Phillip Arthur Whitter, Son of Philip and Elizabeth Whitter, of Shanklin, Isle of Wight. Believed to be known as "Bill" hence the initial "W" for William on the Shanklin War Memorial.
Sergeant 1864357 P A Whitter (Flight Engineer), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
CWGC record ...
His name is recorded on the Shanklin War Memorial as W Whitter.
The aircraft left RAF Grimsby at 21.00 on Ops to Berlin. All the crew were killed when the aircraft was lost without trace.
Sgt Whitter had lived at 16 Wilton Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight.
Information provided by : John Bloodworth
This image shows Gatten and Lake School football team 1938.
Bill Whitter is in the centre holding the cup.
Image published in Isle of Wight County Press 23 July 2010 (from Colin Bastiani of Northwood).