Malvern College Second World War Casualty

Sgt Kenneth Edward Corrie

House and time at Malvern: 9, 1933 - 1936.

Regiment: R.A.F..
Died: 23 June 1941 aged in . Missing, presumed killed in action.
Battle: Bomber Command. Cemetery: Runnymede Memorial Panel 41.

Son of Thomas Edgar and Frances Campbell Corrie, of Heathway, Chobham, Woking, Surrey.
Class VI.

53 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
The squadron flew the Bristol Blenheim light bomber undertaking anti-submarine and anti-shipping operations. He died just before the Blenheims were replaced by the Lockheed Hudson in July 1941 .

A/c 'S' on convoy escort duties failed to return to base - Crew P/O Bolten, Sgts Corrie and Kircher.'
Squadron diary, AIR-27_504_11

He was flying a Blenheim Mark Four V.5647.
The aircraft was ordered for escort duties at 09.00 hours on 23 June 1941, and was reported at 13.00 hours to have crashed in flames in the sea.
Missing Record