Born: 1923, Ipswich.
Died: 10th March 1945; age: 22; Crashed into trees on take off at Barford St. John, Oxfordshire.
Residence: 10, Bruce Gardens, Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotland.
Rank: Pilot Officer/Pilot; Service Number: 185230.
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 16 Operational Training Units.
Father: Percy Walter Howell, born 1900, Ipswich.
Mother: Agnes Isabella Howell (nee Southgate), born October 1902, Ipswich.
In 1944, Ipswich, John married, Ann Dallas Fraser.
Probate to Ann Dallas Howell.
10th March 1945
Aircraft: de Havilland DH. 98 Mosquito T Mk III; serial number: RR287; based at RAF Station Barford St. John, Oxfordshire. Shortly after take off at 22:50hrs for night duel circuit training,
the Mosquito lost power and flew into trees.
Ashley Stanley John Fardell; Flight Lieutenant/ Pupil; age 34; R.A.F.V.R.