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jonheyworth
30th October 2021, 18:53
John Ross McMaster 4031006 , an ambulance driver attached to RAF Old Sarum, was found dead in bed. An investigation discovered puncture wounds on his body and a WAAF declared he had told her he had taken morphine which was discovered to have been stolen from the units ambulances

malcolm_raf
3rd November 2021, 09:46
John Ross McMaster 4031006 , an ambulance driver attached to RAF Old Sarum, was found dead in bed. An investigation discovered puncture wounds on his body and a WAAF declared he had told her he had taken morphine which was discovered to have been stolen from the units ambulances

Hi Jon

I can't find him on CWGC or in the database under this name or number?

Malcolm

jonheyworth
3rd November 2021, 19:35
Hi Jon

I can't find him on CWGC or in the database under this name or number?

Malcolm

You're dead right Malcolm ! That's because I seemed tohave written a post war death down in my WW2 notes , he died after 1947 !!

paulmcmillan
4th November 2021, 09:25
Name: John Ross McMASTER
Death Date: 29 Apr 1949
Cemetery: London Road Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Salisbury, Wiltshire Unitary Authority, Wiltshire, England
Has Bio?: Y

malcolm_raf
4th November 2021, 13:10
You're dead right Malcolm ! That's because I seemed tohave written a post war death down in my WW2 notes , he died after 1947 !!

Cheers John, that's hopefully another one off my post-war list

Malcolm

jonheyworth
4th November 2021, 15:43
Cheers John, that's hopefully another one off my post-war list

Malcolm


Gawd ! Post War as well ! I never noted many of those but I have some .

I’d put 1949 down as 1943 in my illiterate scribbling in this case !

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 16:29
Hinchcliffe 3 October 1949 died of heart attack on cross country run

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 16:32
James 13 November 1949 , accidently killed in a fencing bout with an epee at Waterbeach

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 16:34
Green 21 November 1949 Stoke on Trent RI after motorcycle accident

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 16:37
Beaney 25 december 1948 , vehicle accident at Osmaston Lane, Ashbourne. Andrew Kelly , RAF, driver, sentenced to 12 months for manslaughter

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 16:41
Harvey 26 August 1949 , fell off bridge into Thames at Wallingford breaking neck

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 16:43
Fleming 19 February 1949. Found dead in bed at Credenhall found to have died from diabetes

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 16:47
Radford 16 October 1949 , polio at Devon isolation hospital

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 16:49
Morgan 28 September 1949 pinned under tractor overturned on bend on perk track at Waddington , had been disciplined for driving it too fast

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 16:52
Dawson 20 April 1949 , fell under trailer whilst attempting to mount it on move at Lyneham , severe crushing head injuries

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 16:54
Wright 13 December 1949 , ran in front of car previous day outside Waddington running for bus

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 16:57
Gibbs 29 June 1949 ,drowned bathing near Newquay

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 17:03
Miller 29 November 1948 ,, died in Royal Portsmouth hosp of cereberal heamorhage following anaemia caused by poisonous substances used during his duties

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 17:07
Parker 11 August 1949 , polio, County Hospital Hereford

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 17:11
Gartshore 20 December 1949 , run over by lorry in RAF Henlow

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 17:15
Reid 20 October 1949 , drowned when yaughting, overturned in squall off Tayport

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 17:20
Elliot 4 October 1949 , SIGW at 25 Ramsay, Westfield , died in Memorial hospital

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 17:21
Gill 30 June 1949 burned to death when faulty blowlamp exploded at Church Lawford

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 17:31
Sloane 18 July 1949, suicide by hanging in his room in block 21

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 17:39
Kotylak 12 January 1949 , knocked off bicycle by car

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 17:42
Knight 6 January 1949 , appendicitis in BMH Hamburg

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 19:22
David Walker October 30 1948, was held up and murdered . A Sudanese was charged

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 19:28
Wilton 13 July 1949 , fell from the 4th floor toilet window next to the restaurant of Selfridges being doa at St Marys hospital

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 19:33
Read 3 january 1949 , SIGW . Revolver by side in room at Quedgley

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 19:38
Carnie 4 May 1948 , aircraft engine fell on him at Benson. Die in RAF hosp Halton

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 19:45
Cowley 11 February 1948 , found seriously ill in his room dying in SSQ

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 19:47
Thomas 4 October 1948, pillion passenger when rear tyre blew at Brinklow

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 19:49
Knights 1 August 1o48 , motorcycle crash over rail bridge near Kendal

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 19:51
Bourne 24 May 1948 , found mutilated on railway at Dringhouses returning from leave in London

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 19:57
Jones 24 september 1948 killed by taxi driver whilst cycling near Manston . Driver convicted of manslaughter

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 19:59
Byrne 30 september 1948 , Kirkham hospital of injuries when hit by car walking to Weeton

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 20:01
Beazley 2 July 1948 hit tree on motorbike in Ballykelly

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 20:02
Dotting , of Jamaica 8 January 1948 drowned boating off Thorney Island

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 20:04
Marshall 2 October 1948, peritonitis

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 20:06
Gill 27 March 1948 , dinghy overturned boating

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 20:07
Bennett 18 April 1948 , drowned bathing at Fremington

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 20:10
Richardson 11 January 1948 , lorry crash , overturned on bend at Bishops Stortford

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 22:09
Carruthers 29 February 1948 , died of wounds sustained in train bombing in BMH Bir ia Acov

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 22:12
Robertson 11 May 1948 , road accident at Mukalangawara

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 22:24
Graver 19 June 1948 , died in lincoln hospital of injuries sustained as pillion rider at Hykeham

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 22:37
Hibbert 1 November 1948 , killed in fire in barracks block at 103 SP Istres

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 22:40
Trigg 26 September 1948 , died after crash as pilion rider at Cherhill when hit cyclist with no lights and flung under car

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 22:52
Vance 7 August 1948 , hit swimmer diving off top board in Redhill pool, dying Halton of broken neck

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 22:55
Shann 28 July 1948 , disappeared climbing mount kilimanjaro off duty. Believed near top on glacier

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 23:05
Oakley 23 July 1948 , died in Lister hospital of head Injuries in motorcycle accident at Shillington

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 23:14
Rees 23 April 1948 , killed by lorry when riding tandem from Gloucester to Wales on Highfield hill, Lydney

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 23:20
Fish 21 April 1948 , died of cereberal concussion following a collision with another player In a football match at Pershore

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 23:23
Fellows 16 April , crushed by stack of crates at Wythall

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 23:28
Griffin 4 March 1948 , died Innsworth hospital after being crushed between wall and fire tender when starting it at Little Rissington

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 23:33
James 23 February 1948 , killed in a drunken hit and run accident at Wick of multiple head injuries

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 23:35
Kinghorn and Sansom 7 March 1948 , killed when lorry overturned and hit tree at Palgrave

jonheyworth
7th November 2021, 23:45
Boyles 3 March 1948 gassed himself in a Liverpool hotel

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 00:16
Sheldon 20 December 1948 run over at night on peri track at Swinderby by another airman on a motorcycle

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 00:30
Lawrence 13 September 1948 , fractured skull a d brain lacerations in road accident at Cardington

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 00:43
Stewart 15 March 1948 , burnt in road crash at Fayid March 6 and flown home died in Wroughton 5 hours after arrival

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 00:51
Bain October 3 1948 , died at home on leave of bronchial asthma

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 09:57
Brook 29 January 1949 , lorry crash when it overturned near Barton Tuns

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 10:14
Mackintosh 11 September 1949 BMH Gibraltar of abdominal sarcoma

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 10:17
Gillespie 28 February 1949 intestinal obstruction in Italian hospital Amman

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 10:19
Mearns 7 November 1948 , multiple bullet wounds at Deversoir

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 10:20
Fraser 10 March 1949 traumatic cereberal heamorhage and dislocation of cervical spine in no 3 RAF hospital

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 10:21
Falcolner 6 April 1949 multiple bullet wounds at El Firdan

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 10:22
McPhee 4 October 1949 bacterial endocarditis at BMH Fayid

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 10:26
Zygmunt 1 January 1949 , died in road accident in Belgium

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 18:50
Archibald 24 October 1959 , drowned boating in Strangford loch

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 18:52
,Miller 6 september 1950 , accidently shot accepting a revolver off another airman at Ballykelly

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 18:57
Bell 11 December 1950 , dragged from bus, beaten unconscious and had petrol poured on him and ignited in the jungle girl riots in Singapore, an Indian shopkeeper was sentenced to death

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 19:05
Vickery 22 December 1958 , fell over xmas shopping in Nicosia and accidently shot himself in the head

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 19:08
Ritchie 16 october 1956 , crashed motorcycle drunk on cheltenham road , airman pillion passenger injured

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 19:11
Watson 17 April 1953 , drowned in st Athan swimming pool found dead , pool was officially closed

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 19:17
Stalker 20 December 1957 , killed by lorry whilst walking on main road at S Cerney

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 19:21
Barton 24 July 1954 killed in hit and run at Eggington hitching home 200 yrs from his house

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 19:24
Bailey 20 september 1954 , killed when 2 x 1000 lb bombs fell off trolley and blew up at Marham

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 19:28
Roberts 16 August 1959 , v9lunteered to be in lake during helicopter rescue exercise but Mae West valve delated and he drowned

jonheyworth
8th November 2021, 19:45
Oops wrong thread

jonheyworth
9th November 2021, 01:13
Grant , Meldrum and Lurati 31 December 1948 , killed when RAF lorry with 30 airmen hit meat lorry at lower bisterne

jonheyworth
9th November 2021, 01:22
Walker 30 October 1948 , multiple GSW at Deversoir

jonheyworth
9th November 2021, 01:29
Hogarth 14 October 1948 , killed by electric shock operating faulty hand drill at Heaney

jonheyworth
9th November 2021, 01:51
Lowe 11 May 1948 road accident

jonheyworth
9th November 2021, 01:56
Doherty 28 April 1948 , road accident at Fayid

jonheyworth
9th November 2021, 22:34
Roney27 January 1948 GSW at Gatow

jonheyworth
9th November 2021, 22:51
Caligari 18 February 1969 , car crash near Shawbury

jonheyworth
9th November 2021, 22:53
Stockwell 24 September 1960 , fell over cliff on camping trip

jonheyworth
9th November 2021, 22:55
Bentley 13 May 1960 , run over on bike by 4 ton lorry at blue boar garage

jonheyworth
9th November 2021, 22:57
Price 28 July 1968 , collapsed and died at home

jonheyworth
9th November 2021, 23:10
Hughes 3 December 1961 , hit and run as pedestrian near Shawbury

jonheyworth
9th November 2021, 23:12
Wood 3 March 1962 , passenger in car hit stationary lorry at Alwalton , died Peterborough hospital

jonheyworth
9th November 2021, 23:41
Gibbs 19 May 1952 , hit by van near st Ives whilst riding motorcycle

jonheyworth
9th November 2021, 23:45
Corrigan 14vaugustv1950 , fell from truck, fractured skull at north kill8ngholme

jonheyworth
9th November 2021, 23:57
Smith 25 November 1956 ,,asphyxiated in bunk in epileptic fit at RAF Lyddimore

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 00:00
Kelly 10 April 1951 , hung himself in cell at Bedford prison Whilst on remand on burglary charges

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 00:03
Walker 19 March 1965 , collapsed and died at Ballykelly

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 00:06
Walker 1 September 1953 in car which collided with towed boat at Broughton

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 00:07
Birch August 3 1956 , car accident, hitchin road, Henlow

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 00:12
Braithwaite 23 May 1955 , pillion rider motorcycle accident near Derry

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 00:54
Sharp 19 december 1954, died at Fayid of poisoning after being seriously ill 3 days

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 00:58
Flames 17 August 1956 , motorcycle accident West Thurrock

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 01:00
Freeman 1 July 1956 , hung himself at home, said to have been experimenting with judo

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 01:04
Healey 24 June 1966 mpassenger in mini bus hit telegraph pole near Oaakham

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 01:06
Mackie 22 Mar h 1956 , hung himself in hut West kirkby

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 01:08
Davies 11 july 1956, cycle hit rear of lorry at Sutton

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 01:12
Langton 9 August 1953 , fell climbing cliffs at Bempton

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 01:15
Tweedie 30 October 1958 committed suicide under van after theft allegations

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 09:07
Dovaston and Jenkins 4 March 1962 ,car crash on Margate road

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 09:09
Pretty 8 december 1957 found hanged at Gaydon

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 09:12
Martin 23 november 53 , hat blew off as oillion passenger and walked back to get then killed by hit and run at old stratford

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 09:14
Harrah 7 June 1955 , died of overdose in royal Berks hospital

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 09:20
Peter's 26 August 1966 , car crash on great North road

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 09:22
Lee 28 April 1957 , cut off by tide at sand point Weston S Mars

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 09:25
Jeffries 27 October 1953 , hung himself at Sopley

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 09:27
Adams 25 February 1943 , collapsed and died just after a 40 round boxing match

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 09:30
Wheeler 25 February 1953 died in a flying accident at Riverside Bulawayo

jonheyworth
10th November 2021, 09:35
Feeble November 8 1963 , rear seat pazsenger in car which hit stationary lorry at Grantham

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 00:38
Green 8 February 1944 , died after drinking 3 cocktails of anti freeze mixed with orange juice

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 00:43
Green 18 September 1954 , motorcycle accident near Chippenham

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 00:47
Dinley 16 July 1955 , motorcycle hit petrol,tanker at Elton Green

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 00:49
Cooper May 7 1959 , motorcycle hit lorry at Bradenham

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 00:53
Fisher 20 November 1952 ,

Ogden passengers in RAF Van which hit stationary lorry near Thetford

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 00:57
Cooper 30 April 1960 , motorcycle accident in Reading

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 01:00
Farmer may 14 1959 , passenger in land rover, hit electricity pole at Lutton

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 01:05
Williams 29 july 1953 , RAF ambulance overturned near metheringham

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 09:21
Stalker 20 December 1957 , hit by lorry walking at Driffield crossroads, cirencester

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 09:24
Bailey 5 October 1962 , gassed himself in a room in wells street, Marylebone

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 09:27
Flanagan 25 december 1960 coronary thrombosis at midnight mass in Exton Church

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 09:29
Benjafield 10 July 1961 , fell off motorcycle on bend at high speed

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 09:59
Hallinan 15 May 1953 , hit by car on way to a dance

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 10:02
Bowman

Cooper

24 August 1961 motorcycle accident hit bus near bishop Auckland

paulmcmillan
11th November 2021, 10:26
24188 George Francis HALES
Death Date: 9 Mar 1951


While attending morning parade at the R.A.F. firefighting school at Sutton Hull. yesterday, the station's commanding officer. Wing-Cmdr. George F. Hales (45). of Bournemouth. collapsed in front of nearly 200 men and died within five minutes. He was posted to the school only month ago. His parents live in London
Published: Saturday 10 March 1951
Newspaper: Bradford Observer

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 10:27
Fordham 14 April 1951 , found hanging in hut at Cranwell, ruled accidental sexual experiment

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 10:29
Davies 6 February 1956 , SIGW at Monkton Burrow s

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 10:34
Cowling October 1950 , accidently drowned Takoridi

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 10:36
Davies 14 December 1950 , beaten to death in Jungle girl riots

jonheyworth
11th November 2021, 10:41
Bradley 28 February 1952 , lorry accident near Weeton

jonheyworth
12th November 2021, 01:17
Beauchamp 26 April 1948 , st Bridgids nursing home Carlow of pneumonia

jonheyworth
12th November 2021, 11:42
Porter 19 September 1955 , hit by lorry whilst hitch hiking at Leek Wooton

jonheyworth
12th November 2021, 11:49
Derrington 29 November 1956, killed in explosion at bomb dump

jonheyworth
12th November 2021, 11:56
Bell

Ivel

Denison 29 september 1969


Killed when launch 1386 capsized in heavy seas off Amble

jonheyworth
12th November 2021, 11:58
Jones 23 january 1959 , his car hit lorry at Haceby

malcolm_raf
12th November 2021, 16:01
Hi Jon

"Cowley 11 February 1948 , found seriously ill in his room dying in SSQ"

He was supposedly based at Marston Moor near York but his death was registered in Howden, which does not cover Marston Moor, but does cover Holme on Spalding Moor and Breighton. He is buries in Tockwith, next to Marston Moor, do you know which SSQ he died in?

Malcolm

malcolm_raf
12th November 2021, 16:08
Hi Jon

"James 23 February 1948 , killed in a drunken hit and run accident at Wick of multiple head injuries"

I have him registered in Bridgend, a long way from Wick, is this the correct location of the accident?

Malcolm

jonheyworth
12th November 2021, 17:01
Hi Jon

"James 23 February 1948 , killed in a drunken hit and run accident at Wick of multiple head injuries"

I have him registered in Bridgend, a long way from Wick, is this the correct location of the accident?

Malcolm

Ah youíre not a sheep bothering Taffy Malcolm ! Wick is a place in Wales near Bridgend !

jonheyworth
12th November 2021, 17:03
Hi Jon

"Cowley 11 February 1948 , found seriously ill in his room dying in SSQ"

He was supposedly based at Marston Moor near York but his death was registered in Howden, which does not cover Marston Moor, but does cover Holme on Spalding Moor and Breighton. He is buries in Tockwith, next to Marston Moor, do you know which SSQ he died in?

Malcolm

Thatís all I had sorry Malcolm. Post war records are often startling in their brevity

malcolm_raf
12th November 2021, 19:18
Ah youíre not a sheep bothering Taffy Malcolm ! Wick is a place in Wales near Bridgend !

No I'm a Yorkshireman, although I have Welsh relatives but incorrectly assumed Scotland

Cheers

malcolm_raf
13th November 2021, 15:36
Hi John

"Caligari 18 February 1969 , car crash near Shawbury"

He was serving at RAF Luqa, Malta and I can't find a death registration for him in England, is this the correct entry for him?

Malcolm

jonheyworth
14th November 2021, 01:03
Hi John

"Caligari 18 February 1969 , car crash near Shawbury"

He was serving at RAF Luqa, Malta and I can't find a death registration for him in England, is this the correct entry for him?

Malcolm

Of course I can Malcolm

Definitely right . Senior Aircraftman Joseph Caligari , st Josephine flats , Gizira Malta, killed as passenger in car which left road at Astley, Shrewsbury overturned, trapped underneath . On course at Shawbury Air traffic control school. Car driver L/ Bdr Stuart Farmer HQ Army aviation BOAR , unhurt

jonheyworth
14th November 2021, 01:08
Hannan 30 August 1962 , suicide in bunk at RAF Stafford by overdose

jonheyworth
14th November 2021, 01:12
Sherrif 5 October 1952 , killed by car at Sawtry when he ran across road

jonheyworth
14th November 2021, 01:16
Barnett 18 December 1965 , killed in a fight during a party at Changi by Sgt A B Kelly

jonheyworth
14th November 2021, 01:24
Hicks 10 August 1953 , died in cliff fall at Bempton in exact spot Langton had died the day prior

jonheyworth
14th November 2021, 01:30
Beanie 15 March 1970 , fell 300 feet down cliff SW coast of Cyprus

jonheyworth
14th November 2021, 01:31
Teardrop 4 January 1968 , road accident died Changi hospital

paulmcmillan
14th November 2021, 11:18
Joseph Caligari
Birth
1941
Death
Apr 1969
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
Death, Burial, Cemetery & Obituaries

malcolm_raf
14th November 2021, 19:01
Joseph Caligari
Birth
1941
Death
Apr 1969
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
Death, Burial, Cemetery & Obituaries

Hi Paul

Thanks for this I have now found the entry, I don't what I did wrong last time.

Malcolm

jonheyworth
14th November 2021, 20:51
Hi Paul

Thanks for this I have now found the entry, I don't what I did wrong last time.

Malcolm

I looked out of curiosity too Malcolm and I couldnít find him either on GRO or free BMD !

jonheyworth
14th November 2021, 22:43
Swanson

Duffy

8 July 1955 , hit hire car on motorbike at Johnsston at 12:40 hours in way back to Pembroke Dock after night out

jonheyworth
14th November 2021, 22:47
Hughes 15 April 1950 car accident at Felton

jonheyworth
14th November 2021, 22:52
Gregor

Learmouth

20 May 1968 , at crash into lorry at Caland Cross

jonheyworth
14th November 2021, 22:54
Whales 30 March 1964 killed riding in Malaysian Grand Prix

jonheyworth
14th November 2021, 22:57
Thornton 14 May 1952 , glider accident when piloting when which cable broke at M8ddleton st George

jonny
15th November 2021, 07:56
Lowe 11 May 1948 road accident

Derby Daily Telegraph - Wednesday 12 May 1948

"R.A.F. Men Die In Jeep Crash

Two corporals of the R.A.F. Police, Victor John Lowe (20) of 341, Crankhall-lane, Wednesbury, and William Robertson (19), of 33, Milton-street, Edinburgh, were killed when a military jeep in which they were travelling skidded and ran into a ditch six miles outside Negombo, Ceylon, yesterday."

jonheyworth
16th November 2021, 21:56
Griffith 26 February 1955, found dead in ditch besides his motorbike near Manby

jonheyworth
16th November 2021, 22:01
Blackmore 10 May 1956, killed when a rocket he was attaching to the wing of a Venom accidently ignited and launched

jonheyworth
16th November 2021, 22:03
Gill 26 may 1958 , fell whikst climbing Glyder Fawr in Snowdonia

jonheyworth
16th November 2021, 22:07
Arnold 12 August 1955 , oxygen bottle exploded whilst being serviced in hangar at Abingdon

jonheyworth
16th November 2021, 22:12
Hart 12 february 1957 , murdered by LAC James Mahoney who shot him on board torpedo recover ship Bangor at Londonderry, dying in hospital

jonheyworth
16th November 2021, 22:14
Good 18 August 1961 , committed suicide under train at Chalfont and Larimer station

jonheyworth
16th November 2021, 22:20
Workhouse

Hutchinson


26 August 1961 , killed when car hit wall near Shawbury on night out

jonheyworth
16th November 2021, 22:23
Swindled 6 October 1961 , car hit lorry near Nines, France

jonheyworth
16th November 2021, 22:55
Parry 4 september 1953 , asphyxiated on board ferry Ulster Prince when he fell asleep and a too tight collar pressed on his enlarged thymus gland

paulmcmillan
17th November 2021, 09:18
"Hart 12 February 1957 , murdered by LAC James Mahoney who shot him on board torpedo recover ship Bangor at Londonderry, dying in hospital"

James Mahoney. who is at present on his honeymoon, will not return to Crumlin Road Prison. Belfast, until to-morrow—when his six-day parole ends. Mahoney—one of 48 prisoners paroled for the Christmas holidays —is serving a seven-year sentence for manslaughter ..

Published: Saturday 27 December 1958
Newspaper: Belfast Telegraph
County: Antrim, Northern Ireland
Type: Illustrated | Words: 792 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

jonheyworth
18th November 2021, 20:47
Nicholls 18 October 1948 , hit by van late at night walking along road near Horn Spinney after missing last bus

jonheyworth
18th November 2021, 21:02
O'Connor 15 June 1948 , died of multiple injuries and burns when returning from church when 2 ton truck hit bridge parapet and fell over it and caught fire at Bull bridge, Hambleton

jonheyworth
18th November 2021, 21:04
Wright 13 December 1949 , hit by car running to catch bus

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 08:28
Davidson March 8 1951, killed by army lorry at Seaand whilst standing in a queue for a bus. The army driver was convicted and jailed

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 08:29
Constable 12 juky 1954. Killed in a 3 vehicle collision at Cottesmore

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 08:32
29 February 1948 Floyd etc etc. All killed in terrorist bombing of train

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 08:36
Peel 14 April 1960 , fatally injured when his scooter and a lorry collided dying in Blackburn RI

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 08:41
Allan 13 september 1957 killed on Edgware road in a collision between two cars

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 08:44
Wrigglesaorth 21 October 1954 . Killed at RAF Cardington when a trailer full of gas cylinders broke free from its lorry as it passed him and another airman and hit them, breaking his spine

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 08:51
Holt 22 May 1952 , run over by Bofors gun during practice for a competition at RAF Wattisham

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 08:53
Royston 14 March 1953 , killed in hit and run whilst walking with his girlfriend who was injured at park hill Swallow Nest

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 08:56
Townsend 18 November 1962, gassed himself in his car

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 08:58
Faulkner 14 November 1959 , found dead in his bed at Changi the morning after his stag night

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 09:00
Pearson 5 June 1962 killed when two sailing dinghy collided off Towan head, Newquay

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 09:04
Duffy April 22 1958 died in hospital in Newcastle after a fight with a NAAFI van driver on road near Ackilington

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 09:07
Davies

Isherwood

Jenkins

Gorecki

18 September 1963 Killed when car hit concrete block near Aachen

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 09:15
Lewis 27 January 1954 , asphyxiated by anthracite stove fumes in his room at Blananerch camp due to a faulty flue

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 09:20
Dixon 8 October 1951 Fatally Injuries when RTU on Carlisle to Penrith road in motorcycle accident

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 09:30
MCilwhane March 6 1966 , killed in glider accident

jonheyworth
20th November 2021, 09:32
Fraser 18 October 1954 road accident at St Columb when riding in NAAFI van which overturned

jonheyworth
22nd November 2021, 01:08
Lewis 3 march 1956 , walked into helicopter tail,rotor after landing in desert or jordanian / Iraqi border

jonheyworth
22nd November 2021, 01:11
Matthews 1 may 1956 , road accident on Brandon to Swaffham road

jonheyworth
22nd November 2021, 01:14
Darling 29 July 1968 , hit by car walking back to RAF Kinloss on Kinloss -Forres road

jonheyworth
22nd November 2021, 01:19
Ferris 7 august 1950 , hit bus riding his motorcycle near Crossgar

jonheyworth
22nd November 2021, 01:23
Gray 19 october 1970 . Died in royal free hospital of hepatitus contracted in Singapore

paulmcmillan
23rd November 2021, 11:42
Group Captain Edward Stephen Dru Drury AFC #26131
Ex Cranwell graduate 1929
http://oldcranwellians.info/flight-cadet-entries-pre-war/28-1.html

BIRTH 24 MARCH 1910 • Corfe Castle, Dorset, England

DEATH 17 SEPTEMBER 1948 • R.A.F. station Manby, Lincolnshire, England


Sunday Pictorial (Mirror)
Sunday 19 September 1948
Page 3

RAF expert dead in churchyard
An inquest was opened at Manby Aerodrome (Lincs) yesterday on Group Captain Edward Drury, A.F.C.. thirty-eight year-old
aircraft gun expert, who was found dead in a local churchyard. It is believed that police found a revolver near him.
Drury, who lived at Corfe Castle, Dorset introduced the 40mm. tank buster into the Desert Air Force in 1942.
He has a son of -five-

jonheyworth
2nd December 2021, 20:25
Austin 9 May 1953 cereberal abscess in Stamford and Rutland hospital

jonheyworth
2nd December 2021, 20:28
Sefton 14 May 1953 , motorcycle accident on langtoft to Bourne road

jonheyworth
2nd December 2021, 20:31
Sharp 21 October 1969 , passemger in RAF mini which hit lorry in for near Harrowby

jonheyworth
2nd December 2021, 20:33
Butterworth 4 October 1955 , hit by car walking across Sandwich toll bridge

jonheyworth
2nd December 2021, 20:35
Wood 26 May 1952 , hit van on motorcycle near Great Casterton