Date: 10th October 1940 (Thursday)
Unit: No. 8 Elementary Flying School
Type: Miles Magister
Code: None issued
Base: RAF Woodley
Location: As above
Pilot (Inst): P/O. Ivor Hardy List 83300 RAFVR Age 24. Injured
Pilot (U/T): LAC. Ronald Edward Brooks 930140 RAFVR Age 19. Injured
REASON FOR LOSS:
During a training flight the aircraft stalled and crashed some 500 yards East of the airfield. Both crew members were injured in the crash and sadly passed away on admission to hospital.
The aircraft was written off.
P/O. Ivor Hardy List. Reading Crematorium, Panel 1. Son of George Henry and Edith Gertrude List of Stoke-on-Trent and husband of Miki Olive List, of Stoke-on-Trent, England.
LAC. Ronald Edward Brooks. Charlton Cemetery, Greenwich. Sec. Q. 2nd Cons. Grave 698. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Brooks, of Charlton, Greenwich, England. Grave inscription reads: "Time Takes Away The Edge Of Grief But Memory Turns Back Every Leaf".
Researched by Steve Hunnisett for Aircrew Remembered - April 2019. With Crematorium Panel photograph courtesy of Julia and Keld. For further details our thanks to the following sources:
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