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Pooles, Michael Reginald Mark (1915-1942)

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: Michael Reginald Mark Pooles (1915-1942), born 15 June 1915, son of Mark Pooles and Doris Kathleen Poole (née Woulfe) of Birchanger, Northwood, Middlesex.

Siblings: John Gerald Pooles (1920-2007).

Married to Patricia Cave.

 

Attended Bowden House School, Seaford, Sussex.

 

Attended Sherborne School (School House) January 1929-December 1933; 6th form; House Prefect; Corporal in OTC; Class Leader.

 

Tea broker.

 

WW2, Flight-Lieutenant (Pilot), 35 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (RAFVR). Killed in action off Trondheim, Norway, at the sinking of the German battleship Tirpitz, on 28 April 1942, aged 26.

 

Buried at Stavne Cemetery, Trondheim, Norway, A IV British. J. 11 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2186312/pooles,-micha...

 

Commemorated at:

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance.

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