen, Jonkerbosch War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 17-G-3
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

On this day No. 19 Squadron flew three sorties from the UK airfield Northolt. This photo reconnaissance Spitfire XI with serial number PL896 went down after a dogfight with German fighters in the Neerbosch area near Nijmegen. The pilot was initially buried in the grounds of the 'Jonkerbosch' Boarding School (in use as a hospital) and was later reinterred in the Jonkerbosch War Cemetery at Nijmegen.

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John R. Brodby, F/O
Personal information
Age 24
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Leonard Brodby, and of Anna Georgiana Brodby, Richmond, Surrey, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 174035
Rank F/O
Function Pilot
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 16 Squadron
Unit / Group 34 Photo Reconnaissance Wing
Division / Transport / Command HQ 21 Army Group / HQ SHAEF
Regiment Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Death information
Died when 20-9-1944
Died where Nijmegen
Spot Neerbosch area
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Nijmegen, Jonkerbosch War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 17-G-3
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

On this day No. 19 Squadron flew three sorties from the UK airfield Northolt. This photo reconnaissance Spitfire XI with serial number PL896 went down after a dogfight with German fighters in the Neerbosch area near Nijmegen. The pilot was initially buried in the grounds of the 'Jonkerbosch' Boarding School (in use as a hospital) and was later reinterred in the Jonkerbosch War Cemetery at Nijmegen.

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