Born: 25th May 1913, Ipswich.
Died: 21st July 1941; age: 28; Killed on active service at Durham.
Residence: 27, Belle Vue Road, Ipswich.
Occupation: Secretary to a Wine & Spirit Merchants.
Rank: Sergeant/Pilot; Service Number: 964546.
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 76 Squadron.
Relatives Notified & Address: Only son of Henry Francis & Robina Hudgell, of Ipswich.
Father: Henry Francis Hudgell, born August 1880, East Dulwich, London.
Mother: Robina Hudgell (nee Napier), born May 1885, Ipswich.
Probate to Henry Francis Hudgell – father. A Timekeeper.
21st July 1941
Aircraft: Halifax I; Serial Number: L9533. On the 21st July 1941, L9533 was coming into land at R.A.F. Middleton St. George, Durham, after a training flight. At 12:45 a Hurricane aircraft flew across the path of L9533. In an attempt to avoid the Hurricane, L9533 spun into the ground and crashed.
Leonard Richard Blackwell; Pilot Officer/Pilot; age 26; R.A.F.V.R.
Alfred James Grenyer; Sergeant/Flight Engineer; age: 21; R.A.F.
Albert John Howes; Sergeant/Wireless Operator/Air Gunner; age 28; R.A.F.V.R.
John William Rolfe Boggis; Sergeant/Observer; age 24; R.A.F.V.R.