11.06.1944 141 Squadron Mosquito II HJ916 Flt.Lt. Riddoch
Date: 11th June 1944 (Sunday)
Unit: 141 Squadron
Type: Mosquito II
Base: RAF West Raynham, Norfolk.
Location: South of Chippenham. Norfolk
Pilot: Flt.Lt. Peter Anthony Riddoch 121206 RAFVR - injured
Nav: Fg.Off. Charles Stanford Ronayne 152497 RAFVR Age 33. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Broke up in flight, throwing clear the pilot, before crashing on the Suffolk-Cambridgeshire border some 2 miles south of Chippenham and roughly the same distance north of Newmarket.
Flt.Lt. Riddoch was badly hurt and was detained in White Lodge hospital at Newmarket.
Fg.Off. Charles Stanford Ronayne. Little Massingham (St.Andrew) Churchyard, Norfolk. (Shown right)
Son of Charles Stanford and Mary Ronayne and husband of Marjorie Victoria Ronayne of Ealing, Middlesex, England.
Researched by Aircrew Remembered, researcher and specialist genealogist Linda Ibrom for relatives of this crew. Updated by Aircrew Remembered (Aug 2015). Updated by Aircrew Remembered (Dec 2020).