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.


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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