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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Rupert Stanley Darbyshire -


Rupert Stanley Darbyshire, son of Hubert Stanley and Margaret Sophia Darbyshire; wife of Winifred Darbyshire, of Bembridge

Wing Commander Rupert Stanley Darbyshire, Royal Air Force

CWGC record ...

Further information

Wing/Cdr Darbyshire's name does not appear on any Isle of Wight War Memorials.

Date of Death :Died 5th November 1941 Aged 36
Where buried or commemorated :Air Forces Memorial Runnymede Panel 28
Aircraft :Lockheed Hudson Mk.V AM657 UL-D of 608 Sqn Coastal Command
Pilot :Wing/Cdr R S Darbyshire CWGC record ...
:Sgt S R Mandall CWGC record ...
:F/O G A Hoar CWGC record ...

The aircraft took off from RAF Thornby at 20.01 hrs for operations on shipping in the Frisian Islands area. The aircraft was lost without trace.

Information provided by John Bloodworth
Page last updated : 12 August 2008


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