Malvern College Second World War Casualty

F/Lt. David Septimus Stewart Low

House and time at Malvern: 1, 1922 - 1924.

Regiment: R.A.F..
Died: 27 July 1942 aged 34 in Germany. Died of wounds as P.O.W..
Battle: Bomber Command. Cemetery: Becklingen War Cemetery 26. J. 11.

Son of Alexander Graham Low and Annie Low, 9 Holland Park.
Husband of Susan Mary Low, of Farnham, Surrey.

57 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
The squadron flew Vickers Wellington bombers from November 1940.

He was the Air Gunner in a Wellington III X.3653 together with Captain W/C P-Smith, Observer F/O Hodson, 1st W/T Sgt Moses, and 2nd W/T Sgt Drysdale. The aircraft took off at 15:30 on the 27th July 1942 for a bombing raid over Bremen but failed to return.

57 Squadron Operation records, July 1942
Detailed records