Such, Stanley Frederick


War Service:
Sub-Lieutenant (A) STANLEY FREDERICK SUCH RNVR of 838 Squadron, Fleet Air Arm was killed on the night of 30 April/1 May 1944. With Lt James Cook and PO Richard Grapes he was part of the crew of Fairey Swordfish NE 946 shot down by anti-aircraft fire while taking part in a rocket attack on a German torpedo boat beached on the coast of Brittany. Two other aircraft were lost in the attack.

He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) cemetery.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the Sydenham South Suburban Gas Works war memorial.

He was the son of William and Lily Such and husband of Alice Muriel Such of Bromley.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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