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HAROLD STEWART NEEVE

Flight Sergeant (Pilot),   37 Squadron, Royal Air Force (Service Number 626638)

Harold Stewart Neeve

Harold Stewart Neeve was born in 1921 to Alfred Harold Neeve, originally from Denmark, a seaman then a warehouseman, and Annie Mary Neeve née Stewart from Cardiff of Scottish decent.  Harold was their only child and was educated at Moorland Road school, Clarke’s College and then Cardiff Technical College. The Neeve family lived at 15 Aberdovey Street, Splott. He joined the 37th Squadron of the RAF and was already a skipper in Jan 1943 but died on 30 Sep 1943 aged 22 when piloting Wellington III HF614. He is buried at the Medjez-el-Bab cemetery in Tunisia (grave ref: 7.F.9) having been reinterred in Aug 1944.  He is remembered on the WWII memorial plaque in St Saviour’s Church, Splott.  Commonwealth War Graves Commission record.