Fogden, Peter George


War Service:
Lieutenant Peter George FOGDEN of 821 Squadron, Fleet Air Arm was killed on 20 December 1952 when his Sea Fury crashed into the Yellow Sea off the coast of Korea while on a sortie from the aircraft carrier HMS Glory. While attacking a junk south of Haeju the starboard wing of his aircraft was seen to be on fire. It is possible this may have been caused by faulty ammunition.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance in the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Pusan, Korea,

Location of Memorial:
He is also remembered an individual memorial at Haberdashers; Aske’s School, and on the Roll of Honour at the Armed Forces Memorial in the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire,

He was born in Greenwich on 13 September 1926. He was reported Missing, Presumed Killed in The Times of 24 December 1952.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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