Flying Officer 2600617 John Michael (Mike) HARRISON RAF Driffield. Born 24th January 1932 Died 15th December 1954 aged 22.
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At rest in Denton Cemetery, Denton, Lancashire. He is commemorated on a Poppy Cross memorial which was at the Armed Forces Memorial, at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire on the 4th October 2014.

Extract from Manchester Evening News.
John Michael Harrison, a former student at Ashton Grammar School, was killed at the age of 22 along with his instructor in an air accident in 1954 at RAF Driffield in Yorkshire while on National Service.

"Lest we forget"
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My beloved fiance,a national service FO John Michael Harrison2600617 whose Meteor failed to lift whilst night flying killing them both instantly which I have only recently discovered from this form, does not have a military grave at Denton , just the name John Michael aged 22 on a quite old family grave and his sacrifice will be forgotten when I die ,I need help to remedy the situation . pat

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POST WW2 FORCES DEATHS. Commemoration Memorials and H.M.Service Deaths
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