M.437  First Officer Ronald Arthur Porter 

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b. 6 Apr 1913, Carlisle  15 May 1941 to Mar-42 

 

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1936

 

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 prev. a Joiner and Cabinet Maker

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 Sergeant in the RAF from Aug-40, on Link Trainer based in Cambridge


Spitfire VB 92 Sqn top view c1941

d. 15 Mar 1942 (Died in ATA Service) - Spitfire Vb AD296 crashed in poor visibility at Lochembrech Hill nr. Castle Douglas

 

Buried at Stanwix Cemetery, Carlisle. ATA pilot Irene Arckless (q.v.) is buried in the adjacent plot.

 

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The inscription reads

"In Loving Memory of

F/O RONALD A. PORTER, A.T.A.

The Beloved son of 

HENRY and ANN PORTER,

Who was accidentally killed

March 15th, 1942

Aged 28 Years"

 


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