RONALD VIVIAN KERRY

Born: 1921, Stow, Suffolk.

Died: 21st May 1942; age 21.

 

Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 927053.

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 215 Squadron.

 

Memorial Reference:

Column 415.

Singapore Memorial,

Kranji,

Singapore.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Spencer George & Esther Alice Kerry, of Ipswich.

 

Father: Spencer George Kerry, born 1898, Combs, Suffolk.

Mother: Esther Alice Kerry (nee Miller), born Miller, born July 1897.

 

Ronald is also remembered on the war memorial at the Town Hall, Ipswich.

 

21st May 1942

 

Aircraft: Vickers Wellington IC; serial number: BB465; based at Pandeveswar, India. The aircraft crashed due to unknown circumstances, but possibly shot down, in the Kabawa Valley, Upper Burma, killing the entire crew.

Crew:

John Edward Darrell Brewer; Pilot Officer; age 20; R.A.F.

Ronald Frank Clegg; Sergeant; age 20; R.A.F.V.R.

Donald Francis Hingott; Sergeant; age 29; R.A.F.V.R.

Stanley Gordon James Yarnell; Pilot Officer; age 23; R.A.F.V.R.

 

Aircraft information courtesy of John Allan.

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