Service Details
Name:
BROWNE
Given Name:
RICHARD WILLIAM
Initials:
R W
Service No:
55102
Trade:
Pilot
Rank:
Flying Officer
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force
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Date of Death:
1943-09-07
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Age:
20
Cause of Death:
Died in Aircraft Accident, Armstrong Whitworth Whitley V BD257, went out of control and hit control tower at high speed before exploding, killing three ground staff and seriously injuring two others
Additional
Information:
Son of Maj. Theophilus Coxon Browne, S.A.A.F. and Ethel May Browne, of Rietandale, Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
United Kingdom
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Locality:
Cheshire
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Cemetery:
CHESTER (BLACON) CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
Sec. A. Grave 285.

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