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Casualties - May/June 1958


[June]

1 May

COLQUITT, JAMES PHILIP LIONEL  (4119514) age: 25

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Little Rissington at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in North Cotswold.  He is buried in Malew Churchyard, Castletown, IoM

2 May

CORNISH, EDWARD  (105148) age: 48

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Hillingdon but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in St Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Halton

5 May

PAXTON, MICHAEL JOHN  (3510802) age: 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hunter F Mk 5, WN977 of No 1 Sqn, which collided with WP137 during a practice dogfight and crashed off Selsey, Isle of Wight.  His body was probably not recovered.

5 May

TURNER, JOHN JAMES  (2429883) age: 37

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hunter F Mk 5, WP137 of No 1 Sqn, which was on an air test but collided with WN977 during a practice dogfight and crashed off Selsey, Isle of Wight.  His body was probably not recovered.

5 May

BATCHELOR, BRIAN DOUGLAS  (4149862) age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Venom FB Mk 4, WR533 of No 8 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Sharjah during an air test to check for fumes in the cockpit.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

5 May

MASTERS, DOROTHY GERTRUDE  (405143) age: 48

Sqdn Off

She was either serving at RAF Halton or died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as her death was registered in Aylesbury.  She is buried in St Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Halton

5 May

FIGGINS, ERNEST GEOFFREY  (52121) age: 44

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Ruislip at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Crewe.  He was cremated at Carmountside Crematorium, Hanley

5 May

JONES, PETER DAVID  (3511575) age: 24

Fg Off

He was serving at RAF Trimingham at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in North Walsham.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery

8 May

HATCHER, ANTONY VICTOR LAWRENCE  (589980) age: 20

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Changi at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ulu Pandan Military Cemetery, Singapore

8 May

STIRK, ALAN  (3040115) age: 32

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Changi and died.  He is buried in Kranji Military Cemetery

8 May

FREEMAN, DAVID LILLYCROP  (5036657) age: 24

Fg Off

He was serving at RAF Dishforth at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Thirsk.  He is buried in St Mary's Churchyard, Tenby

8 May

GOUGH, STANLEY HOWARD  (518859) age: 41

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Locking but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton as his death was registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Weston-Super-Mare Cemetery

8 May

HUDD, GRAHAM JOHN  (4166238) age: 20

SAC

He was serving at RAF Siggiewi at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Imtarfa Military Cemetery

10 May

MIENES, KLAAS  (4165392) age: 21

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Akrotiri at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Waynes Keep Military Cemetery

12 May

ORDIDGE, DAVID  (2727847) age: 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Vampire FB Mk 5, VZ178 of No 8 Flying Training School which flew into the ground about six miles from Leicester during his first solo night cross country exercise.  He was cremated at Lodge Hill Crematorium, Selly Oak, Birmingham

13 May

FIRTH, FRANCIS  (5026723) age: 20

SAC

He was serving at RAF Linton-on-Ouse at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Bulmer.  He is buried in St Helens Cemetery

15 May

FRAMPTON, DENNIS WILLIAM  (2466848) age: 26

Sgt

He was serving at RAF St Mawgan at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Samford.  He is buried in City of London Cemetery

20 May

PHILCOX, MICHAEL LESLIE  (5011027) age: 20

SAC

He was serving at RAF Akrotiri at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Waynes Keep Military Cemetery

21 May

GREEN, OWEN DONALD  (540426) age: 40

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Bahrain at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Christian Cemetery, Manana, Bahrain

24 May

MAY, NICHOLAS HAMILTON  (4189207) age: 20

Plt Off

He was serving in Canada at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brookside Cemetery, Winnipeg

25 May

SQUIRE, PAUL  (2620907) age: 22

Plt Off

He was serving in Canada at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brookside Cemetery, Winnipeg

25 May

BARDEGA, BERNARD DFM  (46170) age: 38

Sqn Ldr

He was serving at RAF Heywood at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Wellington.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

25 May

WHITTON, JAMES SYDNEY  (1080559) age: 35

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Kai Tak at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He was cremated at Diamond Hill Crematorium, Hong Kong

26 May

GILL, WILLIAM BERTRAM  (4236279) age: 20

AC2

He was serving at RAF Compton Bassett and was killed in a fall whilst climbing Glyder Fawr in Snowdonia.  He was cremated at Nuneaton Crematorium.

1 Jun

BROWN, ALEXANDER MILLS  (802379) age: 44

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Abingdon and died in Nicosia.  He is buried in Waynes Keep Military Cemetery

3 Jun

McNEILL, THOMAS BALLANTYNE  (4239277) age: 19

AC2

He was serving at RAF Bridgnorth at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Wellington.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery

3 Jun

LLOYD, GLENWYNE JOHN  (4181192) age: 20

SAC

He was serving at RAF Christmas Island at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in .  He is buried at sea

3 Jun

WADLOW, MALCOLM BARTLETT  (5025562) age: 20

AC1

He was serving at RAF West Raynham at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Fakenham.  He is buried in St Edmunds Churchyard, Swanton Novers, Melton Constable, Norfolk

5 Jun

BREAKWELL, JAMES ERNEST  (55493) age: 35

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Javelin FAW Mk 1, XA558 of No 87 Sqn, from which he ejected near Bruggen whilst carrying out a single engine approach and then suffered a second engine failure but he was too low for the ejection sequence to be completed.  He is buried in Rheindahlen Cemetery

5 Jun

COOMBES, MICHAEL WILSHER  (33561) age: 36

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Hunter F Mk 4, WV391 of No 229 OCU, which slid into a bank and overturned after the aircraft stalled whilst landing in manual caused by a defective bleed valve which prevented power being applied for an overshoot.  He is buried in Harrow Weald Cemetery

6 Jun

TOMPKINS, ANTHONY JOHN  (2772307) age: 21

SAC

He was serving at RAF Locking but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Uxbridge as his death was registered in Uxbridge.  He is buried in Biscot Churchyard, Luton

7 Jun

COLE, DENNIS PATRICK  (4235626) age: 19

AC1

He was serving at RAF Ventnor at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Surrey S E.  He is buried in Reigate Road Cemetery, Dorking

7 Jun

WHITEHOUSE, JEREMY ROBIN JOHN  (4236690) age: 19

AC2

He was serving at RAF Weeton at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Bromley.  He is buried in Kensington Cemetery

11 Jun

ONION, LEONARD THOMAS  (587730) age: 21

Cpl

He was serving at RAF North Coates at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Caistor.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery

13 Jun

CROCKER, BRYAN WALLACE  (4123927) age: 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Canberra PR Mk 7, WJ823 of No 58 Sqn, which collided with T-33A, 56-1604A of the 20th Support Group, USAF whilst carrying out a low level overshoot at RAF Wyton.  He is buried in Milton Cemetery, Portsmouth

13 Jun

STEVENS, WALTER HENRY  (1620362) age: 34

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Canberra PR Mk 7, WJ823 of No 58 Sqn, which collided with T-33A, 56-1604A of the 20th Support Group, USAF whilst carrying out a low level overshoot at RAF Wyton.  He is buried in Houghton & Wyton Cemetery

13 Jun

PHILLIPS, PETER NORMAN  (585142) age: 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Canberra T Mk 4, WT477 of the BCHU, which dived inverted into the ground near RAF Hemswell, cause unknown.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery

13 Jun

ROUGH, WILLIAM PRINGLE  (4055726) age: 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Canberra T Mk 4, WT477 of the BCHU, which dived inverted into the ground near RAF Hemswell, cause unknown.  He is buried in Corstorphine Hill Cemetery, Edinburgh

13 Jun

TETROE, JOHN HOMER  (59454) age: 34

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Canberra T Mk 4, WT477 of the BCHU, which dived inverted into the ground near RAF Hemswell, cause unknown.  He is buried in Newport Cemetery, Lincoln

23 Jun

ALCOCK, PETER SHELTON  (607714) age: 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Canberra PR Mk 3, WE143 of No 231 OCU, which crashed on landing at Bassingbourn during his first solo asymmetric landing.  He is buried in Gilroes Cemetery, Leicester

29 Jun

BENNETT, ALEC JAMES  (3510279) age: 25

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Khormaksar at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

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