Battle of Britain London Monument – F/O R C Brown

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Ronald Clifford Brown was educated at Dulwich College and joined the RAF on a short service commission in January 1939. With his training completed, he joined 229 Squadron at Digby on 6th October 1939.

Over Dunkirk on 29th May 1940 he claimed a Me109 destroyed and on 15th October he claimed another.

 

 

Above: 229 Squadron – L to R: DuVivier, Smith WA, Bright, Mitchell RR, Ravenhill, Bary, Linney,

Brown RC, Merryweather

 

Brown later served with 111 Squadron. He spent the last few months of the war in hospital after injuring his knee playing for the RAF in a rugby match.

He was released from the RAF in 1945 as a Squadron Leader and died on 19th March 1988 aged 67.

 

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