Lest We Forget

1939 - 1945

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.

Duff, Ronald Walter James

Rank
Leading Airman, Royal Navy, HMS Daedalus
Service Number
FX91971
Born
about 1924
Parents
Ronald Thomas Hilliard Duff and Margery Gordon Duff, of Craig Dhu, North Queensferry
Date of death
1 March 1943 (Aged 19)
Grave
Grave 112, Dunfermline, Douglas Bank
Other Memorials
Scottish National War Memorial (Edinburgh Castle)

Other Information

Duff grave
Grave of Ronald Duff

He seems to have been killed in a road accident at Meriden, Warwickshire.

HMS Daedalus was RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent and used as the main training base for the Fleet Air Arm.


Sources

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Scottish National War Memorial (Edinburgh Castle)

www.naval-history.net

Ancestry.com


Here dead we lie, Because we did not choose
To live and shame the land, From which we sprung.

Life, to be sure, Is nothing much to lose,
But young men think it is, And we were young.

[A.E. Housman]

When You Go Home,
Tell Them Of Us And Say,

For Your Tomorrow,
We gave our Today

[Kohima, attributed to John Maxwell Edmonds]

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