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Beal, David Charles (1922-1945)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the Second World War, 1939-1945.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: David Charles Beal (1922-1945), born 28 October 1922, son of Alfred C. Beal and Alice Beal of Dean Chine, Chislehurst, Kent.

 

Half-brother of Flt. Lt. Tom Murray, RAF Swaythling, Southampton.

 

Attended Pennthorpe preparatory school, Chislehurst, Kent.

 

Attended Sherborne School (The Green) September 1936-July 1940; 6th form.

 

WW2, Flying Officer (Pilot), 232 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (RAFVR). Killed on active service at Ondal, Bengal on 16 December 1945, aged 23.

 

Commemorated at:

Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata, India, Plot O. Row F. Grave 56 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2191634/BEAL,%20DAVID...

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; The Green roll of honour.

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