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Outfin, Richard Malherbe

Wing Cmdr. Richard Malherbe Outfin who was killed in a flying accident on April 29 at the age of 36, studied medicine at Guy’ s Hospital and qualified L.M.S.S.A. in 1935. He was appointed to a commission in the Medical Branch of the Royal Air Force on May 4, 1936, and at the time of his death was senior medical officer at a group headquarters overseas. Guy’ s Obituaries


First name(s)Richard Malherbe
Date of birth04 April 1908
Place of birthPlymouth Registration District
Family detailsSon of William Henry and Edith Outfin; husband of Cynthia Outfin, of Esher, Surrey.
Previous educationPlymouth Technical College
CollegeGuy's Hospital
Dates at college-1926
Dept / courseMedical M.B., B.S. Lond
QualificationsL.M.S.S.A. 1935
Military unitRoyal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date enlisted04-May-36
Service number23296
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Decorations / medalsMentioned in Despatches
Date of death29 April 1944
Age at death36
Rank at deathWing Commander
Cause of deathKilled in a flying accident
Burial placeBari War Cemetery
Commemoration(s)Guys Memoriall Roll of the Fallen, University of London O.T.C.
SourcesGuy’ s Hospital Medical School Records, King’ s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; University of London O.T.C.

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