55 Coy RASC (AD) – 15 June 1956
Valetta VX521 of 110 Sqn RAF was carrying out a supply drop near, when it stalled and crashed into a hill near Ipoh. There were no survivors, and the Aircrew, Observer and the Despatchers were buried at the crash site. The bodies were later recovered and taken to Cheras Road Cemetery, Kuala Lumpur.
- Sgt P.J. Sherlock
- Sgt G.B Manners
- Master Navigator Peter C.M. De Boer
- Dvr J. Dixon
- Dvr J. McMullin
- Dvr T.E. Bolden
- Dvr J. Smith
- Capt. W.R. Franklin. Observer
It’s possible that I may be in error on the names of the Aircrew and Observer, with the exception of the Navigator. If anyone can confirm or refute the names, I would be grateful.