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Casualties - 1983


[February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December]

9 Jan

FORRESTER, CARL BARRINGTON  (C8210164) age: 22

LAC

He was serving at RAF Coltishall at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Norwich Outer.  He was cremated at Rose Hill Crematorium, Doncaster

13 Jan

STAPLES, RICHARD MICHAEL  (D8092715) age: 30

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Hullavington but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He was cremated at Haycombe Crematorium, Bath

14 Jan

THOMAS, RICHARD DIXON  (4232889) age: 36

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Brawdy and his death notice in The Times stated he was killed in a flying accident but a corresponding military or commercial loss has not been found so far .  He is buried in St John the Baptist Churchyard, Sidmouth.

20 Jan

GLAISTER, JOSEPH LIONEL  (G8009532) age: 30

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Odiham and was killed when he drove his car into a brick wall outside the Plough Inn at South Warnborough on the A32, whilst over the drink drive limit.  He was cremated at Durham Crematorium.

22 Jan

JOHNSON, RONALD  (V4247965) age: 46

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Coningsby at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Westminster.  He was cremated at Boston Crematorium

24 Jan

LEE, DEAN ROBERT  (J8176787) age: 22

SAC

He was serving at RAF Bruggen and was killed in a road accident, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rhyl Cemetery.

25 Jan

BEAUMONT, JAMES ARTHUR  (E1921432) age: 51

WO

He was serving at RAF Abingdon at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Chichester.  He was cremated at Oxford Crematorium

25 Jan

WATT, WILLIAM JAMES  (C3502465) age: 53

WO

He was serving at RAF Marham and died, cause unknown, at home at 145 Sandringham Avenue, Marham.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

2 Feb

BARBER, CYRIL WILLIAM  (G1920231) age: 50

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Wittering at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Rutland.  He was cremated at Peterborough Crematorium

5 Feb

HONE, CLARK OWEN  (U1947829) age: 36

Chf Tech

He was serving at RAF Coningsby at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Horncastle.  He was cremated at Boston Crematorium

6 Feb

GRANT, CHARLES WILLIAM  (D4163463) age: 46

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Lyneham at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Oxford.  He was cremated at Oxford Crematorium

12 Feb

LINNING, PAUL JAMES  (L8179027) age: 21

SAC

He was serving at RAF Marham but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Ely as his death was registered in Ely.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery

16 Feb

BEGLEY, HERBERT PATRICK  (P4273732) age: 40

Cpl

He was on the strength of RAF Innsworth, but probably died whilst non-effective and his death is registered in Chichester.  He was cremated at Coney Hill Crematorium, Gloucester

22 Feb

COLLINS, PETER JAMES  (P4200361) age: 45

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Newton but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Bingham Cemetery

23 Feb

HAIGH, DAVID JOHN  (8027449A) age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harrier T Mk 4, XW926 of No 233 OCU, which collided with XV895 of the same unit during an air combat training sortie.  He was cremated at Peterborough Crematorium

23 Feb

LEEMING, JOHN ROGER  (2618098H) age: 39

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Harrier T Mk 4, XW926 of No 233 OCU, which collided with XV895 of the same unit during an air combat training sortie.  He was cremated at Peterborough Crematorium

1 Mar

VELLA, JOSEPH FRANCIS AMABILE  (R8150104) age: 47

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Bruggen at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Siggiewi Parish Churchyard, Malta

3 Mar

CARTER, ROBERT ALAN  (E1938941) age: 39

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Uxbridge at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Blackpool & Fylde.  He was cremated at Lytham St Annes Crematorium

5 Mar

SLATER, RODNEY JAMES  (S8112048) age: 32

SAC

He was serving at RAF Honington where he died after being taken ill suddenly whilst on duty.  He is buried in St Peter & St Paul's Churchyard, East Harling.

10 Mar

ANDREW, MICHAEL  (C8093917) age: 31

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Cottesmore at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Melton Mowbray.  He was cremated at Grantham Crematorium

11 Mar

ABSON, PETER  (R8074088) age: 33

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Cottesmore but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Kings Hill Cemetery

20 Mar

CULROSS, IAN  (D8150936) age: 21

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Leuchars at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Dundee.  He is buried in Balgay Hill Cemetery, Dundee.

22 Mar

BURDEN, ERIC ANDREW  (686580Y) age: 39

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Hullavington but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Wootton Bassett Municipal Cemetery

23 Mar

BAIRD, ROBERT KEITH  (Q4061160) age: 50

WO

He was serving at RAF Brawdy at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Haverfordwest.  He is buried in St David's Churchyard, Brawdy

1 Apr

ROBINSON, WILLIAM HENRY  (X0584977) age: 50

WO

He was serving at RAF Swinderby at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Lincoln.  He is buried in St Germain's Churchyard, Thurlby

3 Apr

STAIN, JONATHAN WILLIAM  (P8171334) age: 22

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Abingdon and was killed when he fell 9,000ft whilst parachuting at Weston-on-the-Green when his parachute failed to open.  He is buried in New Cemetery, Abingdon.

10 Apr

McQUILKIN, JOHN JOSEPH  (W4007639) age: 55

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Brize Norton but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton as his death was registered in Swindon.  He is buried in St Mary's Churchyard, Black Bourton

12 Apr

GRIFFITH, VAUGHAN OTTWAY  (Y4279592) age: 37

Chf Tech

He was serving at RAF Northolt but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Uxbridge as his death was registered in Hillingdon.  He was cremated at Breakspear Crematorium

16 Apr

CLARKE, PAUL SEAN  (L8126688) age: 25

A/Cpl

He was serving with the RAF Police at RAF Chivenor at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Barnstaple.  He is buried in St Augustine's Churchyard, Heanton Punchardon

17 Apr

KNOCK, JOHN  () age: 61

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Kirby Cadet T Mk 3, WT895 of No 614 VGS which broke up in the air at Wethersfield whilst carrying out aerobatics.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained

17 Apr

SUTTON, IAN  () age: 17

Cdt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Kirby Cadet T Mk 3, WT895 of No 614 VGS which broke up in the air at Wethersfield whilst carrying out aerobatics.  He is buried in

19 Apr

ROBERTS, NEIL JOSEPH  (F8081140) age: 34

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Stanmore Park at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Clamp Hill Cemetery, Stanmore.

20 Apr

CITRINE, ROY  (8024971) age: 37

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Gazelle HT Mk 3, XX374 of No 2 Flying Training School which struck the ground and slid on to its side before falling into a valley on Mount Snowden.  He is buried in St Mary the Virgin Churchyard, Shawbury

20 Apr

VINCENT, STEVEN JOHN  (B8139622) age: 22

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Wildenrath and was fatally injured in a fight with soldiers of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in a bar brawl in Cyprus.  He is buried in St Mary's Churchyard, Elloughton, East Yorkshire

30 Apr

ATKISS, JOHN BRIAN  (F8187949) age: 20

SAC

He was serving at RAF Binbrook at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Caistor.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

3 May

PYE, ROYSTON  (A8030182) age: 40

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Hospital, Ely at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Peterborough.  He is buried in Ely City Cemetery.

17 May

CORDEREY, IVOR JOHN SINCLAIR  (503500F) age: 51

Wg Cdr

He was serving at RAF Uxbridge at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Kettering.  He was cremated at Kettering Crematorium

21 May

ARMSTRONG, PAUL THOMAS  (K8116198) age: 25

SAC

He was serving at RAF Coltishall and was killed in a coach crash in the Black Forest in Germany during an exchange visit to a RCAF unit.  He was cremated at Cottingley Hall Crematorium.

21 May

FOX, PETER JOHN  (F8130862) age: 26

SAC

He was serving at RAF Coltishall and was killed in a coach crash in the Black Forest in Germany during an exchange visit to a RCAF unit.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery.

21 May

MESSENGER, MICHAEL JOHN  (L8125002) age: 23

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Coltishall and was killed in a coach crash in the Black Forest in Germany during an exchange visit to a RCAF unit.  He was cremated at Perry Barr Crematorium.

21 May

ROE, BRIAN  (L8015054) age: 28

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Coltishall and was killed in a coach crash in the Black Forest in Germany during an exchange visit to a RCAF unit.  He is buried in Abbey Lane Cemetery, Sheffield.

21 May

SWASH, DERRICK  (S8138252) age: 26

SAC

He was serving at RAF Coltishall and was killed in a coach crash in the Black Forest in Germany during an exchange visit to a RCAF unit.  He was cremated at Hull Crematorium.

21 May

WINSHIP, STUART  (A8201332) age: 20

SAC

He was serving at RAF Coltishall and was killed in a coach crash in the Black Forest in Germany during an exchange visit to a RCAF unit.  He was cremated at Carmontside Crematorium, Milton, Biddulph

23 May

LAMB, ALBERT EDWARD  (W4019923) age: 53

WO

He was serving at RAF Hullavington at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Chippenham.  He was cremated at Haycombe Crematorium, Bath

27 May

THOMSON, JOHN DAVID  (S8120131) age: 29

SAC

He was serving at RAF Bracknell at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Bracknell.  He is buried in Bracknell Cemetery

1 Jun

PIKE, SIR THOMAS  (016202Q) age: 76

MRAF

He had retired as Deputy Supreme Commander Allied Powers Europe in 1967 and probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in St Andrew's Churchyard, North Weald.

5 Jun

RILEY, CHRISTOPHER JOHN  (508228X) age: 44

Sqn Ldr

He was serving at RAF Scampton and was killed by a train on the main Leicester to Peterborough railway line at Gunthorpe as he was crossing the line, an open verdict was returned.  He was cremated at Rhyl Crematorium.

7 Jun

MORRIS, JOHN RAYMOND  (4056590) age: 49

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Kinloss at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.

9 Jun

PETLEY, STEVEN JAMES  (K8069946) age: 32

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Abingdon at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Oxford.  He was cremated at Oxford Crematorium

10 Jun

LAMBERT, DAVID JOHN  (S8138468) age: 24

Cpl

He was serving at RAF St Athan at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in South Glamorgan.  He is buried in St Edward's Churchyard, Burgess Hill

15 Jun

WARBURN, WILLIAM EDWARD JOHN  (690639Q) age: 33

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Swanton Morley and died from injuries sustained in a fencing match at a club in Fulham.  He was cremated at Kingsdown Crematorium.

22 Jun

McCARTNEY, GEORGE LAMBERT  (F8089971) age: 29

SAC

He was serving at RAF Leeming and was killed whilst travelling as a hitch-hiker in a car which hit a crash barrier on the A690 at Houghton-le-Spring and somersaulted into a concrete post.  He was cremated at Sunderland Crematorium.

24 Jun

LANE, ROGER FRANCIS  (8024776T) age: 36

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hawk T Mk 1, XX166 of No 4 Flying Training School Sqn, which flew into high ground on the Isle of Man during a navigation exercise from Valley to Lossiemouth.  He is buried in St John the Baptist Churchyard, Leeming

24 Jun

LEWIS, JULIAN MARK BADEN  (2623619B) age: 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hawk T Mk 1, XX166 of No 4 Flying Training School Sqn, which flew into high ground on the Isle of Man during a navigation exercise from Valley to Lossiemouth.  He was cremated at North Devon Crematorium

24 Jun

MORRIS, GLYN  (Q1939776) age: 39

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF North Luffenham at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Rutland.  He was cremated at Horsham St Faith Crematorium

8 Jul

PULLEN, MICHAEL JOHN  (G4271474) age: 42

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Chessington at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Chichester.  He was cremated at Chichester Crematorium

8 Jul

BARNSLEY, PHILLIP  (T8103155) age: 31

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Cosford at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Rushcliffe.  He is buried in St Cuthbert's Churchyard, Donington

17 Jul

YEELES, JOHN HERBERT  (W4017652) age: 54

WO

He was serving at RAF Uxbridge at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Huntingdon.  He was cremated at Cambridge Crematorium

29 Jul

EVANS, WILLIAM GRIFFITH  (W0681471) age: 43

Chf Tech

He was serving at RAF Gutersloh at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He was cremated at Bielefeld Crematorium

3 Aug

BEYNON, ANDREW GUY  (8027419H) age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Canberra T Mk 17, WJ625 of No 360 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on take off from RAF Gibraltar after entering a fog bank.  He is buried in Filton Cemetery

3 Aug

EDWARD, WILLIAM HUNTER  (2628136C) age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Canberra T Mk 17, WJ625 of No 360 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on take off from RAF Gibraltar after entering a fog bank.  He was cremated at Aberdeen Crematorium

3 Aug

FORD, PETER  (4177225T) age: 49

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Canberra T Mk 17, WJ625 of No 360 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on take off from RAF Gibraltar after entering a fog bank.  He was cremated at Cambridge Crematorium

4 Aug

VICKERS, PETER  (E8081929) age: 53

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Finningley at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Doncaster.  He was cremated at Rose Hill Crematorium, Doncaster

11 Aug

DAKIN, ANTHONY STEWART  (8021319B) age: 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Buccaneer S Mk 2B, XX891 of No 16 Sqn, which he abandoned shortly after take off from RAF Laarbruch after the aircraft stalled but it was outside the limnits for the seat.  He was cremated at Krefeld Crematorium

12 Aug

NORVELL, IAN ANDREW  (P8107909) age: 27

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Honington at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Cambridge.  He was cremated at Ipswich Crematorium

19 Aug

RICHARDSON, GEORGE FREDERICK  (U2448777) age: 52

Sgt

He was either serving at RAF Lyneham at the time of his death, or died in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton as his death was registered in Swindon.  He is buried in St Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Lyneham

22 Aug

PHILLIPS, PETER JOHN  (A8138472) age: 22

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Binbrook at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Louth.  He was cremated at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe

26 Aug

THOMPSON, MICHAEL LESLIE  (608529Y) age: 39

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lightning F Mk 3, XP753 of the Lightning Training Flight which crashed into Scarborough Bay whilst undertaking an unauthorised display over a recruiting exhibition.  He is buried in St Mary with St Gabriel Churchyard, Binbrook

4 Sep

ROBERTS, DAVID CLWYD  (589115F) age: 46

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Wyton at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Ely.  He was cremated at Cambridge Crematorium.

5 Sep

MACK, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (Q4220259) age: 43

M AEOP

He was serving at RAF Kinloss at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Forres.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.

6 Sep

CARWITHEN, RICHARD ANTHONY  (R8207279) age: 18

SAC

He was serving at RAF North Luffenham and died in a motorcycle accident on the A6121 at Foster's Bridge, between South Luffenham and Ketton .  He was cremated at Efford Crematorium, Plymouth.

6 Sep

WILLIAMS, KEVIN WYNNE  (Q8207295) age: 19

SAC

He was serving at RAF North Luffenham and died in a motorcycle accident on the A6121 at Foster's Bridge, between South Luffenham and Ketton .  He is buried in Town Cemetery, Glenadda, Bangor.

8 Sep

BEAVIS, ROY VINCENT  (K0682200) age: 43

M Eng

He was serving at RAF Lyneham but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He was cremated at Kingsdown Crematorium, Swindon

9 Sep

VALLINS, BRIAN DENNIS  (F8091092) age: 42

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Chivenor at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Barnstaple.  He was cremated at North Devon Crematorium

11 Sep

NIXON, ROBERT WILLIAM  (Y4242959) age: 45

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Honington at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Colchester.  He was cremated at Colchester Crematorium

14 Sep

WEIR, IAN WILLIAM  (2620859K) age: 46

Sqn Ldr

He was serving at RAF Lossiemouth but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He was cremated at Aberdeen Crematorium

15 Sep

MITCHELL, DAVID ALEXANDER  (4335644P) age: 37

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Leuchars at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Ferry Port on Craig.  He is buried in Tayport Churchyard.

21 Sep

LEY, SYDNEY LEONARD  (R4045218) age: 53

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Swanton Morley at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Chichester.  He is buried in All Saints Churchyard, Swanton Morley

25 Sep

WATSON, ROBERT  (A4264946) age: 39

SAC

He was serving at RAF Coltishall but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He was cremated at St Faith's Crematorium, Horsham St Faith

27 Sep

STEPHENS, MICHAEL DONALD  (4233558C) age: 34

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Tornado GR Mk 1, ZA586 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed about five miles from Kings Lynn following a total electrical failure at night, despite giving instructions to eject, he didn't.  He is buried in All Saints Churchyard, Honington

3 Oct

SIDFORD, PAUL  (P8075468) age: 32

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Gibraltar at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Barry Cemetery

7 Oct

MANN, KEVIN RAYMOND  (C8201861) age: 21

SAC

He was serving with No 617 Sqn, RAF Marham and was killed when his motorcycle crashed into the corner of a shop on the A10 at West Winch.  Details of his burial have not been ascertained.

8 Oct

SHELDON, NEVILLE WILLIAM  (P8187839) age: 20

SAC

He was serving at RAF Binbrook at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Caistor.  He is buried in St Mary with St Gabriel Churchyard, Binbrook

8 Oct

WALNE, RICHARD JOHN  (K8211945) age: 18

LAC

He was serving at RAF Wittering at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Caistor.  He is buried in St Mary with St Gabriel Churchyard, Binbrook

10 Oct

VAST, CHRISTOPHER  (K8129810) age: 26

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Cosford at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Wrexham.  He was cremated at Shrewsbury Crematorium

10 Oct

HARWOOD, KATHERINE ANN  (F8231936) age: 20

SACW

She was serving at RAF Lyneham at the time of her death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however her death was registered in Bristol.  She is buried in Sparkwell Parish Churchyard

17 Oct

BELL, JEFFREY KENNETH  (2623433T) age: 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Phantom FGR Mk 2, XV484 of No 23 Sqn, which flew into Mount Usborne on East Falkland during a practice CAP due to a faulty initial navigation system.  He is buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Hemel Hempstead

17 Oct

GOSTICK, JOHN RICHARD  (5202770E) age: 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Phantom FGR Mk 2, XV484 of No 23 Sqn, which flew into Mount Usborne on East Falkland during a practice CAP due to a faulty initial navigation system.  He is buried in St James Churchyard, Biddenham, Beds

17 Oct

McGINLEY, JAMES  (K8088262) age: 31

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Northwood at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Watford.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

19 Oct

WEST, ROBIN CHRISTOPHER  (S8181333) age: 22

SAC

He was serving at RAF Lyneham but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in St Sampsons Parish Churchyard, Guernsey

24 Oct

WARD, VINCENT PETER  (F8152108) age: 19

App

He was either serving at RAF Halton or died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in St Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Halton

28 Oct

DIXON, IAN CHARLES  (2618889M) age: 39

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tornado GR Mk 1, ZA558 of No 617 Sqn, from which he was ejected by the command ejection system after he became incapacitated for some reason, but his body was never found.  

28 Oct

SEWELL, JOHN RICHARD  (8027617K) age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harrier GR Mk 3, XV742 of No 233 OCU, which dived into the sea on the Holbeach ranges as it recovered from a diving cannon attack and although he attempted to eject he was unsuccessful.  He is buried in All Saints Churchyard, Wittering

1 Nov

CLUTTON, THOMAS TREVOR GEORGE  (C1926209) age: 48

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Odiham at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in North East Hampshire.  He is buried in St Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Lyneham

5 Nov

COLLEY, PETER  (2770237G) age: 47

Sqn Ldr

He was serving at RAF Mount Batten at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Plymouth.  He was cremated at Efford Crematorium, Plymouth

15 Nov

HAWKEN, KENNETH WILLIAM  (A8137154) age: 22

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Stafford at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Stafford.  He is buried in St Andrews Churchyard, Kenn, Essex

18 Nov

LANGWORTHY, RICHARD ULRIC DFC, AFC  (3516433) age: 48

Sqn Ldr

He was serving at RAF Gutersloh at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He was cremated at Aldershot Crematorium

19 Nov

CLEW, BYRON STUART  (2622533D) age: 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Harrier GR Mk 3, XV762 of No 1453 Flt, which flew into high ground near Goose Green on East Falkland in poor visibility.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery

19 Nov

SIMMS, NIGEL ALLWORTH  (C8200033) age: 21

Jnr Tech

He was serving at RAF Abingdon at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Cheltenham.  He was cremated at Cheltenham Crematorium

25 Nov

LENG, KEVIN MICHAEL  (A8174062) age: 22

SAC

He was serving at RAF Scampton at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in Lincoln.  He is buried in St John the Baptist Churchyard, Scampton

28 Nov

WARD, PETER ANTHONY  (P4281933) age: 36

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Benson but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He was cremated at Oxford Crematorium

7 Dec

WARD, IAN DEVEREUX  (R4274130) age: 39

Cpl

He was serving at RAF St Mawgan but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton as his death was registered in Swindon.  He was cremated at Penmount Crematorium, Truro

8 Dec

PARKER, JOHN MICHAEL ANTHONY AFC  (0607208V) age: 52

A/Cdre

He was serving as the Director of Quartering and was killed whilst flying in Cessna Citation, G-UESS, which crashed off the Isle of Lewis, but the wreck was not found until 10 years later.  He is buried in St Peters Churchyard, North Rauceby.

11 Dec

MURRAY, STEPHEN  (H8013094) age: 29

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Neatishead at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, however his death was registered in North Walsham.  He is buried in Cupar Cemetery

11 Dec

PERCIVAL, STEPHEN JOHN  (8027071A) age: 25

Fg Off

He was serving at RAF Upavon and was killed when his car hit a motorway bridge on the M4 at Bradfield near Newbury.  He was cremated at Salisbury Crematorium.

12 Dec

NEALE, JANET MARGARET  (B8063567) age: 22

SACW

She was serving at RAF Halton or died in the RAF Hospital at Halton, her death being registered in Aylesbury.  She was cremated at Amersham Crematorium.

16 Dec

McLAREN, LEONARD SCOTT  (R4029495) age: 53

WO

He was serving at RAF Henlow but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Baldock Cemetery

26 Dec

ORAM, MARTIN SCOTT  (P0593846) age: 40

Flt Sgt

He was on the strength of RAF Uxbridge at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He was cremated at York Crematorium.

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