LEST WE FORGET

Squadron Leader Ronald George Renwick FRAZER

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 41393 (RAF)
Born: Queensland, 16 September 1914
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 58 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station Stornoway
Died: Air Operations: (No. 58 Squadron Halifax aircraft HX224), North Sea, 26 February 1945, Aged 30 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Samuel and Harriet Maude Frazer; husband of Shiela Mary Frazer, of Orpington, Kent
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 264, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK

At 1625 hours on 25 February 1945 Halifax HX 224 took off from Stornoway to carry out an anti-submarine patrol in the Skaggerak. The aircraft and crew did not return to base from this mission. In 1948 it was recorded that the missing crew members were lost at sea.

The crew members of HX224 were:

Pilot Officer Herbert John Arnold (J/95212) (RCAF) (Navigator/Bomb Aimer)
Flight Sergeant Ronald William Brett (1398327) (RAFVR) (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner)
Flight Sergeant John Duncan (1061191) (RAFVR) (Flight Engineer)
Squadron Leader Ronald George Renwick Frazer (41393) (RAF) (Pilot)
Pilot Officer Harold Richard Hammerton (J/95279) (RCAF) (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner)
Warrant Officer II Gordon William Lee (R/179422) (RCAF) (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner)
Flight Sergeant John Edward Lomas (1801342) (RAFVR) (Second Pilot)
Flying Officer Hugh James Alexander McLean (13071) (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner)

References:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/14/367; A9300 FRAZER R G R
RAF Commands Website