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Owen Edward Parry Newcater

Owen Edward Parry Newcater

Date of Birth

04 October, 1907

College

Borough Road College

Service number

137156

WW2 rank

Flying Officer Navigator (Bomber)

107 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

23 April, 1944

Buried/memorial

Brookwood Military Cemetery

Biography

Flying Officer Navigator Owen Edward Parry Newcater studied at Borough Road College from 1926 to 1929, where he was a club officer. It is not known where it worked after graduation but it is likely he taught then joined the Air Force when war was declared. ON 23rd April, 1944, Flying Officer Newcater and Pilot Officer McJennett took off from Preston Candover Hants. Soon after the plane lost control and crashed into nearby trees. Both occupants were killed. Flying Officer Newcater is buried at Brookwood Military Cemetery.

Sources

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

aviation-safety.net

Borough Road College 1926 Registry