Born: 6th September 1920, Ipswich.

Died: 9th June 1940; age 19; on board H.M.S. ‘Glorious.’

Rank: Pilot Officer; Service Number: 41599.

Regiment: Royal Air Force, 263 Squadron.


Medals Awarded: Distinguished Flying Cross. Gazetted on the 10th May 1940.

Aircraft: Gloster Gladiator 

Credited with 1 biplane victory.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 9.

Runnymede Memorial,

Englefield Green,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Sidney Arthur William & Ellen McNamara, of Ipswich.


Father: Sidney Arthur William McNamara, born January 1886, 199, Seymour Street, Somers Town, London.

Mother: Ellen Alice Griffiths, born November 1890, Brighton, East Sussex.


263 Squadron

Gloster Gladiator 

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