Frank Hawksworth

Frank Hawksworth (1921 - 1944)

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Sergeant Frank Hawksworth
Born in Goole, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
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Died in Waterloo, Brabant Wallon, Belgiummap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Sep 2016
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Categories: Goole, Yorkshire | Killed in Action, United Kingdom, World War II | Royal Air Force, World War II.

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[[Category: Royal Air Force Volunteer

Reserve]] Sgt Frank Hawksworth Wop/gunner 1556207 RAFVR


Roll of honour project

Killed in action 30/31 March 1944 Nuremberg raid.

Crew of Lancaster Mk11 LL622 KO-J

F/Sgt Ronald Thomas pilot Thomas-35973 Sgt James Henry Kensett Nav Kensett-24 Sgt Dennis Atkinson BA Atkinson-7673 Sgt Robert Finley Taylor F/E Taylor-53669 Sgt Frank Hawksworth Wop/g Hawksworth-76 Sgt Harry Kendrick Mug Kendrick-1867 Sgt Peter Jack R/g Jack-1996

Training and conversion units

Joined RAF 19/7/1941 Edinburgh recruitment center 10(signals) recruitment center Blackpool. 2 (signals school) Uxbridge. 18 Initial training wing Bridgnorth. 26 Operational training unit, Wing. 1665 Conversion unit Woolfox lodge 3 finishing school school Feltwell. 1678 Conversion unit Foulsham. Finally joining 115 Squadron 4/3/1944.


Paternal relationship is confirmed with between

Father: George Hawksworth :Son: Frank Hawksworth

Maternal relationship is confirmed between

Mother: Nellie Gill
Son: Frank Hawksworth

Frank lost his life while serving in the RAF during WW2 as an Sgt WOP/Gunner shot down on the night 30/31 March 1944, on the return leg of a bombing mission to Nuremberg. Now buried at Brussels town cemetery Evere along with his fellow crew members in Lancaster Mk11 LL 622 Ko-J


RAF 115 Squadron Witchford Cambridgeshire


  • England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1916-2005 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2008.

Reference: Volume 9c, Page 1894

  • RAF records KEW
  • RAF service records RAF Marham
  • Ancestry UK 1931 Census
  • Global, Find A Grave Index for Burials at Sea and other Select Burial Locations, 1300s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Frank by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Frank:

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Frank and crew
Frank and crew

Frank Hawksworth
Frank Hawksworth

Lancaster Mk11 LL 622 KO-J
Lancaster Mk11 LL 622 KO-J


On 7 Feb 2018 at 03:29 GMT Kay (Johnson) Wilson wrote:

Frank died in the 1944. He could not have taken a DNA test. Please remove the DNA test information from this profile. Please let me know if you don't understand how to do that. Thanks!

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