L. A. Roach J20591

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L. A. Roach

440 Squadron

F/L L. A. Roach was a pilot with 440 Squadron during the Second World War. Photo provided by Harry Hardy, DFC, found in Harry's logbook.

From Typhoon and Tempest by Hugh Halliday: Page 121: April 2, 1945: "...four 440 Typhoons, led by F/L L.A. Roach (J20591) strafed15 horse-drawn vehicles apparently carrying ammunition. The attack set off spectacular pyrotechnics and ignited a nearby barn."