Read, Frederick David


War Service:
Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1323650 FREDERICK DAVID READ Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve died in a flying accident on 19 August 1943. He was attached to ā€˜Cā€™ Flight, 1663 Heavy Conversion Unit at RAF Rufforth in Yorkshire.

During the morning of 19 August two Halifax bombers on a training flight collided killing all 14 crew members, including Frederick Read.

He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery, Yorkshire.

Location of Memorial:
He is also remembered on the memorial at Holy Trinity Church, Sydenham.

He was the son of Frederick David and Rose Read, of Upper Sydenham.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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