From: Portsmouth, UK
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Lest we forget
Lieutenant (A) RNVR. Born 10.6.17, elder son of Sir Francis and Lady Beane of St George’s Hill, Weybridge, Surrey. He was at Charterhouse [S] 1931 – 1936 and Brasenose College, Oxford. He served with 805 Sqn in North Africa and became an instructor at HMS Heron. Temporarily attached to 165 (Ceylon) Sqn RAF, he was killed in action on 26.11.43, aged 26, when shot down in Spitfire IX MH905 (SK-G). He is buried in St Charles de Percy War Cemetery, grave II.B.10. A memorial near the crash site, dedicated on 8th May 1995, is maintained by pupils, ex-pupils and others associated with Charterhouse.
Leading Airman RN. Born 15.8.18, younger son of Sir Francis and Lady Beane of St George’s Hill, Weybridge, Surrey. He was at Charterhouse [S] 1932 – 1937 and Brasenose College, Oxford. From HMS Daedalus he was attached to Service Flying Training School No.1. He was killed on 20.3.41, aged 22, in a training accident at Netheravon, Wiltshire. He is buried in St Peter’s churchyard, Hersham, Surrey, grave C.9.8.
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