Born: 1914, Walsall, Staffordshire.

Died: 13th January 1941; age: 27; killed when aircraft collided mid-air.

Residence: 1, Fleur-de-Lis Court, Carter Lane, St. Paul’s, London, E.C.4.


Rank: Pilot Officer; Service Number: 86727.

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 46, Squadron.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Mother: nee Turner.


Probate to Ian Ross McBean, a civil servant.


13th January 1941

Aircraft: Hawker Hurricane; Serial number: P3062; based at Digby, Lincolnshire. Frederick’s aircraft collided mid-air with Hawker Hurricane V6816 during a cine-gun air-to-air combat practice, almost overhead Barkston Heath airfield. Both aircraft crashed killing the respective pilots. Frederick’s aircraft came down at Lod/Lodge Farm, Ancaster, Lincolnshire. Kenneth Markham’s aircraft fell at Belton Park, Grantham.

V6816 Pilot: Kenneth Edgecombe Markham; Sergeant/Pilot; age 24; R.A.F.V.R.


Aircraft information courtesy of John Allan.


Posted in Second World War

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


error: Content is protected !!