08.12.1941 No. 3 Flying Training School Oxford I R6017 LAC McAllister
Date: 08th December 1941 (Monday)
Unit: No. 3 Flying Training School
Type: Airspeed Oxford I
Code: Not known
Base: RAF Bibury, Gloucestershire
Location: At base - RAF Bibury
Pilot: LAC. Edward McAllister 1372895 RAFVR Age 22. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Not many details apart from he overshot the Runway and crashed - we welcome any further information that can be passed on to the relatives.
He was the only son, his mother lost her first husband during the first World War.
LAC. Edward McAllister. St. Ninians Parish Burial Ground (Bannockburn) Compt. B.9. Grave 13. Son of George and Hannah McAllister, of Bannockburn, Stirling, Scotland. Grave inscription reads: “In Loving Memory Of Our Dear Son, RIP.”
Researched and dedicated to the niece of the pilot, Anne Simpson - January 2017. Thanks to sources as quoted below: