Date: 8th October 1940 (Tuesday)
Unit: 264 Squadron RAF
Type: Defiant I.
Location: Marlow, Buckinghamshire.
Pilot: P/O Harold Ingham Goodall 79159 RAFVR Age 25. Killed
Air/Gnr: Sgt. Robert Bett Mirk Young 40197 RNZAF Age 22. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Took-off from Luton airfield, crashed at Marlow, Bucks, exact cause unknown. Reputedly as a result of enemy action.
264 Squadron Defiants at Kirton In Lindsey.
Sgt. Robert Bett Mirk Young and his grave at Northwood.
P/O Harold Ingham Goodall. Poole Parkstone Cemetery. Sec. V. Grave 87. Son of John and Harriett Gertrude Goodall, of Parkstone, Birmingham, England.
Sgt. Robert Bett Mirk Young. Northwood Cemetery. Sec. H. Grave 253. Son of John Carville and Emma Harriet Young of Palmerston North, Wellington, New Zealand.
Researched for relatives of the crew with thanks to the following: Commonwealth Graves Commission, 'Fighter Command Losses' - Norman Franks.
At the going down of the sun, and in the morning we will remember
them. - Laurence
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