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Ronald Paisley

Ronald Paisley


Shoreditch College

Service number


WW2 rank

Flying Officer

214 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Theatre of war


Date of death

26 May, 1943

Location of death

North Sea


North Sea


Flying Officer Ronald Paisley graduated from Shoreditch College in 1942 and soon joined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Just after midnight 26 May 1943 Fg/Off Paisley and his crew of six set out from Chedburgh to target Dusseldorf. Somewhere over the North Sea at 02:48 the Stirling Mark III BK659 was shot down. Everyone on board died and only one body was recovered. Fg/Off Paisley is remembered at Runnymede Memorial. He was 21.


The Commonwealth War Graves Commission