Battle of Britain London Monument – F/O C W Goldsmith

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Claude Waller Goldsmith, from Dersley in the Transvaal, South Africa was educated in England at Cheltenham College and Imperial College, London where he studied Mining at the School of Mines. He was a member of the London University Air Squadron in 1936 and commissioned in the RAFVR in March 1938.

 

 

Called to full-time service on 10th October 1939, Goldsmith was serving with 603 Squadron at Dyce in early July 1940 before being posted to 54 Squadron at Hornchurch on 3rd September. He rejoined 603 there on the 28th.

Goldsmith was shot down by Me109’s south of Maidstone on 27th October 1940. His Spitfire, P7439, crashed near Waltham, between Ashford and Canterbury.

He died of his injuries next day, aged 23. He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery, Essex.

 

 

          

 

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