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Casualties - September/October 1958


[October]

2 Sep

SLOANE, FRANCIS O'HAGAN  (517040) age: 44

WO

He was serving as an Air Traffic Controller at RAF Nicosia and was murdered on his way to church by EOKA terrorists.  He is buried in Waynes Keep Military Cemetery

3 Sep

WOODS, ANTHONY GERARD  (501809) age: 37

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Kidlington at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Hensington Road Cemetery

4 Sep

SPICER, STEPHEN NICHOLAS  (3516940) age: 23

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Watton at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Scotland?.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

7 Sep

MOORE, GEORGE KEITH  (2772919) age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hunter F Mk 6, XG133 of No 19 Sqn, which struck the ground in a nose down attitude after rolling and losing height as he took off from RAF Duxford.  He is buried in Wakefield Cemetery

8 Sep

STANDISH, LEONARD  (4118915) age: 23

SAC

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 Cambridge.  He is buried in Leigh Cemetery, Manchester

8 Sep

DYSON, ANTHONY WILLIAM RAFFEL  (5055987) age: 19

LAC

He was serving at RAF Wittering at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Padding Cemetery

11 Sep

EDWARDS, PAUL BRIAN  (2579358) age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Venom FB Mk 4, WR442 of No 8 Sqn, which stalled and crashed in the circuit at RAF Sharjah.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

14 Sep

ANDREWS, JEFFERY  (4172346) age: 20

SAC

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

14 Sep

BULL, PETER WILLIAM JOHN  (4172350) age: 21

SAC

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

16 Sep

HOLMES, KENNETH OWEN  (4239244) age: 18

AC2

He was on the strength of RAF Warton at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Fylde.  He is buried in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Bradford

17 Sep

FAULKNER, WILLIAM COLIN BEM  (552809) age: 35

Flt Sgt

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Habbaniya Cemetery

18 Sep

THORPE, DAVID ROBERT  (4190092) age: 20

SAC

He was serving at RAF Khormaksar and is buried in Maala Cemetery

18 Sep

JENKINS, NIGEL THURSTON  (526471) age: 41

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Wellesbourne Mountford at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Fylde.  He is buried in Newbold Parish Churchyard, nr Rugby

19 Sep

KENNEY, DEREK HERBERT  (3127585) age: 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Javelin FAW Mk 2, XA779 of No 89 Sqn, which crashed in a flat spin whilst attempting an overshoot at RAF Stradishall.  He was cremated at Cambridge Crematorium

19 Sep

LEWIS, GORDON RANDAL  (4115147) age: 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Javelin FAW Mk 2, XA779 of No 89 Sqn, which crashed in a flat spin whilst attempting an overshoot at RAF Stradishall.  He is buried in Cwmavon Cemetery

20 Sep

BUNYAN, EDWARD JOHN  (5036780) age: 20

LAC

He was serving at RAF Abingdon at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Abingdon.  He is buried in Christ Church Cemetery, Redhill

20 Sep

HANSON, CHARLES  (1501704) age: 36

Sgt

He was an ATC Assistant and was killed when Vulcan Prototype, VX770 of Rolls Royce, broke up during a low level run over RAF Syerston during an air show.  He is buried in Newark Cemetery

20 Sep

PARROTT, RAYMOND MICHAEL  (3110239) age: 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Vulcan Prototype, VX770 of Rolls Royce, which broke up during a low level run over RAF Syerston during an air show, debris showered down an also killed three personnel on the ground.  He is buried in St John the Baptist Churchyard, Scampton

20 Sep

SIMPSON, EDMUND DOUGLAS  (700795) age: 39

Sgt

He was an ATC Assistant and was killed when Vulcan Prototype, VX770 of Rolls Royce, broke up during a low level run over RAF Syerston during an air show.  He is buried in Newark Cemetery

20 Sep

TONKS, JOHN JAMES  (4176055) age: 23

SAC

He was a member of the station fire service and was killed when Vulcan Prototype, VX770 of Rolls Royce, broke up during a low level run over RAF Syerston during an air show.  He is buried in Boney Hay Cemetery, near Walsall

25 Sep

HARPER, PAUL AFM  (171218) age: 36

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hunter T Mk 7, XL570 of No 229 OCU, which crashed into the sea in Barnstaple Bay in Devon, reason unknown, the student pilot, a member of the Royal Jordanian Air Force was also killed.  He is buried in St Augustine's Churchyard, Heanton Punchardon

26 Sep

ECCLESTONE, COLIN  (130014) age: 45

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Pucklechurch at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Bristol.  He was cremated at Abbey Hulton Crematorium, Stoke-on-Trent

27 Sep

BARBENSON, ROBERT ARTHUR  (4195065) age: 18

LAC

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

28 Sep

McCREATH, ANDREW CECIL HAMILTON  (5011185) age: 21

SAC

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

29 Sep

WOOD, STANLEY  (583424) age: 27

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 72 Sqn and died in Nicosia.  He is buried in Waynes Keep Military Cemetery

4 Oct

ROWLEY, HARRY  (4177629) age: 21

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 General Cemetery, Wellington

5 Oct

JEFFERY, ALAN JOHN  (4188987) age: 20

LAC

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

5 Oct

ROTHWELL, DOUGLAS NEWTON  (52060) age: 49

Flt Lt

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

7 Oct

CALDECOTT, WILLIAM EDWARD AFC  (156934) age: 40

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Chipmunk T Mk 10, WP868 of the Central Flying School which spiralled into the ground near Bibury in Gloucestershire, reason unknown.  He is buried in North Woodchester Churchyard, Stroud

7 Oct

LAMPLOUGH, JOHN STEWART  (60308) age: 43

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Chipmunk T Mk 10, WP868 of the Central Flying School which spiralled into the ground near Bibury in Gloucestershire, reason unknown.  He is buried in North Woodchester Churchyard, Stroud

8 Oct

DUKE, KENNETH WILLIAM  (51225) age: 41

Flt Lt

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

9 Oct

LOWRIE, COLIN DONALD  (4181980) age: 20

SAC

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

11 Oct

PARSONS, GEORGE THOMAS  (1927831) age: 20

SAC

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

12 Oct

WILLIAMSON, JOHN RICHARD  (4188706) age: 20

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Butzweilerhof at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Binham Priory Churchyard

12 Oct

HOLLOWOOD, WILLIAM ALLEN  (575187) age: 35

Chf Tech

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

13 Oct

MORGAN, CECIL FRANCIS  (5044898) age: 22

SAC

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

13 Oct

SINCLAIR, WILLIAM DEVLIN  (4190340) age: 20

SAC

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

15 Oct

ROBERTS, ERNEST JOHN AFC and Bar  (50609) age: 36

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Gnat F Mk 1, XK767 of the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment from which he ejected after the aircraft became uncontrollable but he did not survive.  He is buried in Durrington Cemetery, Worthing

15 Oct

KEMPSEY, JACK  (570432) age: 38

Plt Off

He was serving at RAF Hemswell at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in North Kesteven.  He is buried in Landican Chapel Cemetery

18 Oct

FRY, EDWARD JAMES  (3524632) age: 19

SAC

He was serving at RAF Cranwell at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Nottingham.  He is buried in Mount Noddy Cemetery, East Grinstead

19 Oct

WALKER, ALEC JAMES  (4166893) age: 21

LAC

He was serving at RAF Cranwell at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Nottingham.  He was cremated at Manchester Crematorium

19 Oct

BAYNHAM, CYRIL JOHN BEM  (529957) age: 41

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Little Rissington but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Uxbridge as his death was registered in Uxbridge.  He was cremated at Ruislip Crematorium

19 Oct

SNEPP, ROY STANLEY ST.CLAIR  (505225) age: 37

Fg Off

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

22 Oct

MARSHALLSAY, GARTH DONALD  (5045495) age: 20

SAC

He was serving at RAF Luqa at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Byker and Heaton Cemetery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

24 Oct

BAKER, ANTHONY DAVID  (4130310) age: 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Vulcan B Mk 1, XA908 of No 83 Sqn, which became uncontrollable following a complete electrical failure near Detroit in the USA.  He is buried in Oakridge Cemetery, Trenton, Michigan

24 Oct

EVISON, EDWARD CLIFFORD  (648566) age: 39

Chf Tech

He was killed whilst flying in Vulcan B Mk 1, XA908 of No 83 Sqn, which became uncontrollable following a complete electrical failure near Detroit in the USA.  He is buried in Oakridge Cemetery, Trenton, Michigan

24 Oct

MOORE, JOHN WILLOUGHBY  (576961) age: 34

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Vulcan B Mk 1, XA908 of No 83 Sqn, which became uncontrollable following a complete electrical failure near Detroit in the USA.  He is buried in Oakridge Cemetery, Trenton, Michigan

24 Oct

PEACOCK, BRIAN  (3513565) age: 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Vulcan B Mk 1, XA908 of No 83 Sqn, which became uncontrollable following a complete electrical failure near Detroit in the USA, he managed to eject successfully but landed in water and drowned.  He is buried in Oakridge Cemetery, Trenton, Michigan

24 Oct

SCULL, HARVEY JOHN  (165638) age: 35

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Vulcan B Mk 1, XA908 of No 83 Sqn, which became uncontrollable following a complete electrical failure near Detroit in the USA.  He is buried in Oakridge Cemetery, Trenton, Michigan

24 Oct

WATSON, JAMES DONALD  (167695) age: 34

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Vulcan B Mk 1, XA908 of No 83 Sqn, which became uncontrollable following a complete electrical failure near Detroit in the USA.  He is buried in Oakridge Cemetery, Trenton, Michigan

24 Oct

SEYMOUR, DAVID  (4190548) age: 20

AC1

He was serving at RAF Lindholme at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Sheffield.  He is buried in Shiptonthorpe Parish Council Cemetery

24 Oct

DUNCAN, DIANE MARY  (2824364) age: 22

Sgt

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

30 Oct

TWEEDIE, JAMES COLIN  (2747784) age: 24

SAC

He was serving at RAF Cranwell and committed suicide under a van after having theft allegations made against him.  He is buried in The Heatheryett Cemetery, Galashiels.

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