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Kenneth William GRICE

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Kenneth William GRICE. Flight Lieutenant, Navigator 189803, Royal Air Force stationed at RAF Hullavington. Born 20th January 1922 died 20th January 1954 aged 32.
Wills and Admin. Ancestry. His home address was 52 Holland Road, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire and died 20th January 1954 at Hullavington, Wiltshire. His effects went to Lydia Jane Grice, widow. At rest in London Road Cemetery, Chippenham, Wiltshire.
Credit Lauriebe http://forum.keypublishing.com/archive/index.php/t-93181.html
20 Jan 54 WF391 Varsity T1 1 ANS Near Hullavington 4
On return to base the pilot requested a BABS (Blind Approach Beacon System) approach but advised that he had poor RT and BABS reception. No further calls were received and when the wreckage was found the position of the undercarriage and flaps suggested that the aircraft was being set up for an overshoot when the pilot lost control and may have stalled. Flight Lieutenant Fernihough received his DFC for his bravery whilst flying 65 sorties with 37 Sqn in the Middle East during 1943. Flight Sergeant Wright's DFC was awarded in December 1944 when he was a Warrant Officer with 75 Sqn.

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Flight Lieutenant, Pilot 134506 Aubrey Howard FERNIHOUGH DFC AFC, Royal Air Force stationed at RAF Hullavington. Born 7 March 1919 died 20 January 1954 aged 34 years. At rest in Market Overton Churchyard, Rutland.
Citation for his D.F.C.
Flying Officer Aubrey Howard FERNIHOUGH (134506), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 37 Squadron.
This officer has taken part in 65 sorties, involving operations in North Africa, Pantellaria and Sicily. His work in the battle areas has been of
the highest order and has been executed with great dash and daring. On one occasion he bombed the airfield at St. Marie du Zit with unerring skill. In -more recent operations, Flying Officer Fernihough has' participated in attacks on ports and other targets in Sicily, ccomplishing excellent work. By his great skill, thoroughness and gallantry, this officer has set an example worthy of the highest praise.


Flight Sergeant, Air Signaller 1020888 John WRIGHT DFC , Royal Air Force, stationed at RAF Hullavington. Born 28 July 1921 died 20 January 1954 aged 32 years. At rest in Hawkhead Cemetery, Glasgow,

Acting Pilot Officer Student Navigator 1882667 Ronald Albert MOORE , Royal Air Force stationed at RAF Hullavington. Born 16 January 1926 died 20 January 1954 aged 26 years. At rest in London Road Cemetery, Chippenham, Wiltshire.

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