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Pilot Officer Ernest John BEASLEY (103012) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve


 

Death of Death 1942-04-30 .

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Burial/Commemoration Details : 1. F. 5. at Madras War Cemetery, Chennai, India

More Details: SON OF ERNEST AND VIOLET BEASLEY; HUSBAND OF KATHLEEN ELLEN BEASLEY, OF MORDEN, SURREY. AWARDED A GOLD MEDAL FOR ELOCUTION.

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London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
1030121376237 Ernest John BEASLEYLondon Gazette issue : 35266 , Dated 1941-09-05 , Download #35266

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Losse 3 May 1942Hello, Using Geoff Sullivan's search engine with "30 April 1942" and "R.C.A.F." gives 7 hits : Search results for: + 30/04/1942 + ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE. records found: 7 PREVIOUS | NEXT Page 1 of 1 001 BURKHOLDER GW R/53284 - 30/04/1942 ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE 002 DAVIS R R/104949 - 30/04/1942 ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE 003 KLEINAU HCG R/138284 - 30/04/1942 ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE 004 LEFEBVRE GR R/62661 158 SQDN 30/04/1942 ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE 005 MCGUIRE HF R/80680 - 30/04/1942 ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE 006 PATENALL DH R/60510 - 30/04/1942 ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE 007 ROBERTSON HM R/63605 99 RAF SQDN 30/04/1942 ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE Only one is commemorated on Runnymede : Name: LEFEBVRE, GORDON RANDOLPH Initials: G R Nationality: Canadian Rank: Flight Sergeant Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force Unit Text: 158 Sqdn. Age: 35 Date of Death: 30/04/1942 Service No: R/62661 Additional information: Son of Napoleon and Ethel Lefebvre, of Cornwall, Ontario, Canada; husband of Marguerite Lefebvre, of Cornwall, Ontario. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 105. Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL Chorly volume 3 indicates he was a member of a Wellington crew lost during a raid against Ostende (Belgium), so quite far from Britanny. Keeping the same date and entering "R.A.F." instead of "R.C.A.F." produces 30 hits : 001 ASHLEY WD 967106 269 SQDN 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 002 BEASLEY EJ 103012 - 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 003 BOALER E 1211640 - 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 004 BOYCE D 1023450 269 SQDN 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 005 CHADWICK SF 916276 - 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 006 CLAYTON R 974601 - 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 007 CULLINANE E 1020562 - 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 008 EDWARDS KW 82911 - 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 009 ELLISON S 1134073 - 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 010 FIGGINS RJ 1219498 - 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 011 FREEAR DR 1059256 158 SQDN 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 012 GIBBS HT 560149 - 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE 013 HOLDSWORTH RWG 74352 502 SQDN 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 014 KIRKHAM SG 1180125 976 BALLOON SQDN 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 015 LEE AH 1375422 269 SQDN 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 016 LEWIS J 976547 24 SQDN 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 017 LIVINGSTONE AD 33514 - 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE 018 LONGHURST A 1262258 - 30/04/1942 ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 019 RAMSAY I 69642 24 SQDN 30/04/1942 R ....Read More.jossleclercq on 13th August 2010 12:26:41
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