Sunday, 31 August 2014

Cudworth, St John's Church, Ivor J Calverley RAF sidetable

Dedicated to their only son Sergeant Ivor Calverley of the RAF (photo taken 26 June 2013)
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Second World War - Barnsley War Memorials
Researched by MAC

Photograph by Nigel Croft

Inscription:
In Loving Memory of Our Only Son / Sergt. Ivor J. Calverley R.A.F. / aged 20 years / Missing May 21st 1945 / Per Ardua Ad Astra / Presented by his Parents / John W and Lillie Calverley

Ivor is also remembered on the Cudworth War Memorial
 

The Cudworth Local History and Heritage Group's book, Lest Cudworth Forgets, includes more information on him. He had been a member of the Cudworth Air Training Corps.  He was lost when the Lancaster he was training in ditched 5 miles off the Lincolnshire coast in 1945.

Ivor is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial in Surrey and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website. 



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1 comment:

Prinnie Davis said...

Remembered fondly by Ted who served with
Ivor in the RAF. I will never forget you mate. God bless you. From South Australia.