Pilot Officer David LOWTHER-CLARKE

His name may also be recorded as David Lowther CLARKE

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 42798 (RAF)
Born: Location, Date unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 114 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station Oulton, Norfolk
Died: Air Operations: (No. 114 Squadron Blenheim aircraft T1858), off the Dutch Coast, 13 January 1941, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Cyril and Constance Lowther-Clarke; husband of Kathleen Ivy Lowther-Clarke, of Newmarket, Suffolk
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 33, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK

At 0855 hours on 13 January 1941, Blenheim T1858 took off from Oulton on a reconnaissance mission. The aircraft is believed to have been shot down by fighters at 1055 hours and crashed into the sea north-west of Bergen, Netherlands, and all the crew members were killed.

The crew members of T1858 were:

Sergeant Norman Oswald Allen (751997) (RAFVR)
Sergeant Alfred Richard Grindley (903403) (RAFVR)
Pilot Officer David Lowther-Clarke (42798) (RAF) (Pilot)


Chorley W R, Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War, Volume 2 Aircraft and Aircrew Losses 1941, Midland Counties Publications UK, 1993
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Newton, Dennis First Impact, Banner Books, Maryborough QLD 4650, 1997

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