Images courtesy of the Woodard family.
Born: 1920, Ipswich.
Died on or since: 7th November 1945; age: 25; while carrying out a navigation exercise over the North Sea, from which the Lancaster failed to return.
Residence: R.A.F. Station Thornley, Yorkshire.
Home Residence: 46, Norwich Road, Ipswich.
Rank: Flight Sergeant; Service Number: 1272181.
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 279 Squadron.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Clarence Stanley Mortimer & May Mortimer, of Ipswich.
Father: Clarence Stanley Mortimer, born 1888, Ipswich. A Fish Merchant.
Mother: May Mortimer (nee Thompson), born 1893, Norwich, Norfolk.
ENGLAND & WALES Register 1939.
Stanley was living with his parents & siblings at their family home – 46, Norwich Road, Ipswich.
Clarence, a Fish Merchant.
May, unpaid Domestic Duties.
Sybil M. Mortimer, born 1922, Ipswich.
Barbara Joyce Mortimer, a Greengrocer Shop Assistant, born May 1924, Ipswich.
Augustus D. Mortimer, born 1926, Ipswich.
Pearl V. Mortimer, born 1931, Ipswich.
Probate to Clarence Stanley Mortimer – father.
7th November 1945
Aircraft: Lancaster; Serial number: PB431; Code: RL-F. Reported missing on a navex (navigational exercise) over the North Sea.
David Anderson; Flight Sergeant; age: 20; Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Charles Eric Ferdinand Blake; Flight Sergeant; Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Evelyn Edward William King; Flight Sergeant; age: 21; Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Donald Charles MacLean; Sergeant; age: 21; Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Kenneth William Parmenter; Flight Officer; age: 21; Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Kenneth Watson Robinson: Wireless Operator; age: 22; Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Roy William Vickers; Flight Sergeant; age: 26; Royal Air Force.