Sale WW2 

Hugh James Platts

Rank:Flying OfficerNumber:162128
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Name of Rgt or Ship:Command Unknown
How Died:Accidental
Country of burial:Egypt
Cemetery or Memorial:Alamein Memorial
Town Memorial:Sale
Extra Information:
The son of Eric & Hilda Platts (nee Lingard).    The family resided at 93
Framingham Road, Sale.

Attended Sale High School and Manchester Grammar School.  Continued his
education at Manchester University and gained a B.Sc., Hons. (Manchester). 
  He was a keen Scout and an Assistant Scoutmaster for the Sale High School

Joined the RAF in 1942.  Navigator, killed in an air accident.    Aircraft
crashed into the sea about 180 miles north of Bengazi - no trace was ever

His death was reported in the 16/11/1945 edition of the Sale & Stretford

See the 5th Sale & Ashton Scout Group Memorial.
Memorials found on:
Manchester University
Manchester Technical College
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