Image and information courtesy of David.

Born: 1926, Ipswich.

Died: 3rd March 1945; age: 19.

Ronald was a navigator and was lost during a mission to Norway when the plane he was in came down in the sea, in what was believed to be the area close to the Frisian islands.

Rank: Flight Sergeant; Service Number: 1629954.

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 297 Squadron.

Aircraft: Handley Page Halifax M III
Memorial Reference:

Panel 273.

Runnymede Memorial,

Englefield Green,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Edward John & Alice Elizabeth Spall, of Ipswich.


Father: Edward John Spall, born February 1883, Trimley St. Mary, Suffolk.

Mother: Alice Elizabeth Spall (nee Carter), born January 1892, Lavenham, Suffolk.


Ronald is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Nicholas Church, Ipswich.

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