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.
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.
Sidney attended Ipswich School.
Sidney is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial.
Photograph courtesy of Gary Martin GLARAC photo archivist & website manager http://glarac.co.uk/node/951