Malvern College Second World War Casualty

Sgt. John Edward Richards

House and time at Malvern: Sch, 1936 - 1939.

Regiment: R.A.F..
Died: 29 August 1942 aged 20 in Germany. Missing over Nuremberg.
Battle: Bomber Command. Cemetery: Durnbach War Cemetery Coll. grave 11. G. 14-17.

Son of Frank Branson Richards and of Harriett Louise Richards (nee Bowman), of San Francisco, California, U.S.A, and Merlins Mead, Riversdale, Bourne End, Bucks.61 Sqdn.
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Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 61 Sqdn
Beginning operations with Hampdens, the squadron converted in July 1941 to the more modern Manchesters and later (spring 1942), Lancaster bombers.

His brother Branson also died on service.