04.01.1943 No. 54 O.T.U. Beaufighter IIF T3058 Fl/Sgt. Robert F. Norwood
Operation: Training Flight
Date: 4th January 1943 (Monday)
Unit: 54 OTU
Type: Beaufighter IIF
Base: RAF Winfield, Berwickshire
Location: Hutton Hillbridge, Berwickshire
Pilot: Fl/Sgt. Robert Frederick Norwood 1383805 RAFVR Age 19. Killed
Nav: Sgt. Irvine Jackson 1198766 RAFVR Age 22. Killed (1)
REASON FOR LOSS:
This crew took-off from RAF Winfield. Fl/Sgt. Norwood and his navigator Sgt. Jackson were on a training flight when the port engine failed, causing the aircraft to crash at Hutton Hillbridge, Hutton, Berwickshire at 14.20 hours, tragically killing both occupants.
Pilot, Fl/Sgt. Robert Norwood
(1) C.W.G.C. list him as being 23 years old, his family grave shows 22.
Left: Grave of Sgt. Jackson
Fl/Sgt. Robert Frederick Norwood. St. Pancras Cemetery. Sec. 20. R.C. Grave 48. (Shown above right) Son of Herbert Fredrick and Eleanor Ada Norwood. of Edgware, Middlesex, England.
Sgt. Irvine Jackson. Bournemouth East Cemetery. Plot G. Row 6. Grave 156. (Shown above left) Son of Arthur and Hetty Jackson, of Bournemouth, England. (1) CWGC list him as being 23 years old, his family grave shows 22
With thanks to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details of next of kin.