Flying Officer Felix Maurice Krish (or Krisch) was an English airman of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died during the Second World War.
He was born on 2 October 1916, in Islington, the son of Polish-born music conductor Serge and Jessie Krish (née Konskier), of London. In 1939, Krish was working as an actor while volunteering for the London County Council Ambulance Service.
Krish, serving as a bomb aimer and navigator in 1600 Heavy Conversion Unit, died on 12 February 1943, when his Avro Lancaster (serial R5676) crashed at Oldfield's Field, Sturton-by-Stow, with the loss of its eight crew. The aircraft had suffered a starboard wing failure and broke up in flight. He had married, in 1942, to Tatiana Moiseiwitsch, a designer in the theatre industry.
He is buried in Willesden Jewish Cemetery.
- ↑ Ancestry.com. 1939 England and Wales Register [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2018.
- ↑ 1943 Lincolnshire aviation Incident Logs, bcar.org.uk. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
- Krish, Felix Maurice, cwgc.org. Retrieved 10 January 2013.