BAYLISS Cyril Ernest
Regiment : 106 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Service number : 1580230
Conflict : WW2
Date of death : 1st November 1944 aged 22
Buried : Bergen-Op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery, Netherlands, Grave 6. G. 10.
Relatives : Son of Harold Augustus and Ellen Bayliss, of Redditch, Worcestershire, England
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Also appears on : Redditch County High School now Trinity High School WW2 Memorial
The following information is courtesy and copyright of Trinity High School, Redditch and was taken from the Commemorative Memorial Book donated to the school by the RCHS Old Students Association:
Cyril Baylis attended Redditch County High School from 1934 to 1938. 0n 1st November, 1944, 220 Lancasters, of which 20 came from 106 Squadron, attacked Homburg, in the Ruhr in daylight. Over the target, one plane fell away after being hit by anti-aircraft fire; its bombs were dropped from a lower level and then it crashed near Steenbergen, Holland, killing all the crew.