Born: 28th September 1913, Ipswich.

Died: 7th October 1941; age: 28; Killed in a flying accident at R.A.F. Station Lyneham, Chippenham, Wiltshire.

Residence; 41, Ruskin Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: an Assistant Teacher.


Rank: Leading Aircraftman/Pilot; Service Number: 1208600.

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.


Grave Reference:

X.C. 3 Grave 52.

Ipswich New Cemetery,




Father: Charles Blundell Goymer, born June 1884, Paulsfield Terrace, Somers Town, London.

Mother: Lilian Maude Goymer (nee Edmonds), born July 1884, Woodbridge, Suffolk.



Donald was an Assistant Teacher – P.E. School. He was living with his parents & sister at their family home – 105, Leopold Road, Ipswich.

Charles, a Locomotive Railway Foreman – on shift work.

Lilian, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Joan M. Goymer, born 1921, Ipswich.


In 1940, Ipswich, Donald married, Constance Ada Clarke, born June 1915, Ipswich.


Probate to Charles Blundell Goymer – father, a Locomotive Foreman & Constance Ada Goymer – widow.


Donald is also remembered on the war memorial at the Town Hall, Ipswich. St Mary at Stoke Church memorial, Ipswich.


7th October 1941


Donald was killed on board No. 14 FTS Oxford I V3947, in a mid air collision with Oxford V 3947 – Pilot Officer Terence Ellis Wade, of the R.A.A.F.


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