The aim of this page is to pay our respects to our former friends and colleagues who have recently passed away. I hope to add a brief biography of the individual and where possible a war-time photograph. Click on name to be taken to tribute page.
It is sad to relate that a number of former squadron members passed away in 2016 and early 2017, unfortunately I have not been able to report on their passing or write up a brief obituary. I will when time permits rectify this, those who have gone are ;
November 2017 : Charles Mears DFC. Lancaster 1944/45.
November 2017 : Geoff Rothwell DFC : Short Stirlings, Flight Commander.
October 2017 : Phil Brentnall DFC, Short Stirling / Avro Lancaster, Flight Commander.
Phil Lamason DFC
September 2016 : Roy Cox, ( To be updated )
July 2016 : Roy Perrin, Pilot on Avro Lancaster’s
May 2016 : Wing Commander Howard Murley Pilot Avro Lancaster’s
August 2015 : Ray Swift, Mid Upper (completed tour with F/Lt Coram DFC RAAF)
Sunday 26th April 2015 : Johnny Wortley, Flight Engineer.
Thursday 16th April 2015 : George Green, Rear Gunner.
Wednesday 18th March 2015 ; Ron Brown Flight Engineer. No.218 (Gold Coast) Squadron & No.75(NZ) Squadron