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Bromham, John William Thomas


First name(s)John William Thomas
Date of birth17 February 1919
Family detailsSon of William Arthur Charles and Mildred Amelia Agnes Bromham
Previous educationYardley Court Prep School, Tonbridge
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dates at college1937-1939
Dept / courseEngineering
Military unitRoyal Air Force, 49 Sqdn.
Service number89598
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death07/09/1941
Age at death22
Rank at deathPilot Officer
Cause of deathKilled on active service
Burial placeKiel War Cemetery.
Commemoration(s)King’ s College Chapel; Yardley Court Roll of Honour; 49 Squadron Roll of Honour

Letter from his mother dated 5th Feb. 1951

“My son John William Thomas Bromham left King’s College in 1939 to join the RAF . He was commissioned as a Pilot Officer (with wings) in Jan. 1941, No. 89598 A Flight No. 3 Squadron – reported missing Sept. 7/8th 1941 and later presumed killed. I have since heard that he is buried in the British Military Cemetery at Kiel, Germany.”

SourcesKing’ s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission;

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