Wickenby - R. A Whitley

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Reference WMO262295

Address:

Wickenby Aerodrome

Watery Lane

Wickenby, Lincoln

LN3 5AX

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Tree/s
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Tree & plaque 16-17 December – 12 Squadron - Took off from Wickenby 1614. On return crashed 2345 at Hainton 9 miles WSW of Louth, Lincolnshire, Sgt, Whitley was critically injured and died shortly after being admitted to Louth Hospital
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ROSS, Hugh Robert Hector. Flight Sergeant. 408339. Royal Australian Air Force. Son of Trevor Wilson Ross, O.B.E. and Henrietta Katharine Anne Ross, of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, husband of Winifred Mary Ross. Died 17th December, aged 23. Buried at CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY, Grave 13730. CLARK, Frederick George. Sergeant (Flight Engineer). 1850565. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Arthur John and Mary Ann Sarah Clark, of Sunningdale. His brother Arthur John also died on service. Died 17th December, aged 19. Buried at SUNNINGDALE (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD, Grave 1417. WALKER, Arthur. Flight Lieutenant (Navigator). Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Joseph and Annie Walker, of Whitehaven; husband of Jean Walker, of Darlington Co. Durham. Died 17th December, aged 31. Buried at WHITEHAVEN CEMETERY. Ward 5. Sec. O. Grave 390. ALDISS, Harry Derek Gordon. Sergeant (Air Bomber). 1334286. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Maj. Harry Gordon Aldiss and Dorothy Aldiss, of East Dereham. . Died 17th December, aged 20. Buried at EAST DEREHAM CEMETERY, Plot 16. Line 66. Grave Z. MCDOWELL, Harold Russell. Flight Sergeant. 421664. Royal Australian Air Force. Son of George Stanley and Edna Isabel McDowell, of Dorrigo, New South Wales, Australia. Died 17th December, aged 20. Buried at CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY Grave 13930. BROOME, Alfred Thomas. Sergeant (Air Gunner). 545146. Royal Air Force. Son of Arthur and Elizabeth Broome, of Bishop's Castle. Died 17th December, aged 26. BISHOP'S CASTLE (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) CHURCHYARD, East of church. WHITLEY, Ronald Alfred. Sergeant (Air Gunner). 1604580. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Alfred Whitley, and of Rosa Florence Whitley, of Chineham. Died 17th December, aged 21. Buried at THROOP UNITED REFORMED CHURCHYARD, Grave 55.

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