Sergeant Domenico Ruocco was an English airman of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died during the Second World War.

He was born in 1923, in St Giles, the son of Italian Francesco Domenico, a refreshment and confection shop keeper at the time of the 1911 census, and Mary Elizabeth Ruocco (née Hoad), of London.

Ruocco, serving as a wireless operator and air gunner in 75 Squadron, died on 30 May 1943, when his Short Stirling (serial BF561) crashed at Gladbeck while engaged on an operation against Wuppetal, Germany.[1]

He is buried in Reichswald Foest War Cemetery.


  1. Chorley, W.R. (1992), Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War: Aircraft and crew losses: 1943, p. 169.


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