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St James Badsey

Inscription

The lighting of this church

Was installed by his parents

As a memorium to

Sgt Ronald William Ballard

Royal Air Force V. R.

Killed in action 14 Oct 1941

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St James Badsey

Worcestershire

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Ronald William

Ballard

1920

Evesham, Worcestershire

14th October 1941

On board Saro A.36 Lerwick L7268 on a training flight from RAF Stranraer OTC4 when they crashed in unknown circumstance in the sea 7 miles NW of the Tarbat Ness lighthouse

21

St James churchyard, Badsey, Worcestershire

Second World War

Sergeant (Wireless Operator)

No 4 Coastal Officer Training Unit Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

It is believed eight men died and four survived

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