Born: 1916, Braintree, Essex.

Died: 16th January 1942; age: 26; aircraft lost on a flight to the Far East.

Residence: 249, Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 1151101.

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 93.

Runnymede Memorial,

Englefield Green,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frank Emil & Mabel Carrie Scott, of Ipswich.


Father: Frank Emil Scott, born 1889, Kelvedon, Essex – Commercial Clerk.

Mother: Mabel Carrie Scott (nee Taylor), born 1887, Kelvedon, Essex – Teacher of Piano.


Probate to Frank Emil Scott – father, a Commercial Clerk.


Allan is also remembered on the war memorial at Nacton, Suffolk and at St. Augustine of Hippo Church, Ipswich.


16th January 1942


Aircraft: Wellington; Serial Number: IC 9043, Unit: No 15 Operational Training R.A.F. The aircraft was reported missing on a ferry flight from R.A.F. Station Portreath, to the Middle East on the night of 16 January 1942. All the crew lost their lives.
Sergeant/Pilot James Maxwell Brady – R.A.A.F. age 22.
Sergeant/Pilot John Raeburn Brown – R.A.A.F. age 23.
Flight Sergeant/Air Gunner James Hassett Hehir R.A.A.F. age 32.

Sergeant Miles William Scott R.A.F.

Sergeant Joseph Ernest Browne R.A.F.V.F. age 32.

Following post war enquiries and investigations, it was recorded in 1948 that the missing crew had lost their lives at sea.

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