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Casualties - November 1950


5 Nov 50

KILNER, HUGH POMFRET  (501190) age: 26

Fg Off

He was serving at RAF Abu Sueir at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Moascar Garrison Cemetery

6 Nov 50

JONES, SIDNEY JOHN  (4030422) age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Vampire FB Mk 5, VV607 of No 67 Sqn, which collided with the leader of his formation ear Dornberg in Germany.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

7 Nov 50

BLAND, PATRICK JOHN  (3046147) age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Vampire FB Mk 5, VV611 of No 67 Sqn, which stalled and crashed whilst carrying out a roll.  He is buried in British Military Cemetery, Limmer, Hannover

10 Nov 50

DUNNE, MARTIN  (615573) age: 32

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Spitalgate and was found lying seriously injured on the Great North Road at Great Ponton, but he died shortly after admission to Grantham Hospital.  Police thought he was struck by a vehicle as his beret was in the middle of the road but Dunne was found lying behind some petrol pumps at a nearby garage and it was assumed he had staggered or crawled there for assistance.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.

15 Nov 50

RUFFLES, GEORGE HENRY  (352891) age: 45

WO

He was serving at RAF Heslington Hall at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in York.  He is buried in Heslington Churchyard, York

15 Nov 50

HUTTON, WILHELMINA GERTRUDE  (2151699) age: 22

Cpl

She was serving at RAF Swinderby at the time of her death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however her death was registered in Westminster.  He was cremated at Streatham Park Crematorium

16 Nov 50

SWINDELLS, GEOFFREY JOHN  (200808) age: 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest F Mk 2, PR895 of No 33 Sqn, which crashed on landing at RAF Butterworth.  He is buried in Eastern Road Cemetery, Pansang

17 Nov 50

BURNS, MICHAEL JOSEPH  (4039950) age: 18

AC2

He was serving at RAF Spitalgate at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in N Ireland?.  He is buried in Milltown Cemetery, Belfast

18 Nov 50

MURPHY, MICHAEL  (1903163) age: 25

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Butterworth and died of wounds.  He is buried in Western Road Cemetery, Panang

18 Nov 50

HATTO, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (2471468) age: 19

AC2

He was serving at RAF Compton Bassett at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Ealing.  He is buried in Greenford Park Cemetery

20 Nov 50

HOWARD, KENNETH LIONEL DFM  (54068) age: 29

Flt Lt

He was serving at Meteorological Research Flight, RAF Farnborough and died in the Aldershot Military Hospital following after suffering a decompression collapse at 30,000 ft in Hastings TG618.  He is buried in Ship Lane Cemetery, Farnborough.

22 Nov 50

TRAN, WILLIAM ANGUS  (3503207) age: 21

LAC

He was serving at RAF Dyce and was killed when his motorcycle collided with a 'motor lorry' on the bridge over the River Allan at the Bridge of Allan.  He is buried in Helensburgh Cemetery.

25 Nov 50

PAGE, GEORGE HERBERT  (3003230) age: 24

LAC

He was serving at RAF Takoradi at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

29 Nov 50

ROBBINS, MICHAEL PAUL  (4024595) age: 22

AC1

He was serving at RAF Little Rissington and died from injuries sustained after falling from a lorry at RAF Moreton-in-Marsh.  He is buried in Hythe Cemetery.

30 Nov 50

SEABROOK, THOMAS HENRY ST. JOHN  (3507650) age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Meteor F Mk 4, EE599 of No 205 Advanced Flying School, which he abandoned near Guisborough in Yorkshire after becoming lost but he was too low for his parachute to open.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery

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