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.
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.